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Imaginary friends are so hot now!

This one is Phat! Everyone is in love with Mr Marmalade.

If you haven't booked yourselves for this hilarious, crazy, whacky, moving, quirky, sweet, sinister show that has all the reviewers raving on about it and the peeps coming out of the theatre stoked as, then get on that phone or email your bookings. There is only five more nights left of this show before the imaginary friends go away from BATS and you'll kick yourself for not coming along to play with Mr Marmalade. Check out the weekly competition below to win tickets to Mr Marmalade.

The Woolshed Sessions
[http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=376672815] opens on Thursday 9 October, All sessions are now fully booked out including the two extra Sunday shows but sweet as, fret not, come on down and try your luck on the waitlist or grab a copy of the hand numbered, limited edition CD and booklet featuring documentary photographs by Andy Morley-Hall on sale at BATS Box Office during the season.

Now is probably a good time to start booking for the STAB shows Apollo 13: Mission Control and Heat. These two shows are gonna take off real quick. Grab an explorer pass for only 26 bucks and see both shows! Sounds too good to be true? Come on over to the BATS Box Office and let us get you all set up.

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THIS WEEK AT BATS

To book for any performance at BATS email book@bats.co.nz 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!


Mr Marmalade

By Noah Haidle
Directed by Sophie Roberts

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

"This is brilliant. Brilliantly written, magnificently acted, beautifully directed. It's distressingly funny and darkly revealing. It's the real theatrical deal, the whole package." Lynn Freeman: Capital Times. [http://www.theatreview.org.nz/reviews/review.php]


The international hit 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. BOOK NOW [book@bats.co.nz]


The Woolshed Sessions

Season: Thursday 9 October – Saturday 11 October Time: 9.30pm Sunday 12 October 4.00pm and 7.00pm Tickets: $25 full / $20 concession

The Woolshed Sessions was borne when eight Wellington musicians got together in an old woolshed to record some songs. The live show will be an uplifting shindig, marking the release of The Woolshed Sessions album.

Distinguished by lashings of lap-steel guitar, banjo punctuations and lush vocal harmony sing-a-longs, The Woolshed Sessions is a fresh approach for New Zealand songwriting. BOOK NOW [book@bats.co.nz]


Win Tickets to see Mr Marmalade

Want to win a double pass to "..a pithy, sugary treat that is sure to excite your theatrical tastebuds..." [http://www.theatreview.org.nz/reviews/review.php]? (Theatreview) Sweet as! We are giving away a double pass for Thursday 9 October to see Mr Marmalade.

To be in to win tell us who the writer of Mr Marmalade is. Entries close 12pm Wednesday 8 October. ENTER NOW [book@bats.co.nz]

The Pit Bar

Get those alphabets down to a T with Scrabble on Tuesday night at The Pit Bar.

The Pit Bar will be open on Sunday from around 2.30pm for The Woolshed Sessions, so come on down and have a chilled one.

Feeling the love? Wanna pay it forward? You can always shout a drink for that special someone on the drink board. Instant joy guaranteed

Mental Health Break

This video is so cute and so darn funny. Check out this little fellas goodbye to the normals [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJCWlVWyr8w].

Check out the first video for Woolshed Sessions. A beautiful song by the lovely Jess Chambers. Created by Simon Price and photos by Andy Morley-Hall here [http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=z5xqWoPVZR4]

ENDS

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