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Roger Hall’s ‘Four Flat Whites in Italy’

Roger Hall’s ‘Four Flat Whites in Italy’

Directed by Ross Jolly

Roger Hall's hugely successful, sell-out hit comedy returns - just in time to provide a fun night full of laughs to add to the excitement of the Rugby World Cup. FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY is the perfect night out for friends, family and out-of town visitors, and some of the usual performance times have been changed to work around Cup events.

FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY OPENS IN CIRCA ONE
SATURDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 8PM

Starring STUART DEVENIE, DARIEN TAKLE, TIM GORDON, VIVIEN BELL, HEATHER O’CARROLL, SIMON VINCENT

Venice! Rome! Tuscany!

It’s 2007 and guide book in hand, retired librarians Alison and Adrian, are excitedly embarking on their long-awaited (and carefully saved-for) Italian trip of a life-time. But when their best friends pull out at the last minute, they find themselves sharing their precious holiday with their neighbours – Harry, a wealthy plumber and his new wife Judy.

As these delightfully mismatched couples valiantly negotiate the pit-falls of a later-in-life OE it’s not just the Italians the intrepid travellers have to deal with – it’s also each other!

Adrian and Alison have a dark secret that is causing them some strife and Harry, who loves his rugby, has a dream. But there are surprises in store!

Will the trials and tribulations of their cherished Italian sojourn prove a ‘make or break’ for our Kiwi quartet? Will the holiday be heaven or hell, or both?

Blending cracker one-liners with lots of laughs and astute observation FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY is classic Roger Hall, as he again deftly satirizes our manners, morals, loves and lusts in this highly entertaining treat.

This return season of FOUR FLAT WHITES sees some fabulous new faces in the line-up, bringing together a great cast of talented Kiwi actors. STUART DEVENIE and DARIEN TAKLE have come down from Auckland (and ATC) especially to reprise their much-loved roles of Adrian and Alison. TIM GORDON returns as Harry and is joined by VIVIEN BELL (from Centrepoint) as Judy. SIMON VINCENT is again enjoying playing multiple Italians, and HEATHER O’CARROLL is getting into the spirit of La Bella Italia!

“Laugh out loud comedy … with tugs on the heartstrings” -CapTimes

2nd September – 7th October
Circa Theatre: 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington

$25 SPECIALS – Friday 1st September - 8pm; Sunday 3rd September - 4pm.

AFTER SHOW FORUM – Tuesday 5th September

Performance times: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 6.30pm
Saturday 8pm (except 24 Sept – 6.30pm); Sunday 4pm;
Matinee - Wednesday 5 Oct - 2pm - AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE

Ticket Prices: Adults - $46
Concessions - $38
Friends of Circa - $33
Under 25s - $25;
Groups 6+ - $39

BOOKINGS: Circa Theatre: www.circa.co.nz

ENDS

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