In Absentia, is a hauntingly evocative piece, at once intimate and universal, tragic and surreally outrageous. It uses everything from life-size puppets to miniatures to automata to shadow puppetry, plus an array of beguiling staging devices, to present a mesmerizing glimpse into the world of dementia through the recollections, struggles and recriminations of a mother and her son.
Beauty and The Bro
With James Nokise, two-time Tui finalist Mel Parsons and Gerry Paul in an intimate live show. Gerry Paul (Grada). A well-known fixture on the NZ touring circuit, Mel Parsons has been a key player in raising the roofs of woolsheds around the country with 'The Bitches' Box' sell out tour in 2012.
Kelvin Cruickshank: Soul Food
He astounded people with his incredible ability to communicate with spirit in the hit TV series Sensing Murder.Acclaimed medium Kelvin Cruickshank passes on messages to as many people as possible from their loved ones in the afterlife at his live Soul Food shows - Spirit willing. This is a rare opportunity to see Kelvin working with spirit and maybe even hear from someone you have loved and lost. Come and experience his amazing gift for yourself.
NBS Theatre 105 Palmerston Street Westport