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Period Costume

Around the world, theatre designers and directors have grappled with how much period is too much when they stage productions set in historic times. Auckland Theatre Company’s veteran designer Elizabeth Whiting, who has designed costumes for over 80 productions for the company since its first show in 1993, has worked with enough directors to be clear on what works for audiences...

From its launch in 1993 Auckland Theatre Company, through founding director Simon Prast, was determined to bring New Zealand stories to the stage...

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Past Seasons

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

George Henare in Haruru Mai

2001

2002

Danielle Cormack and Tearepa Kahi in The Bellbird

Elizabeth Hawthorne in The Graduate

2003

Oliver Driver and Danielle Cormack in Caligula

2004

2005

Michael Hurst in The Duchess of Malfi

George Henare in Twelfth Night

2006

2007

Brooke Williams in The Crucible

2008

Rena Owen, Tiare Tawera and Maria Walker in The Pohutukawa Tree

2009

2010

2011

Laurel Devenie in On the Upside Down of the World

George Henare in Awatea

2012

2013

Anna Jullienne and Andrew Grainger in Anne Boleyn

Kristian Lavercombe in Jesus Christ Superstar

2014

2015

Andrew Grainger anPaul Glover in Lysistrata

Jaxson Cook in Billy Elliot

Michael Hurst and Ross McCormack in Amadeus