After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, bringing their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Measure for Measure to the Isaac Theatre Royal.
Both productions will feature stunning bespoke Jacobean costumes, a specially-designed touring set that recreates the beautiful scenic design of Pop-up Globe Auckland, and the extraordinary lively performances of Shakespeare’s masterworks by a highly-experienced cast of local and international actors from around the world.
Experience the “show-stopping” (NZ Herald) Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare-style in the wild comedy Measure for Measure, or witness the “theatrical triumph (Broadway World NZ) Hamlet, in a night full of revenge, grief, madness and catharsis culminating in a breathtaking duel in the blood-drenched finale.
Book now to experience the “best night of theatre ever” (Australian Stage).
Tickets from $19.
The wild comedy, Measure for Measure
Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life characters who will charm you even as they pick your pocket.
In a city of brothels, louche lads-about-town and illegitimate children, the mayor and a young nun meet in private. She wants to save her brother’s life. He is happy to help – but at what price?
Directed by Pop-up Globe’s Artistic Director Dr Miles Gregory, don’t miss this hilarious and wild night out!
The most famous play in the world, Hamlet
The most towering achievement in the dramatic canon, Hamlet combines all the swashbuckling action of a revenge tragedy with profound and poetic questions about the nature of life and death.
See Shakespeare’s most iconic character in his most famous play in this exciting and existential masterpiece. A cast of 14 will take you on a journey of revenge, grief, madness and catharsis culminating in a breathtaking duel in the blood-drenched finale that will leave you lost for words.
Directed by award-winning director David Lawrence, don’t miss this “theatrical triumph” (Broadway World NZ on Hamlet).
For more information on Pop-up Globe, visit popupglobe.co.nz.