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Bats Theatre - What's On This Week (And Next)

31 July 2006

Kia ora tatou,

Ah, the second week of two darkly done plays - who will miss out on tickets this time around? Make sure it isn't you! Heaven forbid you have to go to a Film Festival screening instead...

Death (and Love) in Gaza is living up to being the most topical and political piece of Theatre you will see in Wellington all year, and Fool For Love is a spunky piece of work, one audience member emailing me: "I came to see Fool for Love last night and it was just fantastic. I was utterly enthralled and delighted. I have been recommending it vigorously to everyone I know." Take this as your vigorous recommendation!

Both of these shows are on until Saturday, so book for your night out now! And check out what else is coming up down below...




Live at the Theatre - 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!

Death (and Love) in Gaza by Paul Maunder
Until Saturday
$18 full / $13 concession
& groups of 10+

"Paul Maunder's Death (and love) in Gaza is both lecture and play and because of its burning topicality and the sincerity of the acting the unspoken reaction in the Bats auditorium on the opening night was indicated by the physical stillness of - and the close attention paid by - a clearly engaged audience."
- Laurie Atkinson, Dominion Post

In 2003, Rachel Corrie, a twenty three year old American, went to Palestine to work with local communities. While trying to protect a Palestinian family's home from demolition, Rachel was crushed and killed by an Israeli Army bulldozer.

Read more! or Book by Email Now!

Fool For Love
by Sam Shepard
until Saturday
$16 full / $13 concession

Tequilla, a ten gauge shotgun, burnt-out plains and broken love in the midwest.
The Old Man watches from beyond as May and Eddie thrash out their love story in a beat-up motel room at the edge of the Mojave Desert, Entangled in their past and present and the secret that binds and separates them. Love and the terrible truth collide in this play from the writer of Cowboy Mouth, Buried Child and True West.
Brought to life by the talented cast of Rob Lloyd, K.C. Kelly, Jade Daniels and Rachel Forman.
Read more! or Book by Email Now!


the Unitec Acting Up Tour
Come see what the actors are like they are producing up in Auckland.
Tuesday 8 - Saturday 12 August.
Sometimes we don't know whether we are coming or going... amazing set guaranteed.
Tuesday 22 August - Saturday 2 September
And What Remains
From Tawata Productions, with the irrepressible Hone Kouka directing - a thought provoking homegrown work.

Friday 25 August - Saturday 2 September

Enter BATS Theatre in to Google and you get about 17,800 hits. We've got the web covered. 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, Aotearoa
bookings 802 4175 office 802 4176 fax 802 4010

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