Ford Transit Productions

The Hothouse

Auckland
Friday to:
03 May
Saturday
18 May

Venue Location

78 Pitt St, Auckland CBD

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Prices

STANDARD:

ADULT
$30.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ & Students with ID (R13+)
$25.00

FUNDRAISER:

Saturday 11th May
PER PERSON Refreshments provided before the show
$60.00

Timing

Running Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
Interval: 20 minutes

Venue Location

78 Pitt St, Auckland CBD

Discounts

Group 10+

Get a group of 10 or more Adults together in one booking, to one show, and pay only $25 each!

Payment Options

Credit Card
2.50%
Bank Transfer
$1.50
Online Eftpos
1.80%

Delivery Options

eTicket
free
Courier (signature reqd)
$5.00
Courier (rural delivery)
$9.00
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A decade on, Ford Transit, with the original cast from the 2008 production, re-presents Harold Pinter's black comedy.

Set in a state-run sanatorium in 1950s England where the so-called "patients" could actually be political dissidents undergoing various excruciating corrective treatments or family members committed by family. As for the staff, question marks abound as to just how in control they are - of anything. With almost everything not quite right, it’s the optimal mix of sinister and absurdly funny.

The competence and sanity of the Institution's director, Colonel Roote (Michael Lawrence), is undermined by his assistants: the efficacious and industrious Gibbs (Phil Brooks), the suave and aptly named inebriant Lush (Edward Peni),  the devious, irresistible and table-tennis-playing enchantress Miss Cutts (Rachelle Duncan), and the fresh-faced, optimistic and experiment-willing Lamb (Frank Brown).

With a backdrop of corruption, sexual favours, lack of loyalty, bullying and laxity. The Hothouse shows the casual inhumanity and corruption that resides in institutional authority and festers beneath anodyne bureaucracy then... and now.

Guest appearances as 'Lobb' by Stephen Papps, Edward Newborn, Jim McLarty and Geoff Allen

25% of all proceeds donated to Shine, a charity that works and raises awareness of domestic violence.  50% of all proceeds from our Fundraiser Evenings on April 27th and May 11th will be donated to Shine.

The Hothouse (Official Trailer)

R13 - Some sexual content may offend

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