By Penelope Skinner
Directed by Paul Gittins
Presented by (potent pause) Productions
at BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce, Wellington
From 25 Sep 2012 to 29 Sep 2012
The Basement, Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
From 13 Nov 2012 to 24 Nov 2012
Reviewed by: Ewen Coleman [Reproduced with permission of Fairfax Media] (The Dominion Post); John Smythe; Matt Baker (Theatre Scenes - Auckland Theatre Blog); Paul Simei-Barton; Lexie Matheson;
Meet Cassie. She's just moved in with Rose, who's just had a one-night stand with Mark, who's fed up of living with Tim, who secretly loves Rose, who's just using Tim to get to Mark (who she loves), who's just become very interested in Cassie.
Winner of the Evening Standard's Most Promising Playwright Award, Penelope Skinner delivers biting black comedy about trying to connect in a city where Facebook can seem like your closest friend.
True love and leprechauns.
The power of marketing.
The struggle of a modern feminist.
A burger-flipping romantic.
A black comedy through rose-tinted glasses.
BASEMENT THEATRE, Lower Greys Avenue, Auckland
Tuesday 13 – Saturday 24 November 2012
Calum Gittins plays Mark
Michelle Blundell plays Rose
Simon Ward plays Tim
Chelsea McEwan Millar plays Cassie
Lighting by Ruby Reihana-Wilson