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Valerie

Thursday 19th October 2017

“I'm starting to think about genetics, what's passed on. What isn't. I'm thinking of my grandmother, Valerie.”

Named the stand-out cabaret of the year by the NZ Herald, Valerie is an inter-generational, inter-disciplinary and interrupting piece of cabaret theatre that reaches into the guts of family mythologies. Music, genetics and story-telling combine to unravel family history, and to shine a light on the future.

Valerie is a love letter from grandson to grandmother. Gig-theatre at its finest, it is a celebration of resilience, compassion and love.

“As close to a perfect piece of theatre as I could think of... so violently to my taste that I wanted to keep it close to me forever.” PANTOGRAPH PUNCH

“A beacon and lesson for our future.” THEATRE SCENES

"Beautifully polished, striking, recommended…" NZ HERALD

By Robin Kelly
Composed & performed by Robin Kelly, Tom Broome & Cherie Moore
Directed by Benjamin Henson

Proudly presented by the Nelson Arts Festival.

FREE PIC’S GRANARY GIG – 6pm

Date(s)

October 19

Time

Thu 19 Oct, 7.30pm (65 mins, no interval)

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

Mainstage at Founders Heritage Park
Founders Heritage Park,
87 Atawhai Drive

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

FULL $41, UNDER 19 $25, SENIOR $37, GROUP OF 6+ $37pp (Plus TicketDirect Service Fee)

Tickets from Ticketdirect, Theatre Royal, iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840; 0800 224 224.

Contact

Ph. +64 3 545 8734
festivalenquiries@ncc.govt.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

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