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Get Underground

Kia ora koutou,

Don't miss this final opportunity to get down to BATS, get underground and check out the final fantastic week of Strata set at the bottom of a West Coast coal mine. Don't just take our word for it - here is what the illustrious Wellington media have been saying....

"The actors were brilliant, driving the play with energetic acting....And they were funny" - Michelle Arathimos, Salient

"This is theatre that cuts through...a clean, powerful form that allows us to forget where we are and be caught up in the experience." Mary Ann Bourke, SundayStar Times

Hit reply to BOOK NOW. Tell us how many tickets you would like and for which day. We will email to confirm your booking. You can pay when you attend the performance as we don't take credit card bookings.

Look out next week as we kick off the 7th International Jazz Festival with two nights of Wellington's finest beat poets in Speakeasy...and STAB 2003 coming real soon.

Loving your work x BATS

Taki Rua Productions presents the Te Wai Paapaku Season of STRATA Season: Friday 26 September ­ Saturday 11 October ­ must finish Saturday!!!!!!! Time: 8pm Tickets: $15/$12

Set in the late 1800¹s on the rugged West Coast of the South Island, Strata is the story of brothers Angus and Mo, and Angus¹ search for redemption 1000ft underground.

Angus has lured Mo into many mines with the promise of earning enough money to get back home. Now working as strike breakers in the union stronghold of the West Coast, all Mo wants is to feel the sun on his back instead of 1000ft of earth.

But Angus has a different motive, using his brothers ability to see ³don¹t knows², spirits that don¹t know they are dead, to find a way to Ruaumoko, God of earthquakes, volcanoes and the unborn child, in the hope of reclaiming the soul of the child he has lost.

Starring Kirk Torrance, Grant Roa and Malcolm Murray, directed by Tim Spite, lights by Dimitrius Hegglun, sounds by Everett Fuller and costumes by Colin McLean.

Strata is proudly presented by Taki Rua Productions as part of its Te Wai Paapaku strand. Te Wai Paapaku supports emerging talent and provides professional development for the next generation of theatre practitioners

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