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After a sell out season and rave reviews, The Vintage collective and Auckland City present to the Hibiscus Coast.
As a 21 year old, Gloria Stanford hit the international headlines as 'The Bride Who Wouldn't Leave New Zealand," 67 years later two of her granddaughters celebrate her colorful WW2 years in this sparkling and courageous solo show!
Like the remodelling of a vintage dress, GLORIA is a show for everyone! The fusion of 1940's swing music, dancing and fearless physical theatre will keep you on the edge of your seat as you are taken from Film Noir to the domestic to the fantastical in the blink of an eye. GLORIA re-examines this particular war-bride's tale as she recalls the secrets, struggles and adventures of her past, exploring how events can warp and beautify through the lens of one's memory. Book now to experience this thrilling and romantic tale!
"A rich, refined work that captures the nuance and texture of the period in exactitude, through movement, text and technical skill" - Stephen Austin, THEATRE VIEW
"GLORIA is a winner! A beautiful piece of nostalgia which is not old fashioned" - SWEET AF
'A fascinating story and unique piece of theatre of one of New Zealand's war brides' - NZ HERALD