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Full Cast for Upcoming Play on Arts Festival Performances


Full Cast Confirmed for Upcoming
Play on Arts Festival Performances


Play On is set to bring it's acclaimed show to Arts Festivals across New Zealand over the coming months, and we are excited to today announce a new performance as part of the Nelson Arts Festival this October.

We are also excited to confirm the talented cast that will be taking to the stage at each performance, with each show being it's own unique experience.

Taranaki International Arts Festival – Crystal Palace, Friday August 25
Paul McLaney w/ Julia Deans, Mara TK & Jessica Hindin, Mahuia Bridgeman-Cooper & Rachel Wells (The Black Quartet)
Tickets available now from http://artsfest.co.nz/artists/play-on

Christchurch Arts Festival – Isaac Theatre Royal, Wednesday August 30
Paul McLaney w/ Julia Deans, Maisey Rika, Ria Hall, Fran Kora, Laughton Kora, Mara TK, Andy Keegan (Drums), Richie Pickard (Bass) & Jessica Hindin, Mahuia Bridgeman-Cooper & Rachel Wells (The Black Quartet)
Tickets available now from http://artsfestival.co.nz/play-on

Auckland Live International Cabaret Season – Concert Chamber
Saturday September 16 (Evening Show) & Sunday 17 (Matinee Show)
Paul McLaney w/ Julia Deans, Ria Hall, Laughton Kora, Mara TK, Andy Keegan (Drums), Richie Pickard (Bass) & Mahuia Bridgeman-Cooper, Peau Halapua & Rachel Wells (The Black Quartet)
Tickets available now from https://aucklandlive.co.nz/show/play-on

Nelson Arts Festival - Nelson Theatre Royal, Saturday October 14
Paul McLaney w/ Julia Deans, Mara TK & Jessica Hindin, Mahuia Bridgeman-Cooper & Rachel Wells (The Black Quartet)
Tickets available now from http://www.nelsonartsfestival.co.nz/shows/play-on/

Live Show Preview Video

These performances come on the back of the release of Play On - The Album. Out August 4, Play On sees Paul McLaney’s diverse musical experience applied in yet another new way, creating music around lyrics that are over 400 years old.

Play On showcases not only the vocal ability of McLaney, but also his skills as a composer and features Esther Stephens, Julia Deans, Maisey Rika, Ria Hall, Laughton Kora, Mara TK, Andy Keegan (Drums), Richie Pickard (Bass) & string accompaniment from Jessica Hindin, Mahuia Bridgeman-Cooper & Rachel Wells (The Black Quartet).

PLAY ON THE ALBUM –
Released August 4 on vinyl and digital
Pre-order the vinyl now from Bandcamp
Stream the singles/pre-order digitally HERE

PLAY ON THE SHOW –

Taranaki International Arts Festival – Crystal Palace, Friday August 25
Christchurch Arts Festival – Isaac Theatre Royal, Wednesday August 30
Auckland Live International Cabaret Season – Concert Chamber
Saturday September 16 (Evening) & Sunday 17 (Matinee)
Nelson Arts Festival - Nelson Theatre Royal, Saturday October 14

All show & ticketing info at http://loop.co.nz/shows/upcoming

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