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Written and Directed by Kate Vox
presented by Catalyst Theatre Company

[1 hr]

at The Basement Studio, Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
From 25 Feb 2013 to 1 Mar 2013

Reviewed by:  Hannah Smith;


Here to turn the tide on the male-dominated comedy scene is Catalyst Theatre Company newcomer, Kate Vox, with a brand new belatedly-coming of age story.

High School Hangover centers around the quirky but loveable Henrietta, played to perfection by Amelia Reynolds, (The Tribe, As the Bell Rings).

Henrietta is probably the coolest cat she knows. Rockstar best friend, high-flying boyfriend and a tight as bunch of kickass mates! She's 10yrs on from high school and living the dream. So what if Henny's world is a tad…unbelievable. Perception IS reality, right?

Filling out the cast are Kate Vox, ‘Best Up and Coming Talent' (SHORT+SWEET 2012), Liesha Ward-Knox, (‘The Cult', ‘This Is Not My Life'), Xavier Black, Jessie Graham and a few surprise guests.

Kate Vox, writer-director of the piece and starring as ‘Tara', Henrietta's high school nemesis, has created ‘High School Hangover' as a vehicle for 6 fiery female talents to provide Fringe audiences with some “freaky fun times from a feminine world view”.

“Who knew you had a whole weird world just floating around in your head?” says Sam Berkley, Catalyst Company Director and actor/playwright, of Vox's Quirky new Rom/Com.

Well, Kate's been plotting to take over the universe for years, Pinkie, and now she's putting her plans where you can see them at The Basement Studio, Auckland Fringe 25 February to March 1st.

High School Hangover is feminine, it's feisty and it's a f@#k load of funnies! You can see it for 5 nights only during The Auckland Fringe Festival, which runs from 15 February to 10 March 2013. For more Auckland Fringe information go to 

25th February -1st March, 5:30pm
Duration: 60min
Location: The Basement Studio, Lower Greys Avenue, Auckland CBD
Ticketing: $15; Child/Group 6+/Equity/Fringe Artist pass: $10
Bookings: iTicket - (09) 309 7433 or