Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Only five shows left........the irish play

Only five shows left....

You've had your holiday....

You've even had a long weekend....

To keep the holiday flow going -

get thee to BATS.

No time for "yeah, I'll see it soon." If you need yet another reason to see it, how about...

"The theatrical year gets off to a terrific start with a rumbustious, highly entertaining broth of a play which has been given a wildly energetic and stunningly inventive production that moves from surrealistic farce to spine-tingling emotion in the twinkling of an eye."LAURIE ATKINSON - THE EVENING POST

"...spirited production of a wildly entertaining play...strong performances...showstopping song...intensely physical production...a human comedy of broad scope for all to enjoy." TIMOTHY O'BRIEN - THE DOMINION

Irish Annals of Aotearoa

a play by Simon O'Connor

(based on the novel by Michael O'Leary)

Directed by David O'Donnell

CAST: Waimihi Hotere, Stephen Bain, Johanna Smith, Peter Daube, Karlos Drinkwater, Chris Palmer, Chris O'Connor

Hopelessly drunk on the Auckland express, a man steps out of the wrong door and lies bleeding to death in the snow. He is visited by the ghosts of his Maori and Irish ancestors and goes on a journey into the past until he finally discovers his own true identity.

© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news