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TAPAC’S Inaugural Queer Festival!

TAPAC’S Inaugural Queer Festival!

QUEER@TAPAC: A Celebration of Everything Queer
12 Feb – 23 Feb

The Auckland Performing Arts Centre presents QUEER@TAPAC, a two week season of events during Auckland Pride Festival 2014. With three outstanding, would class unique shows and one stellar opening night cabaret, from 12 February – 23 February, there is something for everyone at QUEER@TAPAC.

Night of The Queer - Cabaret, 12 Feb 8.30pm, with exquisite acts and a star-studded cast, including dancers from Okareka, promising an unforgettable mid-week night out in Auckland.

Songs For Guy, 19 – 21 Feb 8pm, 23 Feb 7pm, headlining QUEER@TAPAC with their critically acclaimed all-male five star cabaret; a highly anticipated season returns, directed by Kip Chapman and starring Todd Emerson, Paul Barrett, Andrew Laing, and Martyn Wood.

Mumbai Monologues, 12 – 15 Feb 7pm, 16 Feb 4pm, a drawcard performance production of diverse, hilarious, touching South Asian monologues – an exclusive opportunity to experience a fascinating collection of stories of culture, pride and sexuality. Not to be missed!!
Queen, 13 – 15 Feb 8pm, 16 Feb 6.30pm, TAPAC supports young, award-winning, emerging writer Sam Brooks (Smoke Labours Productions) to produce a gritty, candid view of what it means to be a young gay man in Auckland, under the creative direction of Shortland Street’s Harry McNaughton.

QUEER@TAPAC - DIRECTOR’S NOTES

“We are so thrilled to be able to offer QUEER@TAPAC to the public – a first time for Auckland, where a season of high quality, diverse, performances by a fantastic line up of actors, musicians, directors and designers come together for Auckland Pride Festival. TAPAC believes in the importance of honouring and presenting innovative, fun and socially conscious work that is relevant, entertaining and appealing. With the programme we have for QUEER@TAPAC, there is something for everyone!”
Margaret-Mary Hollins, Director TAPAC

“TAPAC has embraced the kaupapa of the Auckland Pride Festival by programming a season of events that bring LGBT content and stories to the stage, as well as supporting local LGBT artists and performers. We are very excited by the high quality, innovative and professional excellence of the arts companies and productions that TAPAC’s QUEER season will deliver to the Auckland Pride Festival programme”.
Julian Cook, Director Auckland Pride Festival

TICKETS FROM $20 - $35 WITH SPECIAL GROUP DEALS,
BOOKING AT WWW.TAPAC.ORG.NZ


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