Bats Theatre Presents GAS, 11/24-12/5

Bats Theatre presents 'Gas', a dark comic story of a petrol station, set amongst the bright lights of K' Road. 'Gas' runs from Tuesday November 24 to Saturday December 5.

Is this happening to you?
• Fiscal demands affecting your small business?
• Addiction to SquiggleTops getting out of control? ?
• Do you really believe the recession is over??
• Pyramid selling not working out?
• Are the heathens on the street begging for a baptism by fire?
• Has the price of petrol come down??
• Membership to the Live Action Role Playing Association expired?
• Exhausted your internet search for an affordable sex change holiday?

Conrad Newport (Live at Six, Entertaining Mr Sloane) directs your favourite petrol station workers as they share their ordinary lives in extraordinary circumstances.

"After the show I made a beeline to get myself a pie, chips and toffee pops... and found myself voyeuristically curious about the lives behind the faces behind the counter... Its high-octane humour will have you laughing and cringing magnanimously - and long after you leave the venue." SIan Robertson, Theatreview, June 2008

It's not everyday you see a Cambodian, Sri Lankan and 3 Pakeha on stage together. GAS is supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation and prides itself on representing a multicultural workforce as they collide with each other in a modern day New Zealand metropolis.

FEATURING:
• Sarita So (1st Cambodian Graduate of Toi Whakaari, The Pillowman, The Not All India Radio Show)
• Rashmi Pilapitiya (1st Sri Lankan Graduate of Toi Whakaari, POSTAL, Shortland Street)
• Toby Leach (Toi Whakaari Graduate, Wheelers Luck, Outrageous Fortune)
• Yvette Parsons (Entertaining Mr Sloane, Silent Night - ATC Next Stage)?
• Kate Prior (Toi Whakaari Graduate, My Name is Rachel Corrie - Court Theatre, HEAT - STAB, Doubt - ATC)

Gas runs from Tuesday 24th November to Saturday 5 December at 7PM. Tickets: $18 full / $13 Concession. The theatre is located in the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes building at 1 Kent Terrace. For more information, please visit http://www.bats.co.nz/about_bats.htm

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