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Scoop Images: Small Time Boy In The Big Smoke

Eryn Wilson promotes his show "Small Town Boy" – photos Tori Buttle.


"we were all green once"
Written & Performed by Eryn Wilson
Directed by Jed Brophy

venue: Bats Theatre
dates: 18th - 22nd March
performance time: 8:30pm
duration: 50 mins approx
bookings ph: 802-4175

Small Town Boy is a debut solo show Imagine a bare stage, a chair, a blues harp, a conga drum, and one actor who takes us on an exaggerated auto-biographical adventure through the life of a young man who shifts from Tauranga to Wellington.

Full-moon drumming, hairdressers, broken down cars, nightclubs, and new flats are all par for the course.

You may have last seen Eryn in Trainspotting-the play at the Phoenix last year, in which he played Tommy and Sickboy.

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