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Sexy Savvy Play Celebrates Women

June 2008For immediate release

Sexy Savvy Play Celebrates Women

Savvy and sexy, Joanna Murray-Smith’s internationally successful play Bombshells tours to five North Island centres from July to September.

Bombshells is a one-woman play which humorously exposes six women balancing the demands of their inner and outer lives with funny and touching portrayals of the modern female. Wellington’s Ali Harper takes on each of the six characters– from a feisty teenager to a 64-year-old woman who re-awakens an appetite for the unexpected

Ali-Cat Productions presents Bombshells at Wellington’s Circa Theatre from 23 July to 25 August, before heading to Musgrove Studio at Maidment Theatre in Auckland from 2-13 September, followed by performances at Mosaic Theatre, Tauranga on 17 and 18 September, The OSPA Theatre, Pukekohe on 20 September, and at The Harlequin Theatre, Masterton from 23-26 September.

“So good was Harper’s performance that by simply changing into a slightly frumpish costume and putting on a felt hat, it was hard to believe the character was being played by the same actress.” –Marlborough Express

“The wonderful thing about this play is that everyone will recognise these colourful women. Bringing them to life has been a fantastic way for me to capture and celebrate the feminine spirit,” Ali says.

Ali toured Bombshells around the South Island last year to rave reviews and sold out performances, and she’s thrilled to be touring the play again in 2008.

“A splendid production. Funny, immensely enjoyable and sure to be a success. The audience gave a rousing ovation.” – The Press

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