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Eat the Youth

19 June 2006


Kia ora BAT mates,

Young and Hungry started off with a bang on Friday night, with the wine and positive comments about the shows flowing freely. Get down here before next Saturday to discover why there is such a buzz around the shows this year!

Have a look down below for more on the three little beauties, and coming BATS attractions.

And I'd like to introduce one of BATS' favourite websites to you - reviewer John Smythe has created a gem of a site for all things theatre in New Zealand. Its got reviews, coming attractions, a forum and is a cracker read - so have a look at www.theatreview.org.nz . I'd bookmark it if I were you, because it changes constantly!

Arohanui,
BATSxxxx


BOOK NOW

Old and Sated - to book for any performance at BATS email book@bats.co.nz 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!


The Young & Hungry Festival of New Works
Fri 16 June - Sat 1 July
$16 full / $12 concession
See all three for $38 full / $24 concession
(Wowee!)

6.30pm
How to Live in a World Full of Terrorists by Laura Staples

Overnight two friends and an ex boyfirend find themselves under house arrest with an armed terrorist for company . Will they get out? And who is the enemy - is it the soldiers outside or is it them?
Complete with Monopoly in a womderfully comic life imitating art scenario - I reckon its worth it for that scene alone...

Read more! or Book by Email Now! book@bats.co.nz


8pm
Generator by Rochelle Bright
Five years ago today, Pauly and his friends celebrated his 16th birthday with a party in the old hay shed on the back of his parent's farm. Lottie disappeared that night and was never seen again, and tonight, the same group of five friends come together, for the first time since that fate filled party, to celebrate Pauly's 21st. All of their lives have changed, but the guilt and suspicion still remain. By the end of tonight they will all know the truth!

A bit thriller, a bit mystery, Laurie Atkinson from the Dominion Post liked its "...clearly drawn characters and finely etched scenes"... The set is great too.

Read more! or Book by Email Now! book@bats.co.nz

9.30pm
Butt Ugly by Thomas Sainsbury
Revenge of the Nerds meets Napoleon Dynamite, with a twist of Dr Suess, Butt Ugly is a celebration of the underdog.

Join ringleader Claudia and her band of cartoon-character freaks in their attempt to take on the injustices of the world and make everyone realise once and for all just how bloody awful it is to be BUTT UGLY.
Plus it has an awesomely wacky band which rocks out in the most cartoon of ways, brilliant to watch!
Read more! or Book by Email Now! book@bats.co.nz


COMING SOON

Look Back In Anger by John Osborne
6th - 22nd July
8.00pm

The 50th anniversary of this landmark play of twentieth century drama is marked with its belated professional Wellington premiere, directed by Miranda Harcourt.
Book by Email Now! book@bats.co.nz


Lovepuke by Duncan Sarkies
11th - 22nd July
6.00pm

Lyndee-Jane Rutherford directs a rare revival of one of the funniest plays by Duncan Sarkies. What more do you need to warm you up in July?!
Book by Email Now! book@bats.co.nz


Three of the five BATS Theatre staff have been/are involved in Young and Hungry. Yep, we are an involved bunch.
1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, Aotearoa book@bats.co.nz
bookings 802 4175 office 802 4176 fax 802 4010 web www.bats.co.nz

ENDS

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