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Extreme BATS Makeover - Show Edition

After a week of cleaning, scraping, throwing, collecting, wiping, nailing, adjusting, moving and painting, It is business as usual at BATS Theatre.

Come and check out the BATS Makeover. Yes! There were tears of joy, gasps and amazement all around during the big reveal. It was far more dramatic than an episode of Extreme Makeover, Ty Pennington [http://abc.go.com/primetime/xtremehome/index?pn=bios#t=designer&d=27615] would have been so proud of all the hard work and the extra hours put in by the volunteers. Thanks to all of those who put in the hard work and helped out.

Opening tommorow night is Grace, the true story of Sophie Dingeman's great-grandmother who faked her own death to be with the man she loved and Shining Armour by Philip Braithwaite where you will find our very own Dark Knight.

Two new shows, newly painted floors and freshly dry cleaned seats. BATS is the place to be.


Love BATSxx


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To book for any performance at BATS simply email book@bats.co.nz [book@bats.co.nz] 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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EXTREME BATS MAKEOVER - SHOW EDITION

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In this issue:

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- Grace
- Shining Armour
- The Pit Bar
- Conversation with James Ashcroft
- Win Stuff
- Mental Health Break


Grace
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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
[http://www.therebelalliance.co.nz/home/].BOOK
NOW [book@bats.co.nz]


Shining Armour
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By Philip Braithwaite
Season:
Thursday 21 - Saturday 30 August (no show Sunday and Monday)
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 and Hail To The Thief comes this new play."Chivalry isn't dead. It's just on a lunch break"BOOK NOW [book@bats.co.nz]


The Pit Bar

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Triple word score ? Double letters ? Bring it on! Good Ol' Fashioned Scrabble is back in the house every Tuesday night for your weekly word fix! Get your vowels and consonants to the table!

Friday 22 August will see William John Hooker with Bright Colours playing The Bad Blues Band [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=321269040] from 10pm.


Conversation with James Ashcroft

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He served an internship with New York Theatre company The Wooster Group. A graduate of Theatre and Film department of Victoria University and Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. Has been seen in numerous film (Balck Sheep , King Kong), Televison(Outrageous Fortune, Insiders Guide To Love) and Theatre (Yours Truly, The Brilliant Fassah and much more). Meet James Ashcroft.

BATS Theatre Monday 25 August 7pm.

Find out what drives James with his work with Taki Rua and the
theatre lab A Slightly Isolated Dog in Conversation
[http://www.theatreview.org.nz/news/news.php?id=201] this month.


Win Stuff
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Congradulations to Sierra de la Croix for winning last weeks
competition. A double pass for two to see the opening night of
Shining Armour.

Win tickets to the upcoming show Jeff Koons on Wedneday 27
August.

To be in to win tell us who Jeff Koons is?ENTER NOW
[book@bats.co.nz]


Mental Health Break
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Are you an ace negotiator
[http://www.funny-games.biz/negotiator.html] ? Choose the right
words to prevent disaster! Use your arrows and save lives.

Check out the wedding of the year at BATS. The Eiffel Tower
Wedding Party's new trailer
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aHyHFFQ9MA] by Three Spoons
Theatre.

The Eiffel Tower Launch Party will be held at Mighty Mighty Bar.
Thursday 21 August, 7.30pm featuring TV Disko. Door Charge $5


ENDS

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