Wel­come to the Mur­der House

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26 May to 10 June, Te Auaha NZ In­sti­tute of Cre­ativ­ity, Welling­ton The world pre­miere of In­dian Ink The­atre Com­pany’s lat­est of­fer­ing is billed as a tragi­comic tale of true am­bi­tion, he­roes and vil­lains set in 1890s New York dur­ing the dawn­ing of a new tech­ni­cal age and the in­ven­tion of the elec­tric chair. Writ­ten by the com­pany’s award-win­ning co-founders Ja­cob Ra­jan and Justin Lewis, Wel­come to the Mur­der House is the com­pany’s big­gest ex­trav­a­ganza to date and de­liv­ers hall­mark hu­mour, pathos, pup­petry and sto­ry­telling. The plot cen­tres on con­victs of Auburn Prison who have been set free for one night to per­form a play of their own de­vis­ing – chaotic com­edy en­sues. in­di­anink.co.nz

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