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How to get seduced this summer!

This is our last BATSmail for the year, but fret not cos we have a sizzling summer programme set for 2009 ! Gauno 51 just arrived hot off the press and the programmes are smoking! Are you on our mailing list? Drop us a line and we'll post you one.
Becoming the Courtesan - A Remarkable Seduction kicks off the year opening Saturday 10 January (check out the preview dates below). You don't want to miss this one. Let yourself be seduced this summer.
Self Serve will spoil you with choices. Check out the line up below.
We'll be closing shop this friday and will be back in the house on January 5th to reply to all your bookings.
Have an awesome holiday season yo and see ya all next year.


_Becoming The Courtesan - A Remarkable Seduction
By Jamie Burgess (Shoes) and Karen Anslow
Directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
With original songs by Jamie Burgess

Season: Sat 10 – Sat 17 January
Time: 9.30pm
Tickets:$18 Full/$13 Concession & group (8+)

Preview: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 January
Special preview price $10
The most powerful woman would never be a wife.
The most powerful family’s legacy was their son.

Together they seem the celebrity couple in an age of magnificence where one can have everything one desires… but love?

What is the relationship between the sexes if sex cannot define it?

_Self Serve
Season: Tuesday 13 – Saturday 17 January
Time: 7pm
Tickets: Koha (fivers are sexy)

5 Summer nights, 6 local plays, 5 chances to have a beer and get the scoop on the latest new stuff to come out of NZ.
It’s about seeing new works at their raw beginnings with a drink in hand. It’s about youth serving itself god damn it!
Self Serve launches The PlayPit, monthly playreadings in The Pit Bar on every first Monday of the month, starting in March.
The line up is Fun Shy by Paul Rothwell, Lessen by Lori Leigh, Pink Tea by Matt Saville, Providence by Louise Tu’u, Severed Heads by Melissa Pentecost And Playtime by Eli Kent
No need to book just swing on by.

_Win Stuff
To say Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you, we're giving away two BATS T- Shirts and a double pass for any show until the end of Fringe !
To be in the draw just tell us which BATS show you loved the most from 2008.
Entries close 12 noon, Monday 5 January 2009.


_The Pit Bar
The Pit Bar has gone bush for the summer and will open again for your thristy cravings on Thursday 8 November.
See you in 2009!

_Mental Health Break
Why you shouldn't talk to trees. In 2 mins.
Some mean as photos here. Check out these creative photo manipulation and some stunning photography in general

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