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The Glitter Garden
Written by George Fowler and Lori Leigh
Directed by Lori Leigh
30 Sep – 10 Oct
Tues – Sat 11am & 6.30pm; Sun 4th Oct 4pm
All tickets are $15
Suitable for all ages and aimed at children aged 3 – 8 years
Become a Glitter Guardian* for $50 to support this show and help its artists flourish.
The Glitter Garden is a drag musical extravaganza for kids – the first of its kind in the world – featuring dazzling outfits, sickening moves, and fierce lip syncing.
Created by TVNZ’s ‘House of Drag’ winner Hugo Grrrl (George Fowler) and acclaimed stage director Dr. Lori Leigh, this children’s theatre show aims to educate, empower and entertain young people through the art of drag. Join Hugo the Gardener on Pride Parade as he attempts to embrace self-care, personal growth and planter boxes, all with the help of his glittering garden friends.
“I made this show because everybody loves sparkles. And because if I had seen this show as a kid it might have changed my life” — George Fowler
The Glitter Garden stars Hugo Grrrl, Eva Goodnight, The Everchanging Boy, Robin YaBlind and features an original score by Maxwell Apse.
*Glitter Guardian tickets: To help The Glitter Garden and its busy bees grow and flourish, you can choose to book a “Glitter Guardian” ticket. Proceeds from ticket prices directly impact the show makers and the future of the work – we are incredibly grateful to our Glitter Guardians for the extra sparkle they gift our team.
Do you want to add a little extra sparkle to someone’s life and help more wee sprouts see live theatre?
You can Pay it Forward with tickets to The Glitter Garden here!
All Pay it Forward vouchers purchased in in the lead up to and during The Glitter Garden season will be gifted to families and youth not usually able to attend theatre. Circa and the Glitter Gardeners will work directly with local organisations to find these tickets a home and you can also request a ticket directly from the Circa Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. What a blooming great idea!
Glow forth and spread a little sunshine today!
We have a Relaxed Performance of The Glitter Garden on Tuesday 6 Oct at 11am.
Please contact Access@circa.co.nz for more information!
Part of WTF! 2020
Developed in partnership with Auckland Live, with assistance from Playmarket.
Sponsored by Creative New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington and Circa Theatre.