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Revenge of the Amazons

Upskill Productions in association with award-winning Producer Greg Wikstrom

Presents the 25th anniversary production of the acclaimed NZ reworking of A Midsummer Night's Dream


Revenge of the Amazons

By Jean Betts & William Shakespeare

Directed by Chapman-Tripp winners - Rachel More and Jacqueline Coats

"Fantastic imagination. Jean Betts' thoroughly revised version of A Midsummer Night's Dream is a stunning production" - New Zealand Times

"Revenge of the Amazons is a pantomime romp through a feminist Shakespeare's dream" - Dominion

"The bard may well be turning in his grave, not because of the liberties taken with his play, but because he is laughing as helplessly as the audience did" - Evening Post (reviews from the original Circa Production, 1983)

With permission from Playmarket

With an all star-cast of 20 on stage led by TV and stage stars Lyndee-Jane Rutherford and Tanea Heke and one of the most exciting casts to ever be assembled on the professional stage, this is a brand new outrageous production, the perfect pre-Christmas treat and the hottest ticket in town... So get your skates on and don't miss the first professional production since its debut at Circa Theatre in the early 80s!

Season: Friday 30 November - Sat 15 December (no show Monday/Tuesday), BATS Theatre Time: 8.30pm Tickets: $20 (full) / $12 concession

- Full cast (in order of appearance) - Kate Prior*, Bevin Linkhorn, Erin Banks*, Heather O'Carroll, Jamie McCaskill, Craig Geenty, Ciara Mulholland, Julia Croft, Alex Greig, Tanea Heke, Mel Dodge*, Gavin Rutherford*, Jane Donald, Angela Green, Kate McGill, Brianne Kerr, Lyndee-Jane Rutherford*, Anya Tate-Manning, Salesi Le'ota and Leon Wadham - Directed by Rachel More and Jacqueline Coats - Produced by Greg Wikstrom - Designed by Jennifer Lal*

* denotes 2007 Chapman Tripp Theatre award nominnes

ENDS


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