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Written & directed by Alexander Sparrow

at Fringe Bar, Cnr Cuba & Vivian, Wellington
From 1 Mar 2013 to 2 Mar 2013

Reviewed by:  Stewart Lund;

Local actors make Noises in the capital  

A Collection of Noises, Alice Sherwood King's one woman play, premieres at The Fringe Bar on March 1st as part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival. Alice Sherwood King has performed twice in the national SGCNZ UOSWSF and takes on the role of a troubled girl in this psychological horror.

Writer/director Alexander Sparrow explained the inspiration for A Collection of Noises, “I love horror, absurd films and cult pictures. Grand guignol (naturalistic horror), David Lynch's surrealist film Erasherhead, and the atmosphere of black and white films inspired me to write a play exploring the atrocities in the back of peoples' minds.”

The set for A Collection of Noises integrates perfectly with the stage of The Fringe Bar. Sticking to a black and white design and a dream world study set, the space is perfect for the nightmarish journey crowds will experience. Alice Sherwood King says, “It's almost impossible to find the path; but stay close enough and I may get you through.”

More about actress, Alice Sherwood King: Alice Sherwood King has acted throughout her schooling and after A Collection of Noises will work regularly in professional theatre. Sherwood King also has some dance experience. She has worked with New Zealand Youth Drama School (NYDS).

More about writer/director, Alexander Sparrow: Alexander Sparrow is a writer, director, actor and dancer. After A Collection of Noises, he will work regularly producing his own plays. Sparrow is directly involved with three shows in next year's Fringe Festival. He is also a stand up comedian, and will perform in three shows in the 2013 New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

Venue: The Fringe Bar
Dates: March, 1, 2
Time: 7:00PM
Duration: 45mins
Prices: Full ticket $15 , Concession $10 , Addict Card $10