Confronting past selves
A coming show explores meeting one’s past selves.
year or so ago in Wellington and loved it.
The story would appeal to anyone who had used social media or was a gamer, she said.
It would be of interest to ‘‘anyone who has an opinion on the internet age’’.
The story focused on a young man called Dan who decided to delete his Facebook profile, Henderson said.
‘‘[He] finds himself suddenly drawn into the depths of the internet.’’
Dan is forced to come face to face with old profiles representing who he used to be.
‘‘It really talks about relationships ... life and death in the internet. It speaks to the fact that he missed connections.’’
A cast of eight people, mostly aged around 17, had been working on the show for about six weeks.
Second Afterlife will run at the Aidan Theatre, 28 Latter St, Timaru, from 7pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a matinee at 2pm on Sunday. Tickets $20 adults, students and seniors $15, from Newmans MusicWorks on Stafford St.
The show is R13, and contains a warning that some content may offend.
For further details contact Kimble Henderson on 036866634.