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The Curse of Blahblahland

  • BATS Theatre 1 Kent Terrace Wellington, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)
Created by Pauline Calmé (Paris, France)

Created by Pauline Calmé (Paris, France)

Once upon a time in a faraway land, there was a little place of chatty people called Blahblahland. They were speaking all the time. One night, a thousand lightning bolts touched each villager. When they woke up, nobody could speak...

Improvisors are known for their quick wit and clever comebacks, but what happens when you take language away from them? In The Curse of Blahblahland, Parisian Pauline Calmé explores a world where all words have been taken away... Physical theatre and spontaneity collide as improvisors from all over the country present the premiere of this international work.

Read more about Pauline in our Spotlight On: series

The Curse of Blahblahland is one of NZIF's World Premieres: five brand new experimental works devised by top directors and participants especially for this festival. Across the week every cast, crew, and production will come together in unique combinations, creating spontaneous comedy and theatre every single night. With these incredible improvisors and directors from all around New Zealand (and the world!), you’re in for a once-in-a-lifetime treat every time.

Earlier Event: October 18
Later Event: October 19
Improdome: Heat 3