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By Keith Paterson
Original music by Rachel Brebner

[1 hr]

at ARTWORKS, 2 Korora Rd, Oneroa, Waiheke Island
From 1 Mar 2013 to 9 Mar 2013

Reviewed by:  Johnny Givins;


Dreamers! Take heed! What sayeth deep midnight's voice indeed? March 2013 is the time to discover that we don't live in one world – but two. Can you be at one with them both? Sail to Waiheke Island and the unique Artworks Theatre in picturesque Oneroa to experience a night of beautiful and deeply contemplative theatre.

A delicate and carefully constructed two-hander, Duality explores the light and darkness of this world and the other one. Science and art, faith and reason, man and woman all fight for their place in the paradox of existence as time runs short. Being in love has never seemed more important.

Keith Paterson, an experienced teacher of both Drama and Science, writes his eleventh full-length play for himself and young Waihekean actress Forrest Denize.

Both relatively new to this style of theatre, Keith has enjoyed twelve years in the comedy industry with performances throughout the country and Forrest is well established and admired as an actress on the Waiheke Island stage.

The dreamscape consists of original music composed by Rachel Brebner, in her second collaboration with the playwright, inspired by the final movement of Dvorak's cello concerto in D minor – and a set inspired by an Escher drawing, the yin yang symbol and other artists who can only be described as ‘post-modern.'

This year, the creative spirit of the Auckland Fringe is exemplified in Duality. Don't be in two minds. This is a journey you will want to take.

Auckland Fringe runs from 15 February to 10 March 2013. For more Auckland Fringe information go to  

March 2013, 1st, 2nd, 8th 9th at 7pm and 3rd 9th at 2pm
Duration: 60 Minutes
Venue: Artworks Theatre, Oneroa, Waiheke Island
Tickets: Adults $20, Children $10 Bookings: 09 372 2941