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The searing and sensual romance of Elizabeth and Tom. Dark secrets, deep passions, and heart-breaking truths bubble over as lovers savour precious moments together.
Set in twentieth-century Canterbury, the text has striking parallels to the present.
As stunningly physical as it is poetic, Skin Tight is a theatre experience that will leave you with goosebumps.
One of Aotearoa’s most poignant and lasting works of theatre, Skin Tight premiered at BATS Theatre in 1994. It won a coveted Fringe First Award at the 1998 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has been produced in the UK, Australia, South Africa, Europe, Canada, and the USA.
★★★★★ ‘Gary Henderson’s inventive script is sometimes shocking, sometimes heartbreaking and sometimes very funny, but also emotionally gripping.’ — London Theatre Guide
★★★★★ ‘Brimming with passion on a knife edge, sometimes quite literally, Skin Tight is the real deal.’ — What’s On Stage
By Gary Henderson
Directed by Katherine McRae
Starring Ella Gilbert and Arlo Gibson
27 Aug – 24 Sep
Preview 26 Aug
Tues – Thur 6.30pm, Fri – Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm
$25 – $54
Runtime: 65mins (no interval)
Audience care: This play contains nudity, sexual content, violence, reference to death, coarse language, and flashing light.
Image by Isabella Austin