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CALENDAR 2 - 20 MARCH 2011

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Wed2 Mar 7pm HT 
Thu3 Mar 7pm HT 
Fri4 Mar 7pm HT 
Sat5 Mar 7pm HT 
Sun6 Mar 5pm HT 
Wed9 Mar 7pm MAC 
Thu10 Mar 7pm MAC 
Fri11 Mar 7pm MAC 
Sat12 Mar 7pm MAC 
Wed16 Mar 7pm PT 
Thu17 Mar 7pm PT 
Fri18 Mar 7pm PT 
Sat19 Mar 7pm PT 
Sun20 Mar 5pm PT 
Tue22 Mar 7pm PT 
Wed23 Mar 7pm PT 
Thu24 Mar 7pm PT 
Fri25 Mar 7pm PT 
Sat26 Mar 7pm PT 


Herald Theatre (HT) & Mangere Arts Centre (MAC) & Pumphouse Theatre (PT)


A Res$39.50
A Res Friend$35.00
A Res Conc$35.00
A Res Group 10$35.00
B Res$29.50
B Res Conc$25.00


Approx. 2 hr 20 mins (incl. interval)

Havoc in the Garden

A play by Lennie James and Massive Company, NZ

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Havoc in the Garden is a new play from acclaimed British writer Lennie James and Massive Company, the team behind The Sons of Charlie Paora.

Sometimes it's the first place I run … and sometimes it's the last place on earth - My family. Sometimes it is your only truth … and sometimes it's your biggest lie.

Havoc in the Garden, a new play from acclaimed British writer Lennie James and Massive Company (Whero's New Net, The Girls Show), is another collaboration from the hugely successful team that produced The Sons of Charlie Paora, the 2002 hit that toured nationally and internationally, including a season at the Royal Court Theatre in London.

Directed by Sam Scott, Havoc in the Garden stars an exciting multi-cultural cast of New Zealand's emerging and established theatre practitioners and features music and sound designed by accomplished musician Tama Waipara.

A play about families - about the lies that parents tell, and children reveal; what holds families together and what tears them apart - Havoc in the Garden unfolds in a small neighbourhood of five houses on an Auckland hillside where an act of violence and rage is about to shatter the community. In the ensuing police siege, five families are forced to confront the truths they have kept buried.

Workshop: Devised Theatre with Massive Company
Saturday 5 March, 9:00pm - 3:30pm

In Conversation:

Monday 7th March
Massive Company and UrbanYOUTHMovement: Emerging artists in conversation with Ben Crowder

PHOTOGRAPH: The Cut Collective

Presented with association with Auckland Arts Festival.

With support from

CNZ Page Council Page ASB Page


"[The Sons of Charlie Paora] is generous and strange and resounding and rare."
- The Observer (UK)


"Massive Company has a distinctive, unique brand of theatre … the freshest, liveliest show in town."
- Metro Magazine (NZ)


"Truly Remarkable"
- The Observer, UK (on The Sons of Charlie Paora)


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