Events 2014

State of Play

09 November 2014 - 4 pm

Yes, it's true, New Zealand does have twenty living playwrights whose work has helped to create the multi-facetted gem that is New Zealand Theatre. (Theatrereview)

Playwrights Michelanne Forster and Vivienne Plumb discuss their recently-published book Twenty New Zealand Playwrights, which offers compelling insights into some of New Zealand’s best-loved playwrights, and discuss the state of theatre in New Zealand today.

Michelanne Forster is a prolific playwright and author who held the University of Auckland Residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in 2011.

Vivienne Plumb is a playwright, poet and fiction writer who has also won numerous awards and fellowships.

When:              Sunday November 9, 2014

Time:               4 pm start

Where:             Michael King Writers' Centre, Summit Rd, Takarunga Mt Victoria, Devonport

Cost:                Free

Bookings:        Spaces may be limited, so bookings are recommended (by November 7)

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 This event is part of the Devonport Arts Festival, which is on from November 8 to 16. Check for more events here: