28 – 31 July, Many Hats Theatre, SkillWise, 344 Manchester Street
oNeZies is an evening’s entertainment comprising one New Zealand one-act play & one one-man comedy show:
Chook Chook by Fiona Farrell, directed by Annette Searle
In a battery farm for hens, Valmai, Chrissy, Georgia and Bron refer to their cages as ‘compartments’ and eat the same food day after day under the same continuous ‘sun.’
Ironing Man written & performed by Mark Darbyshire
One man’s hopes and dreams, channeled through an iron. This comedy weaves together satire, song, and copious amounts of brightly coloured linen.
“There’s little Darbyshire can’t do with an iron.” – Theatreview
Nominated for Best Comedy, Nelson Fringe 2020
Blasting through the steamy void between musical theatre and stand-up comedy, Ironing Man is sidesplitting, heartwarming, and unashamedly queer.
If you’ve never paid to watch someone iron, now is your chance. Come prepared to laugh, cry, and share in the universal wonder of ironing.
Mark Darbyshire is among Christchurch’s most brightly dressed and well-pressed comedians. He weaves together music, theatre, and anecdotes into a well-ironed comedic tapestry.
All shows 7.30 pm
28 – 31 July (4 performances)
Please note that in the event of a change of Covid-19 alert levels, ticket purchases will be refunded if performances have to be cancelled.
Many Hats Theatre, SkillWise, 344 Manchester Street
Tickets NZD$20, Concessions $15
Concession prices apply to Gold Card holders, Community Service Card & KiwiAble Leisure Card holders, Full-time students (tertiary & secondary) & Under-18s.
Proof of entitlement must be presented upon admission.
Group bookings of 10 or more – Concession rate applies!
Special discount for school group bookings! (Contact us for more information)
Full Subscriber Members of Repertory & complimentary voucher holders please contact us for booking instructions.
Please note: seating is by general admission (no seat numbers allocated).
Wheelchair access available.
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