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Revenge of the Amazons

Upskill Productionsin association with award-winning Producer Greg Wikstrom

Presents the 25th anniversary production of the acclaimed NZ reworking of A Midsummer Night’s Dream -

Revenge of the Amazons

By Jean Betts & William Shakespeare

Directed by Chapman-Tripp winners - Rachel More and Jacqueline Coats

“Fantastic imagination. Jean Betts’ thoroughly revised version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a stunning production”
- New Zealand Times

“Revenge of the Amazons is a pantomime romp through a feminist Shakespeare’s dream”
- Dominion

“The bard may well be turning in his grave, not because of the liberties taken with his play, but because he is laughing as helplessly as the audience did”
- Evening Post
(reviews from the original Circa Production, 1983)

With permission from Playmarket
With an all star-cast of 20 on stage led by TV and stage star Lyndee-Jane Rutherford and one of the most exciting casts to ever be assembled on the professional stage, this is a brand new outrageous production, the perfect pre-Christmas treat and the hottest ticket in town...
So get your skates on and don’t miss the first professional production since its debut at Circa Theatre in the early 80s!

Season: Friday 30 November – Sat 15 December (no show Monday/Tuesday), BATS Theatre
Time: 8.30pm
Tickets: $20 (full) / $12 concession

- Full cast (in order of appearance) – Kate Prior, Bevin Linkhorn, Erin Banks, Heather O’Carroll, Jamie McCaskill, Craig Geenty, Ciara Mulholland, Julia Croft, Tanea Heke, Mel Dodge,
Gavin Rutherford, Jane Donald, Angela Green, Kate McGill, Brianne Kerr, Lyndee-Jane Rutherford, Anya Tate-Manning, Salesi Le’ota and Leon Wadham
- Directed by Rachel More and Jacqueline Coats
- Produced by Greg Wikstrom
- Designed by Jennifer Lal


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