THE BITCHES’ BOX
By Amelia Guild & Emma Newborn
at Q Theatre Loft, 305 Queen St, Auckland
From 21 Feb 2013 to 23 Feb 2013
Assemby, George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
From 9 Aug 2013 to 23 Aug 2013
Oakura Public Hall, Taranaki
27 Aug 2013
Medici Court, Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton
From 14 Feb 2014 to 16 Feb 2014
Reviewed by: Melissa Fergusson; Matt Baker (Theatre Scenes - Auckland Theatre Blog); Robbie Nicol; Jan Maree;
NATIONWIDE SELLOUT WOOLSHED SHOW COMES TO THE CITY
Auckland Fringe audiences will finally have an opportunity from February 21st to see the show that has had the New Zealand rural community buzzing for the last 12 months.
This fast paced, sidesplitting comedy for grown-ups presents a day on the farm through the eyes of two dogs on heat, locked in a bitches box.
Last year saw The Bitches Box embark on a 45 date nationwide tour of woolsheds, resulting in sold out shows up and down the country.
Finally, it's Auckland's turn.
Leaving behind the comforts of the woolshed, Amelia Guild and Emma Newborn are bringing a generous slice of country hilarity to Q theatre this Fringe Festival.
Come and see the show that every farmer and his dog has been lining up for.
“The Bitches' Box is hilarious, every dog believable and topped by the most extraordinary performance of an old slobbering hound. No matter how far the drive, it's worth it.” – Andrew Holden; Editor The Press
Auckland Fringe runs from 15 February to 10 March 2013. For more Auckland Fringe information go to www.aucklandfringe.co.nz
THE BITCHES' BOX plays
21st – 23rd February 2013, 9pm
Venue: Q Loft, 305 Queen Street, Auckland
Ticket:s $25/$20 (Booking fees will apply)
Bookings: www.qtheatre.co.nz or 09 309 9771
EDINBURGH FRINGE 2013
The Bitches' Box »
9 - 23 AUGUST 2013
ASSEMBY George Square
(noun) kennel used to separate a bitch on heat from other dogs to prevent knotting (breeding). Comic actresses Emma Newborn and Amelia Guild present life on a New Zealand farm through the eyes of six hilarious dogs. Meet a couple of randy terriers, hear the inner monologue of a lisping Labrador, the deranged ramblings of a pig hunting mongrel and musings of two hot bitches, locked in a box. The hilarious, unique show that had every Kiwi farmer and his dog in stitches is guaranteed to make even the toughest old gumboot (welly) laugh out loud (lol).
TARANAKI ARTS FESTIVAL 2013
The Bitches Box and Mel Parsons
90 minutes including interval
WHEN, WHERE & BOOKINGS
Tues 27 Aug 7pm, Oakura Public Hall
Book at The Crafty Fox, Ph 06 752 7291
Wed 28 Aug 7pm, Kakaramea Hall, South Hawera
Book through Marie Dwyer, Ph 06 273 8564
Thurs 29 Aug 7pm, Pihama Hall, Opunake
Book at Pastimes Giftshop, Ph 06 761 8151
Fri 30 Aug, 7pm, Waitoetoe Hall, Urenui
Book at Mimi School, Ph 06 752 3617
Sat 31 Aug, 7pm, Toko Hall, Stratford
Book at Toko School, Ph 06 762 2849
Sun 1 Sep, 7pm, Norfolk Hall, Inglewood
Book at Inglewood Book Centre, Ph 06 756 7032
Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2014
14 February 2014, 6:30 PM
15 February 2014, 5:00 PM
15 February 2014, 9:00 PM
16 February 2014, 4:00 PM
Wet weather venue
General Admission $35