Ex-pat Kiwi Sir Garfield Todd, Prime Minister of Rhodesia during 1953-1958, was criticised for being too vocal in his support for equal rights in Zimbabwe and labelled Black Lover by his detractors. Confined to his home under house arrest, with the civil war raging close by, Todd and his familys servant, Steady confront the uncertainties of their precarious lives. This gripping two-hander is being performed as part of Auckland Arts Festival and stars Cameron Rhodes and Simbarashe Matshe.
News About Black Lover at Auckland Theatre Company
THE LIFE OF GALILEO Will Be Performed by Auckland Theatre Company in June
May 12, 2021
Arguably Bertolt Brecht's greatest play, The Life of Galileo captures a brilliant discovery by a brilliant mind that changed our understanding of the universe. Eventually.
Auckland Theatre Company Launches 2021 Season With TWO LADIES
December 09, 2020
Three of New Zealand's most high profile and celebrated female actors will take centre stage in New Zealand's premiere of the MiNDFOOD season of Two Ladies by Nancy Harris in February 2021.
BLACK LOVER - A New Play To Premiere In Auckland Theatre Company's 2020 Season
February 11, 2020
The highly anticipated Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) season of Auckland-based Zimbabwean playwright, Stanley Makuwe's Black Lover will have its world premiere at Q Theatre, as part of the 2020 Auckland Arts Festival.