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Waikato Universty Presents Orlando

Waikato Universty Presents Orlando

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When:

  • Wed 8 Jun ’16, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Thu 9 Jun ’16, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Fri 10 Jun ’16, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 11 Jun ’16, 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Gate 2B, Knighton Rd, University of Waikato, Hamilton

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Concession: $10.00
  • Full: $12.00

"We had no choice but to confess... He was a woman"

Directed by Gaye Poole and starring Waikato Universities level three students Orlando is the transhistorical, transgender journey of an aspiring poet: Queen Elizabeth's 16 year old nobleman-lover in the 16th century, an ambassador in Constantinople who becomes a woman at 30 at the dawn of the 18th century, a wife in the Victorian era, and still only 36 in the 1920s. Sarah Ruhl's adaptation extracts the vibrant poetic language from Virginia Woolf's novel and infuses it with her own signature style and musicality, resulting in an undeniably transformative theatrical experience.

Performed by:
- Cian Gardner
- Megan Goldsman
- Jessica Hall
- Katherine Harrison
- Liam Hinton
- Calum Hughes
- Nadia Manarangi-George
- Nanati Molu
- Missy Mooney
- Philippa Perry
- Samantha Rowe
- Jaimee Wiggins

Sarah Ruhl's plays include The Clean House, Eurydice, Passion Play, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play, The Oldest Boy.

Booking available via Email: southby@waikato.ac.nz or Phone: 838 4922
Presented by: Waikato University

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