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Little Is The New Black!

Little Is The New Black!

This week we're on a mission to Russia in The Little Tragedies kicking off on Tuesday. There's nothing little about these tragedies, this one is gonna be massive. Three bite sized wee little stories all in one play. If you are wondering where have all the spare newspapers in town have gone, come and check out the set. It's a stunner!

Then there is Mr Marmalade opening Thursday.Who exactly is this Mr Marmalade fella you ask? From what I can see he's got anger management issues, very much addicted to coke and is the imaginary friend of a four year old girl. With lots of clouds, lots of doors and some cool as clothes to die for, Playtime has never been so much fun!

So there you have it, The Little Tragedies and a little girl's quest for her Imaginary friend at BATS this week. Little is the New Black.

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This week at BATS


The Little Tragedies

By Alexander Pushkin
Directed by Slava Stepnov

Season: Tuesday 23 September - Saturday 4 October (no show
Time: 9.30pm
Tickets: $18 full / $12 concession & groups 8+

Alexander Pushkin's Russian masterpiece about free will, fate, and the human obsessions that continue to haunt us two hundred years after the "little tragedies" were first written.Theatre of Glorious Abandon (NZ) and New York's STEPS Theatre present The Little Tragedies, a modern interpretation on themes of vice and virtue, money and rivalry, love and death.

Mr Marmalade


By Noah Haidle
Directed by:Sophie

Season: Thursday 29 September- Saturday 11 October (no show
Time: 7pm
Tickets: $18 full / $12 concession, groups (10+)

The Wellington premiere of the hit American play from the director of the award-winning Blinkers, Mr Marmalade is a surreal, fantastical exploration on the themes of family, identity and understanding. It is for anyone who has ever been a child, or has ever thought about becoming one again.

Win Tickets to Mr Marmalade opening night

BATS is giving away a double pass to the the opening night of Mr Marmalade on Thursday 25 September. To be in to win tell us who is Mr Marmalade.

Entries close Wednesday 24 September and the winner drawn at 3pm.ENTER NOW []

The Pit Bar

Scrabble is the game at The Pit Bar this week and every Tuesday night.

Pop in to your local and have drink or two or maybe leave a drink for someone on the drink board.

Conversation With Paul McLaughlin

11 years of work as an actor. Over 35 professional stage productions, a grad of Otago Uni and Toi Whakaari/The NZ Drama School meet all round awesome guy Paul McLaughlin at this months fourth instalment of Conversation. You might have seen him on TV shows such as Jackson's Wharf or Seven Periods with Mr. Gormsby. On Monday 29 September 7pm at BATS, come on down, grab a drink or two and have a yarn with Paul.

Did you miss the last few conversations?

Catch up on the Converstions with Jo Randerson
or Simon Ferry
online here.

Mental Health Break
Ever wanted an imaginary friend? Or maybe you lost touch with your old one? Here you can tailor make your own funky imaginary friend

To book for any performance at BATS

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


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