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Movers

When:

Tue 10 Apr 2018, 6:00pm–7:30pm
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 6:00pm–7:30pm
Thu 12 Apr 2018, 6:00pm–7:30pm
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 6:00pm–7:30pm
Sat 14 Apr 2018, 6:00pm–7:30pm

Where: BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce, Wellington

Restrictions: M

Ticket Information:

  • Full Price: $20.00
  • Concession: $15.00
  • Group +6: $14.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: redscaremarketing

Shortlisted for Playmarket’s Playwrights b4 25 competition in 2016, Movers by James Cain is a hilarious and heartfelt take on the differences in age, race and class at a moving company.

It’s a common scene: a student gets a job to pay the bills, and finds themselves having to get along with their old(er) co-workers despite massive differences. In Red Scare Theatre Company’s Movers, that student is Tai, a wannabe stand-up comedian who has just finished uni and has no real clue about what to do next.

When he takes a job at a moving company to kill time, he meets Oscar and Bruce, two Pākehā blokes as ‘middle New Zealand’ as can be.

At first, Tai is eager to turn Oscar and Bruce into material for his stand-up act, but as he starts to feel at home at Oscar's Movers he finds himself questioning where his loyalties lie: with his job, or with his career.

Written by: James Cain
Directed by: Matt Loveranes

Starring:
- Sepe Mua'au as Tai
- John Landreth as Bruce
- Lloyd Scott as Oscar

Crew:
- Michael Trigg - Lighting Designer
- Lucas Neal - Set Designer
- Patrick Barnes - Sound Designer
- Cassandra Tse - Production Manager
- Samantha Burnard - Stage Manager
- James Cain - Marketing Director

Red Scare Theatre Company was founded in 2013 by Cassandra Tse and Bruno Shirley. They are a non-profit theatre company based out of Wellington, New Zealand, dedicated to staging dynamic productions of contemporary scripted work.

As an organisation, Red Scare is interested in exploring the role of music in theatre and championing original New Zealand plays, and prides itself on presenting bold, inspiring productions interpreted by some of Wellington’s finest theatre practitioners.

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