At once thrilling and darkly funny, ‘THE WASP’ written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm is a sharp reminder that if you don’t deal with your past you should expect it to deal with you.

$25 - $35 (service fees may apply)
110 minutes (including 15 minute interval)
Wed 14 - Sat 24 September
Wed 14 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 15 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri 16 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sat 17 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Tue 20 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 21 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 22 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri 23 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sat 24 Sep, 2pm - 4pm
Sat 24 Sep, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
This show is a part of Q Matchbox - Q Theatre

There's no friend like an old friend.

Heather and Carla haven't seen each other in years. Carla lives a down and out hand-to-mouth existence while Heather looks like she has it all. During an unexpected catch up, Heather presents Carla with a bag of money and a deadly proposition. But what seems at first like a straightforward arrangement is just the first twist in a tightening spiral that will pull them both in. 

At once thrilling and darkly funny, THE WASP written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm is a sharp reminder that if you don’t deal with your past you should expect it to deal with you. 

Starring Bree Peters and Miriama McDowell, with direction from Sam Snedden, and design by Jane Hakaraia, Meg Rollandi and Emi Pogoni.

“sharply comic... makes the deranged and unreasonable suddenly seem frighteningly reasonable” - The Guardian

This show is a part of the Q MATCHBOX programme.
 supports seasons through providing a box office split that includes venue hire, labour, equipment, rehearsal space, marketing support and opening night hosting, along with tactical and emotional support along the way from Q’s team. MATCHBOX would not be possible without the support of University of Auckland and The Gus Fisher Charitable TrustClick here to learn more about MATCHBOX. 

UoA and Gus Fisher - Q Theatre

Audience Notes: This show contains coarse language, violence, graphic discussions of violence and sexual assault, themes regarding mental health, bright lights, and loud and sudden sounds. It is suitable for audiences over 16.

Circa Theatre
Auckland Council,
Q Theatre
University of Auckland

Playwright - Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
Director - Sam Snedden
Producer - Alice Kirker
Performers - Bree Peters & Miriama McDowell
Lighting Designer - Jane Hakaraia
Stage Manager - Sofia Miernik
Production Designer - Meg Rollandi
Production Design Assistants: Kate Carrington & Sophie Forsyth
Composer - Emi Pogoni
Operator - Tim Jansen

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