Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct, 7pm
50 mins, no interval
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Written by D.F. Mamea
An Auckland Theatre Company Production
By arrangement with Playmarket
Still Life with Chickens is an intimate, heart-warming and funny play about life, love, loss and the fact that some friendships are just clucking surprising!
When Mama discovers a mischievous chicken invading her flourishing veggie garden, her first instinct is to reach for the spade. But what starts out as a skirmish over the silver beet, develops into an unlikely friendship.
Award-winning playwright D.F. Mamea’s slice-of-life story paints a vivid portrait of the local neighbourhood, it’s colourful characters, and Mama’s dreams for herself and her family. Actor Goretti Chadwick gives a captivating performance in the role of a lifetime, as she brings this glorious character to life.
“As poignant as it is hilarious.” SPASIFIK
“… packs a punch of all things relevant to human existence.” TEARAWAY.CO.NZ
“… wonderful, humorous and heart-warming theatre.” THEATREVIEW
2017 Adam Play Award
2018 Wellington Theatre Award for Outstanding New NZ Play
2018 Wellington Theatre Awards – Campion Accolade for Outstanding Performance – Goretti Chadwick
2018 Auckland Theatre Awards – Excellence Award for Performance – Goretti Chadwick