New Zealand Plays

Lots of New Zealand writers who are part of the Guest of Honour programme of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012 have written plays, including Joy Cowley, Carl Nixon, Witi Ihimaera and Anthony McCarten. This collection is for beautiful posters and book covers of plays by New Zealand playwrights.
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Mervyn Thompson on the cover of the script of Coaltown blues (click for image credit)

Mervyn Thompson on the cover of the script of Coaltown blues (click for image credit)

This poster advertises The curative, a play based on a novel by Christchurch writer Charlotte Randall. The Court Theatre was founded in 1971, one of a number of professional theatre companies formed in New Zealand around that time.

This poster advertises The curative, a play based on a novel by Christchurch writer Charlotte Randall. The Court Theatre was founded in 1971, one of a number of professional theatre companies formed in New Zealand around that time.

Since its launch in 2007, PLAYMARKET’s New Zealand Play Series has published thirteen volumes of major works for the stage, yet New Zealand theatres have produced many significant plays that remain unpublished. The New Zealand Play Series seeks to ensure that many of these important theatrical works reach the readership and further audiences they deserve.

Since its launch in 2007, PLAYMARKET’s New Zealand Play Series has published thirteen volumes of major works for the stage, yet New Zealand theatres have produced many significant plays that remain unpublished. The New Zealand Play Series seeks to ensure that many of these important theatrical works reach the readership and further audiences they deserve.

No. 8 WIRE | Playmarket 2011

No. 8 WIRE | Playmarket 2011

Katydid by Lucy O'Brien | Playmarket 2011

Katydid by Lucy O'Brien | Playmarket 2011

Two Plays: Jo Randerson | Playmarket 2010

Two Plays: Jo Randerson | Playmarket 2010

A Way Of Life by Roger Hall | Playmarket 2010

A Way Of Life by Roger Hall | Playmarket 2010

Two Plays: Sarah Delahunty | Playmarket 2009

Two Plays: Sarah Delahunty | Playmarket 2009

Two Plays: Dave Armstrong | Playmarket 2009

Two Plays: Dave Armstrong | Playmarket 2009

Two Plays: David Geary | Playmarket 2009

Two Plays: David Geary | Playmarket 2009

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