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The Octagon Club - Party with the Aunties

Sat 16th Nov 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Price

FREE - $25 NZD

FREE - $25 NZD

Wow! Productions

The Octagon Club - Party with the Aunties

Date and Time

Sat 16th Nov 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

The Octagon Club
9 The Octagon, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand

Event description

It's Uncle Angus' 50th birthday, and the whole whanau are invited! Nau Mai! Haere Mai!

Coming to a venue near you, Party with the Aunties is a celebration of a Kiwi family, with a good singalong vibe... you may see someone you recognise.

Party with the Aunties is an original NZ work created by Mosgiel-born Erina Daniels and the original cast of 2011. First produced in a garage in Paekakariki as part of Daniels’ Masters Degree at Te Kura o Toi Whakaari/Victoria University, Wellington, Party with the Aunties has since toured to many regions and festivals including Nelson, Christchurch and Taranaki Arts Festivals, and has enjoyed representing theatre of Aotearoa at the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam.

Party with the Aunties shows in clubs, bars and community halls – places where people socialize. The audience are guests of Uncle Angus’ 50th birthday party; the show will happen amongst us.

This feel-good show is the perfect way to celebrate the start of Summer!

Directed by: Erina Daniels

Devised with Party with the Aunties performers

Featuring:

Awhina-Rose Henare Ashby (The Ring Inz)

Jamie McCaskill (The Māori Sidesteps)

Matariki Whatarau (Modern Māori Quartet)

Party with the Aunties was made for adults, but can be enjoyed by all ages

Reviews

“The play was a wickedly funny celebration of New Zealand life, an extraordinary gift to us as a community."  - David Groves, Paekakariki Xpressed

“They give us an evening of laughter, with many touching moments as members of the family reunite, encounter, agree to differ and go their ways, all interlaced with song and guitar.”  - Sunny Amey, Theatreview

"It’s a relaxed and relaxing show, under the smart direction of Erina Daniels, and though it seems casually performed it isn’t... played with broad, sympathetic character strokes by a trio of hugely attractive, charismatic and talented performers"  -Laurie Atkinson

Refund Policy

Refunds are available 1 day prior to the event

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Date and Time

Sat 16th Nov 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

The Octagon Club
9 The Octagon, Dunedin, 9016, New Zealand

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Wow! Productions is Dunedin’s premiere theatre collective. It was formed in mid-1996 as a co-operative of actors, directors and other theatre & creative practitioners with a shared vision to provide a professionally-constituted creative forum.

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