Rip the lid off a jar of utterly delicious theatre, bursting with wit, wonder and the faint whiff of death.
Sasha, the blind receptionist of the crumbling Empire Hotel, knows she is cursed – everything she loves dies. But when true love finds her, she can’t help falling. One night, Death checks into the hotel.
Belly laughs combine with throat-catching pathos to create a sophisticated modern fable that is “an intelligent and hilarious celebration of human resilience” – The Scotsman
“It tells a story that interweaves real biographies and events to generate the most elaborate and brilliant fiction.” – The Scotsman, Glasgow
“A piece of total theatre which offers humanity and psychological insight.” – The Dominion Post, Wellington
The Indian Ink Theatre Company is celebrating two decades of the finest New Zealand Theatre and has chosen this play to celebrate the achievement.
Christchurch, Isaac Theatre Royal
Thursday 15 June – Saturday 17 June –Winner Ann B
Dunedin, Fortune Theatre
Wednesday 21 June – Saturday 24 June – Winner Glenda D
Nelson, Theatre Royal
Wednesday 28 June – Friday 30 June – Winner Warren R
Auckland, Q Theatre
Wednesday 2 August – Saturday 19 August
Wellington, Hannah Playhouse
Thursday 24 August – Saturday 9 September
To enter simply let us know in the comments section below which show would you like to go to. Christchurch, Dunedin, Nelson, Auckland or Wellington.
The winners will be notified via email.