Black Lover

By Stanley Makuwe

6 MAR - 4 APR 2020 — Drama

About.

Company

Auckland Theatre Company

Venue

Q Theatre, Loft

Duration

1 hour 10 mins, no interval

Restrictions

None

Award-winning playwright Stanley Makuwe brings us a gripping drama about war, politics and colonialism. 

“We must make it possible for every individual to lead the good life, to win a place in the sun.” - Sir Garfield Todd

Expat New Zealander Sir Garfield Todd said these words in his final speech as Prime Minister of Rhodesia in 1958. Ousted from politics for being a “black lover”, Todd’s ongoing fight for racial equality led to his house arrest in 1965, the starting point for Makuwe’s story.

Compelling and reflective, Black Lover explores the courage to stand against injustice in a nation experiencing deep racial divides.

Black Lover was proudly developed with the support of Auckland Theatre Company.

In association with Auckland Arts Festival.

Dates &
Times.

Fri 6 Mar 7:00 PM Preview

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Sat 7 Mar 7:00 PM Opening Night - Sorry, no tickets right now!

Tue 10 Mar 7:00 PM Youth Forum

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Wed 11 Mar 7:00 PM

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Thu 12 Mar 7:00 PM

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Fri 13 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sat 14 Mar 2:00 PM Matinee

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Sat 14 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sun 15 Mar 4:00 PM

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Tue 17 Mar 7:00 PM

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Wed 18 Mar 7:00 PM

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Thu 19 Mar 7:00 PM

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Fri 20 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sat 21 Mar 2:00 PM Matinee

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Sat 21 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sun 22 Mar 4:00 PM

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Tue 24 Mar 7:00 PM

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Wed 25 Mar 7:00 PM

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Thu 26 Mar 7:00 PM

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Fri 27 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sat 28 Mar 2:00 PM

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Sat 28 Mar 7:00 PM

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Sun 29 Mar 4:00 PM

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Tue 31 Mar 7:00 PM

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Wed 1 Apr 7:00 PM

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Thu 2 Apr 7:00 PM

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Fri 3 Apr 7:00 PM

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Sat 4 Apr 2:00 PM Matinee

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Sat 4 Apr 7:00 PM

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Special Events

Backstage Story

Discover the world behind the curtain, find out what takes place in the rehearsal room at these behind-the-scenes talks with the director, designers, and cast of each show.

Auckland Theatre Company Studios
487 Dominion Rd, Mount Eden
Carpark & entry off Brixton Road

Monday, 24 February, 6:30pm