April 21, 2016 –
As both sessions of MAHANA were full last weekend- as requested we are running an mid-week encore screening.
Lee Tamahori (Once Were Warriors) adapts the Witi Ihimaera novel Bulibasha, the story of a rivalry between two sheep-shearing families set on New Zealand's East Coast in the 1960s.
Stars Temuera Morrison. 14-year-old Simeon Mahana (Akuhata Keefe), is in conflict with his traditionalist grandfather, Tamihana (Temuera Morrison). As Simeon unravels the truth behind the longstanding family vendetta he risks not just his own future prospects but the cohesion of the entire tight-knit society.
NZ Herald 4 Stars "an impressive adaptation of Witi Ihimaera's 1994 novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies."
Starring: Temuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, Nancy Brunning, Jim Moriarty
Directed by Lee Tamahori ('Once Were Warriors', 'The Edge', 'Die Another Day')
Written by John Collee (based on the novel 'Bulibasha' by Witi Ihimaera)
Drama, Historical | M | Sexual references & content that may disturb | Country of Origin: New Zealand
Pay at the door by cash or EFTPOS.
The office is open Mondays and Wednesdays between 10am and 2pm for pre-purchase of tickets.
We no longer accept reserves by phone or email.
Reserves can only be made using the web reservation system as shown below.
We accept reserve requests up to 5 hours before the start of each session provided the session isn’t full.
Online reserves must be paid for in the time from 30 minutes before the start of a session to 15 minutes before the start.
From 15 minutes before the start they will be resold if the session is full.
Theatre doors opens 30 minutes before advertised start time. Arrive early if you want a comfy seat. There is a cafe with juice, Bundaberg drinks, plus yummy food on sale. This session is unlicensed so wine and beer are not available.
Online ticket sales for this event are closed.