Calendar Girls

Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00 AM - Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 AM

Calendar Girls

performed by

Hawera Repertory Society

 

Venue: Memorial Theatre, Albion Street, Hawera

Dates: Sat 15thFeb- Sat 22ndFeb (7 Shows)

Times: All shows start at 7.30pm, a matinee Sunday 16that 2pm.

Prices:  Adult $29.00 Senior $26.00 (No Child or Student Prices)

The event is allocated seating.

Hawera Repertory Society will touch hearts and minds in February with the poignant, quirky and hilarious British play Calendar Girls directed by Samantha Turner. Adapted by Tim Firth from the Miramax film of the same name, it is based on an uplifting and very inspiring true story.

A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire WI, persuade one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference - no more photos of Wharfedale bridges or Norman churches for them. Overcoming their initial reserve, the friends drop their dressing gowns, their modesty spared only by artfully placed cakes, knitting and flower arrangements.

Puzzling their husbands, mortifying their children and riding the wrath of the outraged WI, they spark a global phenomenon. But as media interest snowballs, the Calendar Girls find themselves exposed in ways they’d never expected, revealing more than they’d ever planned.

With a strictly limited season of 7 shows only – Hawera Repertory Society is the last amateur society to produce this play in New Zealand to count for the Guinness Book of Records, for the most times a play is produced throughout the world in a year.

Hawera Repertory Society will be donating $5 from each ticket sold on opening night to Hospice Taranaki.

 

Notes:

- Wheelchair seating is available through the Hawera i-SITE on 06 278 8599

-There is a group discount for 10+ available only through the i-SITE.

-Pick Ups will be available from the venue 1 hour prior to show time.

-Eftpos, bar and refreshments available at the venue.

-Door sales will be sold if still available on the night.

Venue: Memorial Theatre Hawera