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The Stronger


Wed 28 Oct 2015, 9:00pm
Thu 29 Oct 2015, 9:00pm
Fri 30 Oct 2015, 9:00pm

Where: The Basement, Lower Greys Avenue, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Basement Theatre

Don't say anything.

A chance encounter between two ex-rivals.

An actress searches for someone to confide in.

An old friend pleads for support.

A critic demands to be heard.

In 1888, playwright August Strindberg wrote The Stronger as part of an Experimental Theatre Project. The 20-minute “playette” was a two hander for two characters called Madame X and Mademoiselle Y where one speaks and one doesn't.

In 2015, playwright Nathan Joe continues this exploration of speaking and listening with three more one-sided conversations, alongside a modern update of Strindberg's original, written specifically for The Basement bar. Witness as friends, strangers and colleagues unravel as they confront each other.

Presented by Theatrewhack, directed by Patrick Graham

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