A NEW HOLLYWOOD CABARET
REIMAGINING THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE SILVER SCREEN
ROXY: A New Hollywood Cabaret
8 — 18 December
Te Auaha, Tapere Nui, 65 Dixon Street Wellington.
Directed by Ben Emerson & Greta Casey-Solly
With Music Directed by Hayden Taylor
From the producers of Sweeney Todd and The Purple People Eater Pop Concert (CubaDupa), WITCH Music Theatre presents their dazzling new cabaret, coming to Te Auaha: NZ Institute of Creativity this December.
“Hollywood isn't a place ... it’s an idea”
Reimagining the Golden Age of the Silver Screen.
ROXY: A New Hollywood Cabaret invites audiences to step inside the movie studio this summer to experience an immersive, contemporary, and theatrical new take on some of Hollywood's most memorable musical moments, prolific people, and the unforgettable tales of Tinseltown. A rip-roaring revue, fuelled by an exhilarating fusion of musical theatre, drag, dance and circus!
Heartfelt and hilarious, ROXY is scored with a sensational setlist of classic movie-musical hits, cinematic showstoppers and sumptuous songs that spotlight the fantasy of filmmaking. A technicolour whirl of electrifying entertainment, showcasing some of Wellington’s brightest stars.
From the transformative allure of the cabaret club stage to the effervescent costumes and choreography. You won’t want to miss ROXY, the bombshell musical experience of the holiday season.
Jason Chasland (Leather lungs)
Emily Rose Burns
Ginger Velour (Karli Holdren)
Eva Goodcoq (Nick Erasmuson)
The Everchanging Boy (Björn Aslund)
Auditions: Final roles to be auditioned. Please email us to be the first to know about the upcoming casting notice for ROXY: A New Hollywood Cabaret
Creator & Director Ben Emerson
Co-Director & Choreographer Greta Casey-Solly
Music Director Hayden Taylor
Technical Director Joshua Tucker
Sound Designer: Patrick Barnes
Costume Designer Emma Stevens
Company Manager Briar Franks
Stage Manager Charlette Potts
Supervising Producer Patrick Jennings
Band Hayden Taylor, Bec Watson, Steve 'Shack' Morrison, Rachael Hinds, Emma Salzano
Te Auaha Venues Team Will Harris, James Kearney, Claire McGoff, Olivia Kirikiri, Nell Williams
Images © Roc+ Photography | Images & Video © Bentley Stevenson | Hair by Ruby Retro | Additional costumes by Natasha McAllister.
C Reserve $35
B Reserve $40
A Reserve $50
Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington.
Wed 8 Dec 7:30pm
Thur 9 Dec 7:30pm
Fri 10 Dec 7:30pm
Sat 11 Dec 7:30pm
Sun 12 Dec 2:00pm
Tues 14 Dec 7:30pm
Wed 15 Dec 7:30pm
Thur 16 Dec 7:30pm
Fri 17 Dec 7:30pm
Sat 18 Dec 7:30pm
Running Time: 100 Minutes
Interval: 20 Minutes
Content Note: Contains profanity, sexual themes, firearms, haze, strobe, physical violence, and sudden loud noises. For more information on specific content, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
“Hollywood has always been a cage...
...a cage to catch