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A Black Comedy about Mental Health ? 

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Coming Soon to The Village Café in Martinborough, Friday March 27 and Saturday March 28  at 7.30 pm

Based on a true story, actor/co-writer Lisa Brickell and musician/actor Siri Embla weave together a tale of multiple characters and various dubious alter-egos. Their tongue-in-cheek rendering of deeply flawed situations is, in places, as dark as it is outrageously funny.
          Juggling the characters of four generations of women and their hilarious ‘inner critics’ Lisa performs in a Commedia dell’Arte style half mask, ensuring audiences keep on top of who’s who. A hopeful and entertaining show, Mockingbird will resonate in your thoughts long after you leave.
      Local arts supporter Phyll Paton invited Lisa and Siri to perform this show in Martinborough after seeing it last year in Rakiura, aka Stewart Island.   

      Book tickets via www.eventbrite.co.nz, Search Mockingbird.  Early-bird tickets and Groups of 6 or more are $23 + booking fees (until 18 March), thereafter $28 + booking fees.

     “Mockinbird is a clever, sensitive exploration of mental health. Funny and moving, it sheds light on an issue that affects many people but remains taboo even in our modern society.”  Sam Baran Media, Sydney

     “This is a wonderful show, deeply moving, hysterically funny and with a twist that takes you to the darkest places and returns you to the light.”  Alex Bonham, What’s Good, Auckland.

The Village Café will be open for pre-performance dinner from 5.30 pm. Dinner bookings are essential: Phone Chris or Bruce on 06 306 8814.

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