Tag: The Isaac Theatre Royal
Written by Dr Anna Crighton, Liz Grant and Dr Ian Lochhead.
"The story of the restoration and reconstruction of the theatre from the brink of collapse as a result of earthquake damage in 2011 to its triumphant reopening in November 2014, is as dramatic as any production that has taken place on the theatre’s stage. The combined skills of architects and engineers, conservators and craftspeople and an army of construction workers have returned an Edwardian theatrical jewel to its former glory while enhancing the experience of audiences and performers alike."
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"Theatre Royal open day attracts thousands" The Press reports.
ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL TO HOST FIRST PUBLIC OPEN DAY ON SUNDAY 8th MARCH
Four months after reopening her doors for performances and events and over four years since the closure of the most famous heritage theatre in the city, during which a $40 million rebuild and restoration was undertaken following the 2011 earthquakes, the Isaac Theatre Royal will finally hold its first public Open Day on Sunday 8th March between 1.00 – 4.00pm. (more…)
"Isaac Theatre Royal takes centre-stage" The Press (18/11/2014):
"Isaac Theatre Royal opens today" The Press (17/11/2014):
"Frantic final touches on Isaac Theatre Royal" The Press (12/11/2014):
Isaac Theatre Royal: link to the web site:
News Coverage Links at Theatre Royal site:
The Isaac Theatre Royal website regularly posts images of the rebuild/restoration:
You can read the latest Project Update report at the following link: http://www.isaactheatreroyal.co.nz/TheatreHistory/EarthquakeUpdates/ITR%20Project%20Update%20-Latest.pdf
The Isaac Theatre Royal Website has an image of the facade and an image of the restored "The Dome is back in its rightful place!"
The Isaac Theatre Royal Chief Exec Neil Cox has generously allowed us to print the following extracts of the ITR Newsletter.
Behind the green netting on Gloucester Street the Façade’s original bare-brick colours have been revealed for the first time since the early 1920’s. (more…)
THE THEATRE ROYAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ARE CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF RAISING THE ADDITIONAL $8 MILLION REQUIRED TO FULLY COMPLETE THE REBUILD PROGRAMME TO REOPEN IN JUNE 2014.
YOUR SUPPORT TO HELP US ACHIEVE THIS GOAL IS APPRECIATED. (more…)