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"Generally Regarded with a Lenient Eye': Amateur Theatre in Dunedin 1862 -1868
Discussion of the rise of amateur theatre in Dunedin, New Zealand, 1862 - 1868, and its associations with professional theatre in the city.
Herr Daniel Bandmann and Shakespeare vs the World
German actor Daniel Bandmann played his first Hamlet at the age of 20, and made his English language debut as Shylock in New York, 1863. In his prime, he performed extensively in America, Great Britain, Australia, and New ...
Floating Islanders: Pasifika Theatre in Aotearoa
‘We float – we’re not based in one place – we’re floating Islanders. I always come back to theatre, theatre is my first home.’ – Makerita Urale This book celebrates 30 years of Pasifika theatre in Aotearoa/New Zealand. ...
Acting the Moor: Critical response to performances of Othello in Australia and New Zealand 1834 - 1866
In this article, I examine selected Australian and New Zealand productions of Othello over a thirty-five year arc, sampling critical commentary from each decade to highlight the expectations of Shakespeare in performance ...
We Are Amused: Theatre Comes To Dunedin, December 1861-April 1862
Examines the beginnings of professional theatre in Dunedin, New Zealand, from its first home in a converted horses stables business in 1862.