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Songs for Nobodies (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Sunday 14th October 2018

A Court Theatre Production

Starring Ali Harper
Written by Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Ross Gumbley
Musical Direction by Richard Marrett

Award-winning actress and singer Ali Harper is bringing critically-acclaimed, one-woman play Songs for Nobodies to Nelson.

Share five life-changing encounters between legendary divas Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas, and the everyday women whose lives they touched, interspersed with their iconic songs.

Songs for Nobodies is a one-of-a-kind showcase that reminds us that everybody has a story - and a song - worth hearing.

“Ali Harper has a range and depth and clarity which, combined with her acting ability, make for a stunning performance.” THEATREVIEW

“... truly astonishing acting and singing tour-de-force.” THE CHRISTCHURCH PRESS

ALI HARPER – BEST ACTRESS, United Solo Festival, New York 2014

ALI HARPER – BEST ACTRESS, Chapman Tripp Awards, Wellington 2008

Proudly presented by the Nelson Arts Festival.


October 14, 2018


Sun 14 Oct, 7pm; Dur. 90 mins, no interval


Nelson & suburbs


Theatre Royal
78 Rutherford St, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Full $48, Under 19 $25, Senior $43, Group of 6+ $43pp Plus TicketDirect Service Fee

Tickets from Tickets from TicketDirect outlets, Theatre Royal, Nelson iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840, ext 2; 0800 224 224.


Ph. 03 545 8734

Additional Info

Official Website


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