No Holds Bard

Fri 17 August 2018
Gloucester Room

Driven to the brink by the infidelity of his wife and a lack of acting opportunities, an aging thespian confronts his demons in what he hopes will be a final “dark night of the soul”.
The problem is, his demons are as crazy as he is. A glorious tour de force in which four of Shakespeare’s greatest creations (a foul-mouthed Macbeth, a confused Hamlet, a know-it-all Othello, and a really hungry King Lear) come kicking and screaming into the bursting, deranged brain of a single man.
An outrageous and at times profound view into one actor’s attempt at self destruction.

Ticket price includes 30 minute Q&A with Michael Hurst after the performance.

Michael Hurst is one of New Zealand’s most recognisable performers and experienced directors.
As a performer he is best known internationally for playing Iolaus in the television programs Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and companion series Xena: Warrior Princess, both of which he also directed.
He most recently appeared on stage for Auckland Theatre Company and Silo Theatre and is a prolific performer and director of Shakespeare, in most recent years tackling Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, Macbeth and Hamlet.

Running Times:
Times are approx. and subject to change at any time.

Doors Open: 7:00pm
Finish time: 9:30 including post show Q+A

Tickets from $31.75

Upcoming performances

Fri 17 August 2018
8:00 pm