A year ago saw the closure of Dunedin's long-running Fortune Theatre. A review has started on the state of Dunedin theatre, and in April consultants Charcoal Blue reported back on phase one, noting the compromised state of venues in Dunedin as an issue. But meanwhile, at least one phoenix has risen from the Fortune's ashes. Arcade Theatre Company has just launched a season of three plays to be produced over the remainder of this year. Mark Amery talks to Arcade's general manager Kate Schrader and actor Trubie-Dylan Smith . The Arcade Theatre Company production of Ionesco's The Bald Soprano opens 24th of May.