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Songs for Shakespeare

Wed, 31 March 2004

Songs for Shakespeare

Kia ora BATS Mates!

This Love Will Undo Us All opens tomorrow night with Dan Adams of Verona fame. See below for more information. Hit reply to BOOK NOW - Tell us how many tickets you would like and when. You can pay when you attend the performance as we don't take credit card bookings but we do have eftpos. We will email to confirm your booking.

PARTY PARTY PARTY That's right - the BATS Birthday Bash is happening once again with The Love BATS - cruise around the world with us and celebrate 15 years of presenting fabulous theatre. Your cash on the night helps us to buy new theatre lights and upgrade our lighting grid so come on down - dress up cruise ship styles, all welcome.

There will be bands, dj's, dancing, activities and lots of opportunities to win fabulous prizes! Featuring The Raskolnikovs, Tu Faan Express, BND, Goldilocks, Steve Gallagher, Uncle Barnie and Dunc tha Funk and special guests! The Love BATS, Wednesday 7 April, 7.30pm till late, $10 on the door plus cash for the bar and ships activities.

Also BATS is looking for a new Programme Manager - the person who drives the BATS artistic vision. If you are interested check out the job description on www.bats.co.nz. Applications close 14 April.

xxx The BATS Crew

This Love Will Undo Us All Season: Thursday 1 - Saturday 3 April Time: 7.30pm Tickets: $15 full/ $12 concession

Wellington songwriter Dan Adams (Verona) has created an intimate live show of Shakespeare songs to celebrate the launch of his CD This Love Will Undo Us All. It is a stunning collection of poems and dialogue from Shakespeare¹s plays, set to acoustic rock styles that are both refreshingly unique and undeniably Kiwi.

The show features the original musicians from the CD - Dan Adams (vocals, guitar, fife), Sebastian Morgan-Lynch (cello) and Douglas Voon (percussion, backing vocals).

³With just three musicians it's easy for each sound to find its own space - something that is more difficult to achieve in a larger ensemble like Verona. In this relaxed setting I can explore the full range of my singing voice, and different shades of meaning in these amazing texts.²

For everyone who enjoyed art-rock band Verona¹s award winning Shakespeare show Storm (2002) and their recent NZ International Arts Festival show Geographical Cure this is a 'must see' night - and a chance to introduce friends and family to this inspiring musical talent.

The CD will be available for sale at the show or visit www.thislove.co.nz. Normally $30, there will be a special show CD price of $25.

ENDS


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