Bill Massey's Tourists

Where: Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall, 33 Buckingham St, Arrowtown, Queenstown Lakes

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • Adult Admission: $25.00
  • Child Admission: $10.00
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Consummate performer Jan Bolwell plays her adolescent self, encouraging her grandfather Arthur to talk about the First World War. What follows is a gripping, painful and sometimes hilarious tale of a young Kiwi soldier from the Otago Mounted Rifles (one of Bill Massey’s tourists) and his survival from the tragedy of Passchendaele. It is a story that also features song and dance.

“This exceptional performer, Jan Bolwell, is blessed with an irrepressible joie-de-vivre that communicates itself instantly to the audience so that her grandfather’s story is illuminating and memorable, but also surprisingly enjoyable.” - Terry McTavish

“A terrific script. A great performance. A tale well told. Knocked me for six.”- Raymond Hawthorne.

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