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By Emma Kinane
Directed by Kathy McRae
Saturday 6 April 2pm
$15 – $19
Dramaturg: Ken Duncum
Cast: Perry Piercy, Carrie Green, Carrie McLaughlin, Alan Palmer, Phil Peleton, Andrew Paterson
Approx: 2 hours with an interval
When a proposed flyover threatens their home with demolition, Will and Frances rally their neighbours together to declare their street an independent micronation. A cast of 6 play 32 characters, in a drama with humour that dips its toes into farce.
Emma graduated from Toi Whakaari/NZ Drama School in 1988 and has worked as an actor and writer in theatre, TV, film and radio. She co-wrote the plays Turbine, Paua and The December Brother with the SEEyD Collective. Turbine was nominated
for the Chapman Tripp Best New New Zealand Play in 2007 and her pilot episode script Hope won the NZWG Television Script Competition. Emma has been in numerous shows at Circa including Troy the Musical, Dick Whittington and his Cat, and Monarchy: The Musical.
Her play Anahera was shortlisted for the Adam Play Award 2016, won Outstanding New NZ Play at the Wellington Theatre Awards 2017 and premiered at Circa Theatre in September 2017. Anahera was part of Vibrant Festival at Finborough Theatre, London, in October 2018.