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The White Guitar: SOLD OUT

When:

Thu 20 Oct 2016, 8:00pm–9:30pm
Fri 21 Oct 2016, 8:00pm–9:30pm

Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: R13

Ticket Information:

  • A Res Student/Senior 65+: $48.00
  • B Res Student/Senior 65+: $38.00
  • C Res Student/Senior 65+: $28.00
  • A Res Youth (13-19): $35.00
  • C Res Adult: $35.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Listed by: SWPR Ltd

A stunning new play by The Conch.

Directed by Nina Nawalowalo and Jim Moriarty.

“I represent the thousand souls that never made it this far.” - Scribe

Following standing ovations and sell-out seasons in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch comes The White Guitar. Renowned hip-hop artist Scribe features with his father John and brother Matthias in this stunning new play - the true story of their family, the Luafutus.

A grandmother's dream of a better life in New Zealand collides with the reality of hardship and loss: a man's journey from boyhood innocence into the heart of darkness - through violence, drug addiction, prison and gangs - to the possibility of hope, healing, and redemption.

With the intensity of a live gig, music pumps through the story's veins - from the first songs of a grandmother as she sings along with her white guitar to the power of rock 'n' roll, the beats of hip-hop and church hymns.

A story of hardship, loss, hope, and healing.

"If there's any show that you're going to see in the next decade this has to be it." - (RNZ National)

“As the Christchurch audience rose to offer the Luafutu men a standing ovation I know I have just witnessed a seminal moment in New Zealand theatre history.” - (The Press)

"Theatre doesn't get more real than this." - (NZ Herald)

“The White Guitar is the best and most affecting piece of theatre I have seen, hands down, for a long time.” - (Theatreview)

Originally commissioned by the Christchurch Arts Festival.