Waiting for Waiting for Godot

Taupo Taupo
Fri 24 Nov


2 Matai Street, Tauhara, Taupo 3378

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CONCESSION Seniors 65+, Students & Equity Members - all with valid ID


Running Time: 75 minutes
Interval: No Interval


2 Matai Street, Tauhara, Taupo 3378

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This is not Waiting for Godot. This is Waiting for Waiting for Godot: a comedy about boredom that’s anything but boring.

Directed by Michael Hurst, and written by critically acclaimed playwright Dave Hanson,, this production follows two hapless understudies who are waiting to go on in a production of ‘Waiting for Godot’, but will their time ever come?

As they occupy their time backstage, the haphazard duo wrestle with questions of art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it. Turns out, the only people who truly understand 'Waiting For Godot', are the understudies.

Hilarious, witty and absurdist, this comedy promises to be an unforgettable theatre experience not to be missed.

★★★★★ “Delectable” The New York Times
★★★★★ "gleefully absurd and self-aware " - Critics pick - Time out New York
★★★★★ "An absolute Blinder” My Theatre Mates
★★★★ “Laugh out loud. Sharp script. Killer lines” Everything Theatre
★★★★ “Big laughs guaranteed!" Please Mind The Blog

"A witty, well-crafted and a powerful reminder that the arts do reflect our humanity and our preoccupations – a role that is vital and necessary" - Theatreview

“absurdist silliness, wit, and abundant charm" The Stage

"...smart, speedy and superbly silly." Minneapolis Post:

"A back-stage comedic flight-of-fancy" Theatre World

Crew and Cast:
Director: Michael Hurst
Writer: Dave Hanson
Producer: Callum Brodie
Actors: Callum Brodie, George Boyd Maunsell, Iana Grace
Graphic Designer: Cara Allen
Company: B&B Productions

Audience warnings: Some swearing. Some adult humour. Existential themes