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The Six O’clock Swill – it’s pint-sized theatre!

Published: Thu 4 Dec 2008 10:40 AM
Media release: Six O’clock Swill
The Six O’clock Swill – it’s pint-sized theatre!
6 O’CLOCK – DECEMBER 10th, 11th &13th
MIGHTY MIGHTY, Cuba Street, Wellington
The Swill Proudly presents its Swinging Christmas Party!
The Six O’clock Swill is an exciting seasonal series of plays held at The Mighty Mighty, where two new one act plays are presented for your entertainment – all for the bargain price of $7.
December’s season brings . . .
INVITATION TO A FUNERAL
Written by Julia McKee (NZ)
Directed by Phil Peleton
Before his expiration date, a deadbeat ex-hippie sent a memo to his former wives inviting them to his funeral, and two of the women on the rather long list happen to meet at the open-coffin viewing. Let the dirt fly! Starring: Jane McKenna and Vivien Bell
LOVE
Written by Stephen Belber (US)
Directed by Tainui Tukiwaho
A hilarious short sharp script about three restaurant guys seeking love amidst the clutter of food cans, life, manhood and rope. Starring: Ants Heath, David Allen and Ben Edmonds
And to keep the party rolling our December MC is Mexican Man of Mystery –
El Jaguar - a retired luchaor (masked Mexican wrestler) from the WWE is fast becoming NZ's favourite raconteur and comedian with recent successful spots in Auckland and Wellington.
However, after a life in the ring El Jaguar has discovered many enemies along the way one of which being his nemesis, "El Hecklor-scourge of the back benches".  He seems to always pop up at all of El Jaguars gigs.  This time though El Hecklor won’t be easily defeated. Who will save El Jaguar?  Has he finally met is match?  Or is there a certain someone whose been keeping a naughty and nice list that may be able to help?
For only $7 you get three one act plays performed by some of Wellington’s finest talent – all in one of Wellington’s funkiest bars, Mighty Mighty!
Come on down, grab a pint and enjoy an evening of culture, comedy and Christmas cheer!
www.sixoclockswill.com
Door Sales Only from 5.30pm
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