COMPANY THEATRE PRESENTS: RUMOURS by Neil Simon
Directed By Kate Birch
11-25 November 2023
Step into the world of high-society hilarity with Neil Simon's "Rumours". An hilarious farce, that weaves together a tapestry of misunderstandings, mistaken identities, and impeccable comedic timing.
As guests arrive for the 10th wedding anniversary of their Deputy Mayor friend, they're confronted not with celebration but with a puzzling scenario: the host has shot himself in the earlobe, the kitchen staff are nowhere to be found, and his wife is missing!
As more guests arrive, the effort to conceal the evening's unfolding chaos leads to a crescendo of confusion. Each character with their quirks and pretexts, go to great lengths to maintain the façade, as they become entangled in an ever-deepening web of comic deceit.
A delightful fusion of slapstick and wit, "Rumours" promises an evening of belly laughs, pure entertainment, and a truly enjoyable theatre experience. You won’t want to miss this comedic gem put on by Company Theatre, directed by Kate Birch with a host of well-known local actors.
Saturday 11th November 8.00pm — Saturday Special - Opening Night
Sunday 12th November 2.00pm — Matinee
Wed 15th November 8.00pm
Thursday 16th November 8.00pm
Friday 17th November 8.00pm
Saturday 18th November 8.00pm — Saturday Special
Sunday 19th November 2.00pm — Matinee
Wednesday 22nd November 8.00pm
Thursday 23rd November 8.00pm
Friday 24th November 8.00pm
Saturday 25th November 8.00pm — Closing Night
Information & Pricing
Venue: The Rose Theatre, 4 School Road, Belmont, Auckland
Running Time: 2 hours including interval
Adult - $29.00
Senior Gold card (65+) - $25.00
Student - $25.00
$22 tickets - Saturday 11th & 18th performances only
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