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Scarlet & Gold by Lorae Parry

25 Nov 2016 to 22 Dec 2016
25 November – 22 December 2016
Inspired by the real events of the 1912 Gold Miners’ strike - Scarlet & Gold is a vibrant, funny, poignant drama, which will have audiences laughing and crying and leaving the theatre singing.
Event type: 
Cultural, Music, Theatre
Circa Theatre
1 Taranaki Street, Wellington
Bay of Plenty, Wellington


Waihi 1912: Another accident in the Martha Gold Mine and the miners’ wives say Enough! Improve conditions or strike! They’re the ones trying to scrape together food for the table, clothes for the kids. As the strike gains momentum the women gain confidence – in their own strength, in their ability to instigate change.  Major change – not just here, but throughout the country.

And woven into all this is a love story. What if your man crosses the picket line for desperately needed cash? Will you still love him? And what if you’re married to a shareholder, and rely on the dividends to live on? What if…?

Inspired by true tale. Told with song and dance, delight and passion.

“…a powerful piece of writing.” Phillip Mann.


Scarlet & Gold
By Lorae Parry / Directed by Kate JasonSmith
Finalist for The Adam Play Award
World Premiere Season

WHERE: Circa Two, 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington

DATES: 25 November – 22 December 2016 (no show Mondays) Tues - Sat 7.30pm, Sun 4.30pm

GROUP TICKET DEAL: Group of 6 + $36 (each), Group 20+ $39 (each)

BOOKINGS: or 04 801 7992

CATERING: Circa’s licensed Café and Bar provides a café style blackboard menu (changing daily) with main prices ranging from $12.50 to $35.00.

Written by

Brianne Kerr Publicity

7 Nov 2016

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