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The Devil's Architect comes to Soundings Theatre


Ken Keys & Theatre Enterprises in association with HaBYT and Canadian writer Dolly Reisman
Presents the world premiere of
The Devil’s Architect
Written by Dolly Reisman
Directed by Ken Keys

A powerful study of the nature of EVIL and the SEDUCTIVENESS of POWER, as ALBERT SPEER, Hitler's architect and "right-hand man", seeks personal REDEMPTION

The Devil’s Architect is an intimate psychological representation of the mind of ALBERT SPEER, Hitlers’ Architect and Armaments Minister

Set during Speers’ 20 years in Spandau Prison after the fall of the Third Reich, Speer is visited by a Calvinist Priest, a Woman and his Conscience. In order to find peace Speer must come clean about his part in the Fuhrers’ grand plans and the forced labour camps, which placed the doomed lives of 800,000 workers in his hands.

The Devil’s Architect is a probing exploration ‘inside’ Speers’ head - conveying his strength, torment and catharsis.

All power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely – John Dalberg

Starring: Jeff Kingsford-Brown (ROME: The Musical, The Farm), Liz Kirkman (King Lear, A Bright Room Called Day) and Kevin Keys (The Graduate, Milo’s Wake)
Lighting Design: Chapman Tripp Award winner Jennifer Lal
Set Design: Chapman Tripp Award winner Brian King

FORUM a discussion with Paul Morris from Victoria Uni, Religious Studies Dept. and author of ‘The Third Reich and the Reformed Speer’ Free with Ticket – 7.20pm Fri 19th and Sat 20th Sept ONLY - Napier Forum (6-8 Oct) speaker tbc


The Devil’s Architect
19-21 September, 8.00pm
Soundings Theatre, Te Papa, Wellington
Bookings: Ticketek – 0800 TICKETEK or www.ticketek.co.nz
Cost: $20/10 (Groups 5+ $15/8)

6-8 October, 8.00pm
The Century Theatre, Napier
Bookings: 06 8357781 or 06 8783210
Cost: $20/10 (Groups 5+ $15/8)

ENDS

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