27 March - 7 April 2012 at 8pm
Ticket Prices: $15-$30
Purchase tickets at: http://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2012/mar/punk-rock
The Outfit Theatre Company presentthe NZ Premiere of Punk Rock By Simon Stephens
“Everything human beings do finishes up bad in the end. Everything good human beings ever make is built on something monstrous. Nothing lasts. We certainly won’t...”
William Carlisle has the world at his feet but its weight on his shoulders. He is intelligent, articulate and f**ked.
In the library of an elite English private school, William and his fellow Sixth-Formers are preparing for their mock A-Levels while navigating the pressures of teenage life. They are educated and aspirational young people, but step-by-step, their dislocation, disjunction and latent aggression is revealed.
Contemporary and unnerving, Punk Rock is The History Boy’s meets The Catcher in the Rye.
Punk Rock was nominated for Best New Play at the 2010 UK Theatre Awards.
"a superb new play ... evokes the twilight world of the teenager with scary vividness..." Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph (UK)
"powerful and compelling" Michael Coveney, Independent (UK)
“gripping, shocking and ferociously funny" Sam Marlowe, Time Out London
Cast: Nathan Mudge Sarah Graham Jordan Mooney George Mason Elizabeth McMenamin Morgan Albrecht Ryan Dulieu Devlin Bishop
Directed by Benjamin Henson Assistant Direction by Pete Coates Set Design by John Parker Lighting Design by Brad Gledhill Produced by Ema Barton