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Rolling the R’s / Hit the Wall

Sunday 19 February

Rolling the R’s, 1pm
Hit The Wall, 3pm


TAPAC – The Auckland Performing Arts Centre  100 Motions Road, Western Springs
Note: this event took place during the 2017 Auckland Pride Festival. See for the 2018 Festival.

The producers of Puzzy, Wild Dogs Under My Skirt and Club Paradiso proudly present a provocative play reading double-bill to celebrate Auckland Pride.

In Rolling the R’s by R. Zamora Linmark, young Filipino student Edgar has more trouble trying to roll his r’s and lose his Filipino accent in 1970s Honolulu than he does with his sexuality.

Adapted from Linmark’s modern day Hawaiian classic, Rolling the R’s was first presented at Honolulu’s Kumu Kahua theatre in 2008.

Arts Laureate Anapela Polataivao (Wild Dogs Under My Skirt) will direct Rolling the R’s, with a cast that includes comedians James Roque and David Correos.

In Hit the Wall by Ike Holter, the Stonewall riots of 1969, known as the birth of the modern gay rights movement, vividly come to life.

Emerging from a Steppenwolf Theatre initiative, Hit the Wall features a disparate group of characters who all intersect on that fateful night.

Celebrated director Shane Bosher (Angels in America) helms a cast which includes Chris Parker (Hudson & Halls Live!) and Keith Adams (Auckland Daze).

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R13 – contains strong language

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