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Legacy Project 4

A Kaleidoscope of Queer Stories

Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 February, 6.30pm 2017

Loft, Q Theatre  305 Queen Street, Auckland City
Note: this event took place during the 2017 Auckland Pride Festival. See for the 2018 Festival.

Change the existing narrative and experience a kaleidoscope of bite-sized queer stories with Legacy Project 4. Written, directed and performed by an exciting bunch of Auckland’s up-and-coming voices, these are our stories to celebrate, to provoke and to uncover our distinct perspectives on modern queer experiences.

Each year from open call submissions, we select six scripts for their development potential to curate into this showcase of fresh kiwi work. By encouraging all corners of our diverse queer community to share their stories, we hope to support these future storytellers to shape their own unique narratives on stage.

Stories of love and connection, of family and friendship, of empathy and rejection that reveal the experience of being part of the queer kiwi community. We all have a role to play in passing along our stories and legacy to the next generation by examining the lives that have come before us to better understand our place within our wider community.

Callum in the Aftermath, written by Prior McRae, directed by Cole Meyers.
The past is the hardest thing to purge.

Coming Out Night, written by Ryan McKee, directed by Adam Rohe.
All parents want to support their kids, some just make a bigger show of it than others.

Daddy Issues, written by Pedro Diegues, directed by Jake Love.
Can Peter and Ray stop bickering long enough to deal with the uninvited guest in their home?

Eternity, written by David Blakey, directed by Ryan Thornhill.
When pride is stronger than love.

First Love, written by Aatir Zaidi, directed by Kat Glass.
The innocence, insanity and beauty of that first crush… on the neighborhood straight boy.

Two Lovers Sit On A Park Bench Holding Hands In The Moonlight, written by Hannah Owen Wright, directed by Rachael Longshaw-Park.
Romance is in the air. Sort of. Or something that vaguely resembles romance.

“A true example of burgeoning artistic talent across the board, Legacy Project is a promise that New Zealand theatre is rapidly changing to reflect the imagination of its diverse communities.”
– Theatreview

“Legacy Project makes you feel proud to be part of the young GLBT community… If there is just one thing you do this Auckland Pride, make sure you check this out.”
– Express

Ticketing info
Adult $20
Concession $15
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Contains some strong language and sexual themes

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