Preview: Young & Hungry
For 24 years Young & Hungry and BATS Theatre have been providing young people with a platform to perform, produce and create great theatre. With the Playwrights’ Initiative producing three new kiwi plays a year and the annual Festival of New Theatre at BATS – Y&H feeds the theatrical hunger and quenches the creative thirst of young people under 25.
The 2017 shows are:
6.30pm – One Night Only by Finnius Teppett & directed by Stella Reid
The world’s most famous boy band, FourEver, is nearly ready to take the stage for their only New Zealand show. All that stands in their way is each other, their fans, the media, and the ghosts of their dodgy past.
8.00pm – Fallen Angels by Emily Duncan & directed by Rose Kirkup
Max Angelis has made his fame and fortune with his reality TV show Max’s Angels. However, beasts and demons are released in his celebrity perfect home when two fallen angels arrive to take revenge and reveal explosive truths about his family. It will be the most heated episode of Max’s show ever.
9.30pm – Attila The Hun by Abby Howells & directed by Patrick Davies
Hello and welcome to Fat Burger, home of the fattest burgers can I take your order? – That’ll be artery clogging food, Tom Cruise, a large order of late night, outrageous customers, a new duty manager who wants to be loved and one of the most barbaric, bloody, burger-baristas in history. A super-sized comedy where the shift really hits the fat. (Wear protection.)