Mu­si­cal ex­plores life’s lessons

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

A mu­si­cal ex­plor­ing all those things you wish you learned at school about the harsh re­al­i­ties of life, along with vi­tal lessons such as not run­ning with scis­sors, opens at the Her­ald Theatre next week.

I wish I learned, writ­ten and com­posed by Auck­land writer Vicki Mil­lar, has been short­listed for the New York Theatre Fes­ti­val.

It tells the story of four for­mer class­mates who meet as adults at their pri­mary school re­union and progress through life’s lessons us­ing the al­pha­bet and the mu­si­cal scale. The pro­duc­tion fea­tures NZ Idol’s Michael Mur­phy and Auck­land ac­tor Shaan An­tunovich.

I wish I learned is at the Her­ald Theatre, May 16-24.

Go to auck­land­c­i­ty­har­bour news.co.nz and click on Lat­est Edi­tion to watch a trailer for the mu­si­cal.

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