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Final Fringe Extravaganza At Bats Theatre

Final Fringe Extravaganza At Bats Theatre

Hello!

This week we have the final instalment of Fringe NZ 04 at BATS with three fab shows - Nearness, Inviting Caroline and To Be Frank.

Next week the critically acclaimed Beautiful Losers opens for two weeks only - not to be missed...

Love BATS x

Nearness

Season: Monday 8 - Saturday 13 March

Time: 6.30pm

Tickets: $14 full/$12 concession/$10 Fringe addict

Nearness, a play by Brian Hotter premieres at BATS Theatre for Fringe NZ. This tender and original work is about a couple who bicker, fight and make love; bicker fight and make love. Nearness is the second play from Wellington actor/writer Brian Hotter and is proudly supported by PlayMarket and BATS through BATSLab, a scheme that provides professional development for writers. Come and be rocked with laughter with the realness of Nearness.

Inviting Caroline

Season: Tuesday 9 - Saturday 13 March

Time: 8pm

Tickets: $14 full/$12 concession/$10 Fringe addict

For ANYONE who¹s ever been to a partyŠ..Hamilton¹s Cloudscape Productions presents Inviting Caroline by Ross MacLeod. CAROLINE slept with CHRIS who's pestering HILLARY who¹s friends with FIONA who tolerates SEBASTIAN who¹s bugging SCOTT who¹s wondering if inviting Caroline was a really BAD IDEA. Inviting Caroline premiered at the WEL Energy Academy of Performing Arts in 2003 where it was coined, Œa future kiwi cult classic¹. Under the dramatic guidance of John Davies and with the technical expertise of Michael Knapp, this fast-paced energetic comedy is set to invite, ignite and explode Fringe NZ.

To Be Frank

Season: Wednesday 10 - Saturday 13 March

Time: 9.30pm

Tickets: $14 full/$12 concession/$10 Fringe addict

"Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds to break through and pour a torrent of light into our dark world" - Mary Shelley. Monster Productions presents a collaboration between dancers Adrian Smith, Matt Gibbons, Bronwyn Hayward and multimedia artist Mic Watts with lighting design by Glen Ashworth. Wellington and Auckland based artists, they are truly inspired by the tale they present for the audiences re-creation. Reanimating Frankenstein as the making of a shared dream for creating upcoming generations of humanity. Incorporating serious theatre, live multimedia and dancey dreams. An exploration of the text and its wider transmission through the culture industry, sparking associations and screen conflicts that project onto the mind itself!


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Fringe NZ 2004 @ BATS - 16 fab shows over 5 weeks!
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