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This Week: Grace - Shining Armour

Trackies are Hot !

It's Trackies,sweats and pinnies at BATS this week as we go into Maintenence week. If you a have spare hour or two and want a little work out or accumalate some good Karma drop by BATS [Anneliese[at]] and join in the fun.

Opening next week on Tuesday we have Grace from The Rebel Alliance whom NZ Herald hailed as "a company to watch". The amazing tale of Sophie Dingeman's great- grandmother who faked her own death to be with the man she loved. Also opening next week is Shining Armour by Philip Braithwaithe, winner of the BBC World Service/British Council International Radio Playwriting Award. A theatrical duel.

Whilst BATS is closed this week, drop us a line to let us know what has been your best and worst of BATS Theatre so far... You can even win a double pass for the opening night of Shining Armour, look below for details.

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By Sophie Dingemans Season Tuesday 19 August - Saturday 23 August Time: 8.30pm Tickets $18 Full/$12 Concession/ $12 group (5+)

What would you give up for love?

A drama of extraordinary deception and faith.

From the acclaimed Theatre company The Rebel Alliance []who bought you The Orderly.


Shining Armour
By Philip Braithwaite Season: Thursday 21 - Saturday 30 August Time: 6.30 Ticket: $16 Full/ $13 concession / $12 groups 8 +

Fight the duel
Rescue the maiden
Wrestle your existential terror
Back in the office for afternoon tea
From the writer of The Ghost of Woody Allen comes this new play.

"Chivalry isn't dead. It's just on a lunch break"BOOK NOW [book[at]]

Mental Health Break
Are you over the Olympics already ?

This one is for the Anti- Olympians out there. How did they chose the logo [] for the Beijing 2008 Olympics ?

Our programming manager hand picked this one [] for the ladies (and the men) to warm up your day.

Tell us what has been your best BATS experience so far. Let us know how we've been doing.

What you liked and what you didn't like. What do you reckon you'd like to see more of.

Drop us a line before Friday 15 August and be in the draw to win a double pass [steph[at]] for the opening of Shining Armour.

The winner will be notified on Monday 18 August.


To book for any performance at BATS simply email []

with your name, number of tickets and date you wish to attend. We will reply to confirm your booking and you can pay when you come to the show. Splendid!


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