“A funny, warm, sad, heartening, joyful celebration of self” - Sonya Stewart, Dominion Post
“ As inspirational as it is hilarious...” - Terry MacTavish, Theatreview
“Delightful, educational, meaningful, and most of all, hilarious.” - Kate Norquay, Art Murmurs
★★★★1/2 - Weekend Notes, Adelaide
WINNER: Weekly Comedy Award, Adelaide Fringe
WINNER: Emerging Artist, Adelaide Fringe
WINNER: The Peter Harcourt New Playwright of the Year, Wellington Theatre Awards
WINNER: Best Comedy, Dunedin Fringe
WINNER: Adelaide Tour Ready Award, NZ Fringe
COMMENDED: 2019 Green Light List, NZ Fringe
NOMINATED: Outstanding Performance, Dunedin Theatre Awards
THE HARLEQUEEN TEAM
Writer / Performer
Abby Howells is an award winning comedian and writer, and a founding member of female comedy collective Discharge. Past productions include 28 Days: A Period Piece, Benedict Cumberbatch Must Die, and Glocknid: Dwarf Warrior, which won her the award for Best Newcomer at the Wellington International Comedy Festival.
Anya Tate-Manning was last seen at the Fringe with her own solo show My Best Dead Friend, for which she won the 2018 award for 'Best in Fringe'. Its return season earned her the Michele Amas Accolade for Outstanding Performance at the 2018 Wellington Theatre Awards.
Jennifer O'Sullivan is an award-winning performer and producer in Wellington, NZ with a long history of making things up as she goes along. She is happy to be here.
Operator and Lighting Design
Bekky Boyce is a blur of a human, working many jobs and being rad at all of them. She is a Wellington based tech and creative, and can often be found working yet another great show at BATS Theatre.