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

 

SuperBeast

Media Release
for Immediate Release


1st Gear Productions Presents


SuperBeast

By Sarah Delahunty

Feb 28th - March 4th 2006

9:30 pm

BATS THEATRE 1 Kent Tce

Tickets

BOOKINGS PH 801 4176

Princess Alicia is no kindy - teacher virgin with an interest in fashion!

Foul mouthed and full of herself she rides through the forest, abusing her servant and texting her mates. Belonging to a family who owns the land as far as can be seen, she finds herself one night having to face those who own nothing – and the battle is on!

SuperBeast is an outraged and outrageous black comedy mixing medieval fairy tale and contemporary concerns into an hilarious and explosive concoction.

‘The symbols and archetypes of fairy tale are as relevant now as ever” says writer Sarah Delahunty, “ they can add new perspectives and humour to the telling of present day tales”

The second in Delahunty’s Biting Myth Trilogy which began in Fringe 2005 with “Eating The Wolf,” SuperBeast has a large cast of young Wellington actors playing a wide range of characters both human and animal who also at times break into song!

A musical take on the terrors of today set in the magical forests of yesteryear.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>


Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland