Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre presents

GENESIS ENERGY THEATRE SEASON

Five great shows for just $100, WOW! We've got your 2012 entertainment sorted!

Join us for Expressions' inaugural theatrical performance season featuring five top New Zealand shows from April through to November in the Genesis Energy Theatre.

Our brand new Genesis Energy Theatre Season is all about fantastic entertainment and good humour. Browse our galleries and meet your friends for pre-show drinks and catch up, at Limelight Café. Organise a group of six or more by Sunday 16 April, and go in the draw to win a $60 voucher for Limelight Café. Grab your friends and join us for afternoon nostalgia and evening antics at Expressions.

Thanks to Arts on Tour NZ and Creative New Zealand, we are able to offer this superb entertainment experience for exceptional value. Round up your friends, purchase your season pass, and settle in for NZ entertainment at its best!


HOT PINK WITH PENNY ASHTON

Friday 20 April | 7.30pm

Want more "oh!" in your poetry and more "ahhhh" in your alliteration? Want to see a woman whose bra fits her head?

NZ's favourite rhyming Queen of Tarts has the show for you!

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BOOMERS BEHAVING BADLY

Friday 8 June | 7.30pm

Jane Keller presents her fabulous one-woman cabaret show which focuses on baby boomers and what they are getting up to. Cougars on the prowl, grandchildren from hell, divorce parties, Botox botch-ups, middle-age revenge porn, internet dating successes and tragedies… Combining her special style of storytelling with her virtuoso Broadway voice, and piano accompaniment from Michael Nicholas Williams, Jane tells tales in an evening of shock, tittle-tattle and raucous hilarity.

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SILENT NIGHT

Sunday 22 July | 2pm

It's Christmas Day and Irene McMunn is throwing a party! While she prepares, she regales us with stories of her past. Silent Night is a universal story of loss, love and stoic survival, and Irene McMunn represents the iconic New Zealand woman who came of age between the wars. Laced with plenty of humour and a set full of nostalgic paraphernalia, Silent Night celebrates a fast disappearing facet of our cultural heritage.

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DO OR DI?

Friday 5 October | 7:30pm

Herschel Herscher hosts this fun-filled musical event. Add singers Anna Rugis and Linn Lorkin and you have a top professional vocal trio. This fabulous fifties television game show spoof showcases the trio's comedic and musical talents. Wonderful singing and jazzy instrumental arrangements are applied to the hits of Doris Day and Dinah Shore while the audience guesses which diva was the hit-maker!

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HOME - ONE THREAD IN THE STORY OF A NATION

Sunday 4 November | 2pm

Since the first contact between Maori and Pakeha, blankets have played a central role in our lives. In Home, blankets provide the backdrop to the story of Maggie and Johnny, two Scottish immigrants who meet and marry just before WWI, and Johnny's departure for the Front. A superb piece of musical theatre, Home is written and directed by Jacqueline Coats and features Stuart Coats and Rowena Simpson.

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