7-10 March 2013 at 8.30pm
Ticket Prices: $12-$15
Purchase tickets at: http://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2013/mar/dark-stars
Written and directed by Arthur Meek and starring Jonathan Council Dark Stars is a poignant tale full of black humour. In seeking his big break, an unlucky American actor is propelled by misfortune to a tiny island in the Pacific where he unearths the forgotten story of Australasia's most popular black entertainer of the 19th century Irving Sayles. Dark Stars weaves together the stories of these two African-Americans living a hundred years apart, in an examination of racist humour and the price paid for lusting after fame at the cost of one's dignity.