The Last Regional Theatre: Inside Centrepoint's Fight to Stay
Change of Fortunes: Lessons from the Death of a Theatre
The Wild West: The Challenges, Opportunities and Identity of our TV Industry

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In Palmerston North, New Zealand's last provincial theatre is under new management and fighting to keep its head above water. But does it even matter if the theatre drowns? Baz Macdonald looks at what Centrepoint Theatre is doing to stay buoyant and make its voice heard.

On the morning of 1 May, Dunedin and the wider theatre community woke to the news that Fortune Theatre would be immediately and...

Theatre

Three weeks ago, in the middle of a thriving 2018 season, Dunedin's 44-year-old Fortune Theatre closed its doors. In Part One of this two-part article, Kate Prior analyses the conditions around its closure. In Part Two, practitioners and community share their memories of a formidable southern feature of the theatre landscape.

Emily Duncan had an exciting year planned. The Dunedin-based playwright and...

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How can we keep up in the Golden Age of ad-free streaming?

We are undeniably in the golden age of television. Never before has the medium seen such a wealth of content being created, across every genre and at this level of artistic and commercial achievement.

This golden age started in the early 2000s with the introduction of The Wire on HBO and with the advent of other streaming platforms like...

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