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Opening 22 Oct 2014 at Queenstown Arts Centre [Queenstown]
HUMAN FRUIT BOWL
“When a naked woman speaks you tend to pay attention.” – New York Theatre Review This October the award-winning New York production of Human Fruit Bowl will come to New Zealand, premiering at BATS in Wellington and going on to Waikanae, Arts Festival Dunedin, Queenstown and Nelson Arts Festival. [more]

Opening 22 Oct 2014 at Meteor Theatre [Hamilton]
ANNE BOLEYN
Hunting through an old chest, the flamboyant, newly-crowned James I discovers the controversial legacy of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s notorious second wife. and discovers the story of how the witty, clever and flirtatious Anne was in love with not only Henry, but also the most dangerous ideas of her day. [more]

Opening 22 Oct 2014 at NZ School of Music Concert Hall [Wellington]
HIGH MOUNTAIN FLOWING WATER: Gao Shan Liu Shu
Joining forces with Kunqu opera star Dong Fei and live video artist Jon He, under the guidance of New Zealand Director Sara Brodie, the troupe combine their innovative approaches to treat audiences to an exquisite tableau of captivating eastern music theatre telling an ancient story of friendship and loyalty. [more]

Opening 23 Oct 2014 at Civic Theatre [Invercargill]
YOU CAN ALWAYS HAND THEM BACK
Roger Hall, New Zealand’s most loved playwright returns to The Court Theatre this time with British musical heavyweight Peter Skellern (You’re a Lady, Love is the Sweetest Thing) to take you on a light hearted journey through the joys and horrors of grandparenthood, with all its painful pleasures. [more]

Opening 23 Oct 2014 at Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago [Dunedin]
THE MALL
Counterpoint is proud to present The Mall by New Zealand playwright Thomas Sainsbury, a hilarious black comedy set in a local mall and following a group of unassuming employees who are unaware that a foodcourt attendant is about to turn their worlds upside down. [more]

Opening 24 Oct 2014 at Hannah Playhouse (previously Downstage) [Wellington]
THE STATUS OF BEING
A new full-length work from Footnote New Zealand Dance, The Status of Being by Berlin-based New Zealand choreographer Alexa Wilson. [more]

Opening 24 Oct 2014 at St Peters at Founders Park [Nelson]
THE BOOKBINDER
"A bookbinder should never do anything that cannot be undone. But left alone, leather crumbles, and pages turn to dust. Stories begin to unravel…" [more]

Opening 24 Oct 2014 at Suter Theatre [Nelson]
BLACK FAGGOT
In the style of Toa Fraser’s Bare, award winning playwright Victor Rodger (My Name is Gary Cooper, Ranterstantrum, Sons) brings you BLACK FAGGOT from February 16th – a series of (mostly) humorous monologues from a vast array of (mostly) gay Samoan characters. [more]

Opening 24 Oct 2014 at Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna [Auckland]
THE TOPP TWINS GRAND OLE TOPPREY TOUR
Reminiscent of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, where comedy and country music always went hand in hand, the Topps’ hilarious characters host The Grand Ole Topp’ry channeling stars from the US Country Music Hall of Fame, and joined by New Zealand’s top country music performers. [more]

Opening 25 Oct 2014 at Refinery Artspace [Nelson]
HUMAN FRUIT BOWL
“When a naked woman speaks you tend to pay attention.” – New York Theatre Review This October the award-winning New York production of Human Fruit Bowl will come to New Zealand, premiering at BATS in Wellington and going on to Waikanae, Arts Festival Dunedin, Queenstown and Nelson Arts Festival. [more]
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