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Biography of My Skin

Biography of My Skin

Once in a blue moon a show raises your spirits with the magic of real life.

Much loved actress Miranda Harcourt’s new play Biography of My Skin will have you in tears one minute and laughing out loud the next.
If you’ve ever been in love or come from a family, Biography is a must see.

Set against an 80’s and 90’s soundtrack – and a backdrop of traffic violations, the Springbok tour, Gloss, Princess Di, true crime and the search for the perfect skin care – Biography traces the role of a lifetime through four decades we’ll never forget.
Written by Miranda’s husband, acclaimed playwright Stuart McKenzie, what starts as a solo show is soon anything but, as people from her life pop up to argue their side of the story.
Biography of My Skin is another kiwi classic from the husband and wife team who toured Flowers from My Mother's Garden seen by over 35,000 New Zealanders. Flowers was a portrait of mothers, daughters and family, told through the relationship of Miranda and her mother Kate. Startling contemporary theatre with a big heart, Biography is the next piece in Harcourt and McKenzie’s “auto doco” genre that holds a mirror to ourselves.
Marriage – it’s no solo show!

Winner Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards:

Outstanding Female Performance, Best Director
To find out more about Biography visit

• Groups (6+ people) $38.50
• Early bird $38.50
• Discount (senior citizens, unwaged) $38.50
• Full price $44.50
Service charges will apply

Dates and Venues
Hamilton - Clarence Street Theatre
0800 TICKETEK (0800 842 538)

Auckland - Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, THE EDGE
Tues 21 - Sat 25 Sept (Tues, Wed 7PM; Thurs, Fri 8PM; Sat 2.30PM, 8PM)
0800 BUYTICKETS (0800 289 842)
New Plymouth - TSB Showplace
Wed 29 Sept 7PM
0800 111 999
Napier - Municipal Theatre

Fri 1 - Sat 2 Oct 7.30PM

0800 4 TICKET (0800 224 224)
Taupo - Great Lake Centre
Fri 8 Oct - Sat 9 Oct 7.30PM
0800 TICKETEK (0800 842 538)

Tauranga - Baycourt Theatre
Tues 12 - Wed 13 Oct 7PM
0800 4 TICKET (0800 224 224)

Nelson - Arts Festival (Theatre Royal)
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Oct 6PM
Everyman Records 03 548 3083

Oamaru Opera House
Wed 20 October 7PM
0800 4 TICKET (0800 224 224)

Christchurch - James Hay Theatre
Fri 22 - Sat 23 Oct 7.30PM
0800 TICKETEK (0800 842 538)


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