2014-2016

DAFFODILS

Text by Ro Bright
Remixes by LIPS (Stephanie Brown & Fen Ikner) & Abraham Kunin
Directed by Dena Kennedy & Kitan Petkovski

UK: Traverse Theatre (Edinburgh Festival Fringe) & Salisbury International Arts Festival 

 

AUS: Brisbane Powerhouse, Merrigong Theatre Company & Riverside Theatres

NZ: Q Theatre, Auckland Town Hall, Festival of Colour, Tauranga Arts Festival, Christchurch Festival, Nelson Arts Festival, Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, Kokomai Creative Festival, Taranaki International Arts Festival, Upsurge Festival, Meteor Theatre, Oamaru Opera House, Floor Pride Civic Theatre, Regent on Broadway & Sanfran Bath House

WINNER OF THE SCOTSMAN FRINGE FIRST AWARD 2016

VOTED TOP 10 SHOWS AT EDINBURGH FESTIVALS 2016
(THE IRISH TIMES)

"Packs a serious punch, wrapped in a bubblegum glove."  The Scotsman


"[Daffodils] resonates so strongly as a piece of our mixed-up, precious culture, it should be our new national flag."  Metro New Zealand

This critically acclaimed heartbreaker carves out the bittersweet nuances of one couple’s life to a live mix-tape of New Zealand’s most iconic songs - from Crowded House to Bic Runga, played onstage by a three-piece band. Daffodils is a charming, riotous and quintessentially Kiwi love story, inspired by true events and small-town family secrets.

Cast - Todd Emerson / Wesley Dowdell & Colleen Davis

Band - Stephanie Brown, Abraham Kunin & Fen Ikner

Lighting Design - Jane Hakaraia

Sound Design - Emily Hakaraia / Nils Melchert / Tom Anderson

Film & photography - Garth Badger

Film Edit - Erin Geurts

Graphic Design - Adam Abernethy & Jaime Robertson

Listen to LIPS / Listen to Abraham Kunin.

Supported by Creative New Zealand, Q Theatre, Tour-Makers, Arts Projects Australia & Arts Alive. 

Photos by Sally Jubb. 

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