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A Night of Ngaio: Celebrating Ngaio Marsh

  • Ngaio Marsh Theatre 90 Ilam Rd Christchurch, Canterbury, 8041 New Zealand (map)


A Night of Ngaio

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Join us on the 9th August 7pm in the Ngaio Marsh Theatre to get to know the life and work of Ngaio Marsh. Featuring scenes from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a presentation from Marsh expert Joanne Drayton; this is not a night to be missed.




Featuring - Joanne Drayton
Producer - Asher Etherington
Assistant Producer - Polly Hoskins
Lighting - Bryce Coulter, Emma Reynolds
Sound - Tarn Somervell Fletcher
Stage Manager - Shania Lahina
Artwork - Anna Bruce


Director - Alice Altitsa

Hamlet - Felix Elliott
Horatio - Josiah Morgan
Ophelia/Osric - Eloise Mart
Gertrude/Marcellus - Lillian Fata
Francisco/Claudius - Tim Guy
Player King/Bernardo/Lord - Jonty Coulson
Player Queen/Rosencrantz - Sarah Lawrence
Prologue/Luscianus/Guildernstern/Laertes - Asher Etherington

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Director - Georgina Sivier

Helena - Geoffrey Heaney
Hermia - Sam Bastida
Demetrius - Kristin Truman
Lysander - Jasmine Wilde
Puck - Michael Woods




Only for the night of Friday August 9th. The performance starts at 7pm.
The performance order for the night will be; Hamlet, then Joanne Drayton’s talk, and closing with A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase

Students - $10
General Admission - $15





Earlier Event: July 19
Drunken Reading: The Directors Cut
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