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By Roger Hall
11 FEB - 26 MAR 2020 — Comedy
Auckland Theatre Company
2 hours including a 20 minute interval
TAURANGA: Tauranga City Council has made the difficult decision to cancel all public performances at Baycourt Community Arts Centre effective from Wednesday 18 March until 31 March due to COVID-19. This means that ATC’s Winding Up Tour performances in Tauranga will no longer be going ahead as planned on March 25 and 26. For information on refunds for these performances please contact Ticketek on 0800 842 538 or ticketek.co.nz.
NEW PLYMOUTH: In relation to the global coronavirus pandemic we would like to advise that Winding Up presented by TSB Showplace has been postponed. This means that ATC’s Winding Up Tour performances in New Plymouth will no longer be going ahead as planned on March 20 and 21. Once the new date is confirmed ticket holders will be contacted directly.
Barry and Gen may have retired, but these spirited seniors aren’t slowing down!
With overseas travel to plan, family feuds to settle, the inevitable health problems, and a friend to bury, Barry and Gen put the fun into funerals and discover new complications in conjugal relations.
From Roger Hall, theatre legend and award-winning writer of Glide Time, Middle-Age Spread and Four Flat Whites in Italy, Winding Up is a hilarious testament to the lighter side of the golden years.
Escape the heat and book for this summer’s sparkling world premiere!
"An electrifying stage presence thanks to Mark Hadlow's bravado performance." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs
"Alison Quigan displays immaculate comic timing." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs
"The laughs comes thick and fast." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs
Show photography by Andi Crown Photography
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Auckland Theatre Company Studios
487 Dominion Rd, Mount Eden
Carpark & entry off Brixton Road
Tuesday, 28 January, 6:30pm
Join us before the performance to hear from playwrights Sir Roger Hall (Winding Up, Glide Time, Four Flat Whites in Italy) and Stuart Hoar (Rendered, Bright Star, Pasefika) about Winding Up and playwriting in New Zealand. Before the talk, enjoy a drink and snack in the Villa Maria Gallery.
Sunday, 23 February, 2:45pmBOOK NOW
Matinee Promo - $1 Lunch
Book a ticket to one of the following matinees and for just $1 be treated to lunch before the show!
Sunday 16 Feb 4pm, Sat 22 Feb 2pm or Wed 4 March 1pm.
Matinee promo package:
Adult $60 | Senior $55 | Groups 6+ $50
0800 ATC TIX or email us at [email protected]
For the matinee special both the ticket and the lunch have to be booked through our box office. $1 lunch must be purchased at the same time as booking tickets and cannot be added to an existing booking.
In The News
A sure-fire hit.
Superb entertainment... Sir Roger Hall may be in his 80's but he's let us all know loud and clear that he still has 'it'; in fact, this latest work is one of his best.
Brilliant… his dialogue is so natural and artless, it’s less like being in a theatre and more like overhearing your parents or grandparents conversation (but a lot funnier). If you’re a boomer (like me) you might wonder if maybe he put a bug in your lounge and recorded your conversations with your spouse.
Roger Hall has managed to capture the essence of the lives of retired couples in a perceptive play full of keen observation and incisive wit.