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

 

The Menagerie: a collection of the unique and talented

Press release - The Menagerie: a collection of the unique and talented


Click for big version.

A new variety show is starting up in Wellington. Every two months, residents of the capital will be treated to a hand-picked selection of performers at The Menagerie in The Fringe Bar's new location on Allen Street. 

The curator and ring master of the show is local burlesque dancer Rachel Rouge. 

"I like to collect things: stories, old locks, taxidermy, adventures, and uniquely talented people." Rouge will bring together a collection of her favourite performers in a perfect menagerie of entertainment. 

Rouge wants to maintain as much variety as possible in each show, giving the audience a peek at some of Wellington's best performers. "It's called a variety show for a reason, we have brought together a fun ensemble of performers, each with their own unique talents." 

The first show on the 23rd of November features musical comedy from Gabriel Page, physical theatre from Jen McArthur (winner of Best of the Fringe in Dunedin and Best Solo Show in Wellington), accordionist Emma Wollem, Magician Anton van Helden, as well as burlesque, cabaret and just a touch of rope bondage.  

The Menagerie runs every second month starting on Saturday November 23rd at The Fringe Bar, 26 Allen Street. Tickets are $25 from Dash Tickets. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.
www.themenagerie.co.nz
www.facebook.com/themenagerienz

End

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Oscar Buzz: Waititi's Jojo Rabbit Wins People's Choice Award At Toronto

Taika Waititi's new film Jojo Rabbit has nabbed the coveted Grolsch People's Choice Award at the close of Toronto International Film Festival. More>>

ALSO:

Broken Estate: An Expat Expert Surveys Our Media

Melanie Bunce cut her teeth in journalism at the Otago Daily Times. Now she teaches and researches it at one of the UK’s most prestigious journalism schools and tracks the trends that shape the uncertain future of news... More>>

Controversial Reforms: Te Papa Chief Executive To Step Down

Te Papa’s Chief Executive Geraint Martin announced today he will step down from the role at the end of the year. Mr Martin said he had achieved what he set out to do at the museum, and Te Papa was in a strong position for the future. More>>

ALSO:

A City Possessed: New Edition Of Book Coincides With Ellis Case Appeal

Originally published in 2001, A City Possessed is the harrowing account of one of New Zealand’s most high-profile criminal cases – a story of child sexual abuse allegations, gender politics and the law. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

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