NZ gay history
The play, One of Those at Q Theatre is the story of a piece of New Zealand gay history where in 1920, the Mayor of Wanganui Charles Mackay, shot the poet D’Arcy Cresswell who was blackmailing him to resign the mayoralty or he would expose him as a homosexual. The production follows their meeting, through the trial of Mackay and the consequences that resounded for decades. It runs from August 12 to 16 and tickets are on sale for $20. Ph 309 9771 to make a booking.