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Ellerslie Theatrical Society presents I HATE HAMLET

Ellerslie Theatrical Society presents I HATE HAMLET

written by Paul Rudnick and directed by Julian Harrison
www.ellerslietheatre.co.nz

21 to 30 August 2014

"…fast-mouthed and funny…It has the old-fashioned Broadway virtues of brightness without pretensions and sentimentality without morals." —Village Voice

Life is not going well for LA TV star Andrew Rally. His popular medical drama has been cancelled, his girlfriend is clinging to her virginity, and he’s accidentally bought a medieval duplex in New York. The duplex turns out to be the former home of the renowned actor John Barrymore – the greatest Hamlet of all time. Andrew has, however, been offered the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. The only problem is, he hates Hamlet…

THE DIRECTOR – Julian Harrison
Theatre has always been Julian’s life since he started doing classes and productions at the age of five. He left school and home at fifteen to pursue his passion further and had both a diploma and a degree in the Performing Arts before he was twenty. Since graduating from drama school he has been working fulltime in theatre as an actor, director and teacher of performing arts. He has been involved in over sixty shows either as an actor or a director. Recent shows include Some Girls, The Birthday Boy, As You Like It, Peninsula and The Cat’s Meow at Howick Little Theatre where he also directed the very popular production of Looking.

PERFORMANCE DATES
Thursday 21 to Saturday 23 August 2014 at 8pm
Sunday 24 August at 2pm
Tuesday 26 August to Friday 29 August 8pm
Saturday 30 August at 2pm and 8pm

BOOKINGS
iTICKET – www.iticket.co.nz or phone 09 361 1000 (booking fee will apply)

TICKETS
Evening $22, Evening Discount $20
Matinee $16, Matinee Discount $13
Discount available to Students with ID, Seniors 65+ years and Community Services card holders

VENUE
Stables Theatre (Ellerslie War Memorial Community Centre, Cnr Main Highway & Arthur St, Ellerslie, Auckland

ENDS

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