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RABBIT HOLE

Photo: Michael Smith
Photo: Michael Smith
Photo: Michael Smith
Photo: Michael Smith
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Gaye Poole
presented by Carving in Ice

at Playhouse, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Hamilton
From 6 Nov 2012 to 10 Nov 2012



Reviewed by:  Ross MacLeodGail Pittaway;

Rabbit Hole is a vivid, hopeful, honest and unexpectedly witty portrait of a family searching for what remains possible in the most impossible of all situations.

Becca and Howie exist in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Becca finds pain in the familiar while Howie finds comfort. The shifts come in abrupt, unforeseen moments. As off track as they are, they find their way to a life that still holds the potential for beauty, laughter and happiness.  

An intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis.

Rabbit Hole is as poignant as a love letter.

“GRADE: A!  A transcendent and deeply affecting new play, which shifts perfectly from hilarity to grief.”  - Entertainment Weekly

“You feel vaguely guilty for laughing, even as your laughter relieves you...This is one smart play." - Philadelphia Inquirer

Playhouse, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Hamilton
November 6th - 10th, 7.30pm

For more info, please visit: www.carvinginice.co.nz  



Rabbit Hole features:
Viv Aitken, Nick Clothier, Stephanie Christian, Fiona Sneyd, Philip Garrity, Conor Maxwell