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goodnight, irene heading for Dunedin Festival, Globe Theatre, March 15 -17, 7.00pm (Matinee on 17th, 2.00pm)e

November 27, 2011
Sam (Paul Maunder) and Irene (Heather Fletcher)

Sam (Paul Maunder) and Irene (Heather Fletcher)

When disasters occur in a society, a social drama is played out, as the society tries to heal the disruption. These social dramas in turn, feed into the realm of artistic production, which explores the rift in an imaginative way, by transforming the crisis into ritual, song, images – embodied memory. goodnight, irene,is then, an exploration of how events become memory. It is a fiction, in every sense of the term.

With our first production, Poison and Purity coinciding with the Pike disaster, which called into question the validity and meaning of cultural work, we felt it necessary as theatre workers to undertake this task.

goodnight, irene, is then, an exploration of how events become memory. It is a fiction, in every sense of the term.

Emma (Freya Johnson), Irene (Healther Fletcher) and Gareth (Jason Johnson) in background

Emma (Freya Johnson), Irene (Healther Fletcher) and Gareth (Jason Johnson) in background

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  1. Just put up a couple of posters from the last two plays and added a follow by email link if anyone is interested. Looking forward to a road trip to Dunedin!

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