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A startling new piece of theatre - Village Voice

3 April 2006

Kia ora BATS friends,

Thanks to everyone who supported the BATS staff during Polly's takeover last week. Steph and Mia looked fabulous in green sequins ...

This week we host two acclaimed pieces of theatre. Ryan Hartigan brings us Never Swim Alone, a surreal Canadian comedy where the best man wins.

And Katlyn Wong devises in Cantonese and English to stun us with her solo show, Mui.



Effortless - to book for any performance at BATS email with your name, the show, date and number of tickets. We will reply to confirm your booking and you can pay when you come to the show. Choice!

Never Swim Alone by Daniel McIvor

Tues 4 - Thu 13 April (no show Sun / Mon)
Tickets. $16 full / $12 concession & groups 8+

Directed by Ryan Hartigan.
A Theatre Pataphysical Production In association with da da kamera (Toronto)
Never Swim Alone is a competition.
A multiple award-winning, hilarious and scathing dissection of masculinity that asks 'how much of our humanity did we lose when we bought this image of the modern superman?'
'a triumph.a startlingly new piece of theatre.dynamically theatrical' - Village Voice

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Mui by Katlyn Wong

Thu 6 - Thu 13 April (no show Sun / Mon)
Tickets. $16 full / $12 concession & groups 10+

Speaking in Cantonese I experience a different person.

An effortlessly bilingual story unfolding from small beginnings and a leap of faith to New Zealand. In Cantonese and English with English subtitles.

"... the real 21st century Chinese women ...' - Tze Ming Mok, Landfall
"Wong's acting, which crosses a range of characters and two languages, is compelling and tightly constructed with not a word or action wasted" - Emily Braunstein, Salient, Go solo 2004
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