Auckland Arts Festival 2019Wed Mar 20th 2019 to Sun Mar 24th 2019 at 20:00 until 20:30
Auckland, 138 Halsey Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland, Auckland Central https://www.myguideauckland.com/events/ulster-american BOOK NOW
The savage black comedy that took Edinburgh by storm is coming to Auckland Arts Festival in March 2019.
The Oscar-winning actor determined to connect with his Irish roots. The up-and-coming British director who dreams of success. And the Northern Irish playwright desperate for her voice to be heard.
Brought together for the staging of a West End play, each of these artists has ambitious thoughts and explosive opinions – and when a line is crossed, their conversation quickly turns into something much more dangerous.
Winner of the coveted Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award in 2018, David Ireland’s sensational new play is a no-holds-barred satire of art as a political flashpoint, in a climate heavy with abuses of power and consent, and the silencing of female voices.
Sold out in Edinburgh and on its way to New York, the show’s razor-sharp dialogue and viciously funny performances have turned genuinely shocking material into an uproarious smash hit. Ulster American is outrageous, confrontational, and gasp-inducing. See it and debate it now.
★★★★★ “Riotous… [a] brilliantly brutal satire.” — The Guardian
★★★★★ “Brilliantly feisty… outrageous and uproarious.” — The Times
“Explodes on to the stage… a theatrical hurricane.” — The Scotsman
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