Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

“Boy” Director /“Supercity” Star Share the Agony and Ecstasy

13th November 2012

“Boy” Director and “Supercity” Star Share the Agony and Ecstasy

Silo presents
THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS
Written by Mike Daisey

One of the most controversial pieces of modern theatre returns for one night only, when The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs polarizes audiences, Sunday November 18th at the Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall – and as more names are announced, the cast for the production this time gets stronger and stronger.

Taika Waititi, director of New Zealand smash hit Boy and recently the US adaptation of cult UK comedy The Inbetweeners, will be featuring in the Oliver Driver directed piece. He is joined also by Supercity star and musician Madeleine Sami and Shortland Street actress Beth Allen for this fantastic, star studded performance of Daisey’s notorious work.

They feature alongside the likes of Shavaughn Ruakere, More FM’s Clarke Gayford, 95bFM’s Sarin Moddle, Adam Gardiner, Paolo Rotondo, Cameron Rhodes and Toni Potter.

Much like a must-see documentary, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS is critical theatre – and with one performance only it’s even more important to book now.

The best original American play so far this year” –The Washington Post.

“The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” is a mind-clouding, eye-opening exploration of the moral choices we unknowingly or unthinkingly make when we purchase nifty little gadgets like the iPhone and the iPad.” – New York Post

THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS plays at
The Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall
Sunday November 18th, 6pm
Tickets: $49.00
Tickets available through THE EDGE – 09 357 3355 or http://www.the-edge.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
IHC Tribute: Colin Meads

"While Colin is best known for rugby, to us he is one of a small number of distinguished IHC New Zealand Life Members recognised for their significant support for people with intellectual disabilities," says IHC Chief Executive Ralph Jones. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: Tilting at Turbines - The Trip to Spain

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have now both broken the Big Fifty barrier, which seems to have brought a whole new level of angst to their midlife adventures ... More>>

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>

ALSO:

NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>

Kid Lit: Lost Mansfield Story Discovered At Wellington Library

Previously undiscovered letters and a story written by a young Katherine Mansfield were recently unearthed in Wellington City Library’s archives by a local author researching a book about the famous writer. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland