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

 


Here’s a Thing: Late Night Improv

MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release
Friday 22 November 2013


Here’s a Thing: Late Night Improv
A lolly scramble of awesome

What happens when crack teams of NZ and Australia’s top improvisors join forces for one night only? Magic.

After collaborations at New Zealand Improv Festival, Improvention (Canberra) and The Classic (Melbourne), Fringe at the Gryphon reunites some of Australasia’s top performers for some glorious late night shenanigans in Here’s A Thing! Late Night Improv. With each show featuring a different line up of performers from across the festival, across the country, and across the Tasman, each will be a unique opportunity for hilarious theatre, presenting a variety of formats and styles to a discerning late night audience.

“Improvisors and audiences agree: the highlights of improv festivals are the nights where a one-off combination of players and styles come together in that place, and at that time, and magic happens,” says chief cat herder Jennifer O’Sullivan. “With this show, we want to create the space for that kind of spark to find purchase among the madness of NZ Fringe.”

Confirmed guests for the season include three of Australia’s top performers, recently seen on Channel 7 (AU)’s Slideshow - Rik Brown (Literally Anything, Fringe 2014), Jason Geary (Sketch-ual Healing, Fringe 2014) and Jimmy James Eaton (Sketch-ual Healing, Fringe 2014). National treasures gracing the Gryphon stage include Matt Powell (Christchurch), Christine Brooks (Wellington) and Greg Ellis (Wellington), with more performers to be announced in the lead up to Fringe 2014. Follow Fringe at the Gryphon on Facebook to find out each week’s line up!

It could well be a recipe for chaos if they were not all highly accomplished improvisers.” - NZIF, Theatreview

Here’s A Thing! Late Night Improv: Part of NZ Fringe 2014
Dates: 11pm Fri and Sat nights during Fringe (14, 15, 21, 22, 28 Feb, 1 Mar)
Venue: Fringe at the Gryphon, 22 Ghuznee St
Tickets: Koha on the door
More Info: Visit www.fringe.co.nz and www.fatg.org.nz
Follow Fringe At The Gryphon on Facebook


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Photos: Inside The Christchurch Arts Centre Rebuild

Lady Pippa Blake visited Christchurch Arts Centre chief executive André Lovatt, a 2015 recipient of the Blake Leader Awards. The award celebrated Lovatt’s leadership in New Zealand and hisand dedication to the restoration of the Arts Centre. More>>

Running Them Up The Flagpole: Web Tool Lets Public Determine New Zealand Flag

A School of Design master’s student is challenging the flag selection process by devising a web tool that allows the public to feed their views back in a way, he says, the current government process does not. More>>

ALSO:

Survey: ‘The Arts Make My Life Better’: New Zealanders

New Zealanders are creative people who believe being involved in the arts makes their lives better and their communities stronger. Nine out of ten adult New Zealanders (88%) agree the arts are good for them and eight out of ten (82%) agree that the arts help to improve New Zealand society. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Reprieve For Te Papa Press

Following its review of the role of Te Papa Press, Te Papa has committed to continue publishing books during the museum’s redevelopment, Chief Executive Rick Ellis announced yesterday. More>>

Law Society: Sir Peter Williams QC, 1934 - 2015

“Sir Peter was an exceptional advocate. He had the ability to put the defence case for his clients with powerful oratory. His passion shone through in everything he did and said.” Mr Moore says Sir Peter’s lifelong commitment to prison reform was instrumental in ensuring prison conditions and the rights of prisoners were brought to public attention. More>>

ALSO:

CTU: Peter Conway – Family Statement

Peter committed his whole working life to improving the lives of working people, both in unions and, more recently, as the Economist and Secretary of the Council of Trade Unions. He was previously Chair of Oxfam New Zealand and was on the Board of NZ Trade and Enterprise. More>>

ALSO:

Hundertwasser Art Museum: Whangarei Says Yes

Provisional results confirm Whangarei voted Option B in a landslide result for the Hundertwasser and Wairau Maori Art Centre project. 13,726 voted for the Hundertwasser project in a FPP binding referendum that had higher voter turnout than the last local body election. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news