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Saturday, 18th November 2023, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Emmett Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and a gay disposition has lived nearly [redacted] years in the world with very little to distress or vex him.

Until now.

Em is a queer retelling of Jane Austen’s masterwork Emma by award-winning playwright Sam Brooks, turned around, flipped and set in our very own Queenstown. Em won the Dean Parker Adaptation Award at the 2023 Adam Awards earlier this year. This reading will be performed by a mixture of locals and out-of-town talent.

Starring Antony Aiono, Nī Dekkers-Reihana, Michael Hockey, Finley Hughes, Bailey Lindsay, Alex Lodge, Benny Marama, Jake Pitcher, Luke Wilson.

Em is Free to attend.


Saturday, 18th November 2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Meteor Theatre
1 Victoria st
Hamilton, New Zealand