More than 70 original pieces of theatre suitable for a pub
have been entered for Pint Size Plays in Queenstown and now
Wanaka as well.
Mini-plays involving one to three characters and lasting
about five minutes in duration, which can be performed with
the minimal props, costumes and space available in a pub,
were entered by the deadline of November 30.
Remarkable Theatre members shortlisted the anonymous entries
to come up with the top 10, based on originality and
The selected entries will be performed in the Gin and
Raspberry bar, Wanaka, on March 2, then at SkyCity Queenstown
Casino on March 9.
The theatre group decided to take the show over the Crown
Range for the first time this year to play for a different
audience and to make the most of the voluntary cast and
The winner will be decided by the Queenstown audience and
will be awarded the coveted pint pot trophy.
Actor-playwright Mike Legge, of Queenstown, won the first
''Pint Size Plays New Zealand'' competition for his comedic
play Dinosaur last year.