12 August 2013

What's On at Circa August - December 2013

Lots to look forward to in the next five months at Circa!

The Price
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Susan Wilson
10 August – 7 September

“Miller at his most intimate … movingly understated” – The Herald

The Price, one of master playwright Arthur Miller’s most successful plays, is a funny and deeply moving story of two brothers in conflict with their father.

The Improvisors
Theatresports Freestyle
25 August – 13 October, Sundays

Theatresports Freestyle takes the best improvised comedians in Wellington and throws them into competition to see just who are the best on-the-spot performers. No rules. No games that must be played. Only time is a limit.

The Dominion Post Season of No Naughty Bits
By Steve Thompson
Directed by Ross Jolly
14 September – 12 October

Monty Python VS the American Broadcasting Company.

A gloriously funny re-imagining of a real-life event, No Naughty Bits illuminates and celebrates the comic genius of Monty Python.

Midsummer (a play with songs)
By David Greig and Gordon McIntyre
Directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
21 September – 19 October    

With a bag filled with cash, Helena and Bob get up to one legendary weekend, in a wet and miserable midsummer in Edinburgh. From self-loathing hangovers and wedding bust-ups, to car chases and midnight trysts, MIDSUMMER promises a great night out.

Kids Improvisors: Halloweenies
By The Improvisors
30 September - 12 October

On stage during the School Holidays, Halloweenies will present the least scary cast of spooky misfits you are ever likely to see on stage. No screams here, just big laughs!

The ImpoSTAR
Written by Jason Chasland with Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
Directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
19 October – 9 November

Performing over thirty impressions of Broadway stars, contemporary icons and rock legends, Jason Chasland (Spector with the BeatGirls) chops and changes so fast it’ll leave you gasping for air and squealing with delight as you recognize your favourite stars. From Barbara Streisand to Judy Garland, Aaron Neville to Chubby Checker and Julie Andrews to Lady Gaga, there is something for everyone.

By Gavin McGibbon
Directed by Danny Mulheron
26 October – 23 November
World Premiere

Stevie and Earle are about to pull off the most outrageous scam of their lives. The bait has been laid, the fish are biting, a jackpot awaits but what happens when true love walks in the door?

Mother Goose, the Pantomime
By Michele Amas
Songs by Paul Jenden and Michael Nicholas Williams
Directed by Susan Wilson
16 November—22 December
World Premiere

There’s nothing paltry about Mother Goose’s chicken farm. Come and join Glenda our fabulous dame, Lucy Goose and a host of other characters as the Circa team bring you this much-loved classic tale in which Mother Goose discovers that real happiness doesn’t come from riches or beauty.

To book, contact Circa on 801-7992 or visit www.circa.co.nz

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