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I Could Live Here

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‘I Could Live Here’
Nothing beats the iconic kiwi road trip!
The tank is full, bags packed and music blaring. Hitch a ride as 3 friends embrace the detours and navigate small town New Zealand. Can they avoid the bumps in the road and enjoy their journey?

Premiering at BATS Theatre as part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival, ‘I Could Live Here’ is a series of vignettes exploring geography, circumstance and relationships.


Pack 3 actors into a car and have them tour a show around small town New Zealand, something has got to give! Ride along as Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama school graduates Ria Simmons, Carrie Green and Andrew Patterson explore the great moments, the tense moments and the moments that make this country ‘choice’, on the iconic kiwi road trip.

When you spend three months together on the road, it’s hard to converse with the usual questions, ‘How's your day been?’, ‘Plans for the weekend?’, ‘How’s life?’ so out of necessity (and for your own sanity) other bizarre questions and conversations emerge. Curious moments are prompted by talk back radio, we fight for our favourite radio station and icebreaker questions printed on lolly wrappers start deep and intense conversations. Alliances are made one day and broken the next, we find new and entertaining ways to irritate each other, and between car games and belting our favourite road trip tunes, there is silence, sometimes comfortable and sometimes that tense, passive aggressive silence that we know all too well. ‘I Could Live Here’ is inspired by these moments.

“We discovered a lot about ourselves while away; we were constantly encountering different places and characters within small town NZ and asking ourselves, Could we live here?, What makes people content?”

Buckle your seatbelt and lets hit the road!!

NZ FRINGE FESTIVAL
Dates: 12th – 16th February, 8.00pm
Venue: BATS Theatre, Corner Dixon and Cuba Streets
Tickets: Adults $18, Conc $14
Bookings: www.bats.co.nz, (04) 802 4175

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