A play written for the centenary of women’s suffrage gets a new lease of life 25 years later. Playwright Helen Varley Jamieson reports on the development of the project and recent workshop in Wellington.
“I’ll Tell You This for Nothing – My Mother the War Hero” tells the story of little-known WW2 hero Phyllis in a 70 minute solo performance written and acted by her daughter, Kate JasonSmith. br> br>
Circa Theatre is delighted to once again host WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival throughout August, September and October.
As part of the fourth Women in Theatre Hui, Circa Theatre is hosting a writing workshop for women.
This satirical and outrageous performance by Catherine Delahunty, ex Green Party MP exposes the truly bizarre underbelly of politics via poetry and bad gossip.
BATS Theatre, 1-3 February
The Magdalena München Saison 2018 took place during February, March and April in Munich, Germany. Kiwis Helen Varley Jamieson and Deborah Hunt (NZ/Puerto Rico) were amont more than 30 German and international women artists presenting work during the season.
Madeline McNamara shows her performance investigation “Refusing Performance – The Attitudes” at Vogelmorn Bowling Club, 6.30pm, Friday 17 November.
The celebrated diva Miss Cynthia Fortitude and her long-suffering accompanist Miss Gertrude Rallentando are back, for ten days only!
13-23 December 2017
Jo Randerson was interviewed recently by The Big Idea on the status of the artist in society today.
“How can we stand up as artists and demand the conditions that we need to work? There are a lot of really poor offers that are made by institutions and companies to artists, and we continue to say yes to those offers.”
The third Women in Theatre Hui will be held on 24 September 2017, 13:00-17:00.
BATS Theatre, Wellington.