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Court Jesters Get Into the Grotto

MEDIA RELEASE – THE COURT THEATRE


Court Jesters Get Into the Grotto


The Court Jesters are telling the untold tales of Santa’s workshop in this year’s instalment of their perennial Christmas favourite A VERY MERRY SCRIPTLESS: IN THE GROTTO.

Using audience suggestions, the cast of Jesters (Daniel Bain, Alice Canton, Henri Nelis and Hamish Parkinson) harness their improvisational skills to create interweaving stories in and around Santa’s grotto: a setting where elves, reindeer and even St Nick himself become characters in the show.

Director Dan Pengelly feels that A VERY MERRY SCRIPTLESS: IN THE GROTTO “will be a heart warming show filled with fun, magic and playfulness – perfect for all ages”

While GREASE plays on the main stage, The Court’s rehearsal room has been transformed into a performance space “reminiscent of the Forge – intimate, personal and perfect for an interactive production” says Artistic Director Ross Gumbley.

Seats are limited (only 80 per show) and with all tickets $16 for to the strictly limited season it’s expected that ticket will be in demand to get IN THE GROTTO.

A VERY MERRY SCRIPTLESS: IN THE GROTTO runs from December 6 – 22, all shows at 8pm.

A VERY MERRY SCRIPTLESS: IN THE GROTTO
by The Court Jesters, Directed by Dan Pengelly

Performances: December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
Show Times: All performances 8pm
Venue: The Court Theatre Rehearsal Room, Bernard St, Addington
Tickets: $16
Bookings: (03) 963 0870 or www.courttheatre.org.nz

PRODUCTION TEAM

Cast: Daniel Bain, Alice Canton, Henri Nelis and Hamish Parkinson
(Brendon Bennetts will appear in selected performances)

Musician: Luke di Somma / Hamish Oliver

Stage Manager: Tim Bain

Technical Design: Sean Hawkins

Props Coordinators: Lydia Foate and Tim Bain

Costume Coordinator: Bronwyn Corbet

Set Construction: Nigel Kerr, Richard van den Berg, Maurice Kidd, Richard Daem, Henri Kerr

Production Manager: Mandy Perry

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