January 28, 2015
BLACK DOG RELIEF – A Cabaret for Robbie Tripe
BLACK DOG RELIEF – A Cabaret for Robbie Tripe brings emerging and established actor/singers together for a one night only performance, to honour a talented member of the performing fraternity who left the community after losing the battle with the Black Dog.
Actor Tripe, 41, was most known for his role on New Zealand’s top-rated tv soap Shortland Street … He acted extensively in theatre and was nominated for best supporting actor in the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards for his role as Bernard in Death of a Salesman. He gained a second nomination portraying Trofimov in The Cherry Orchard …
The stellar ensemble cast for Black Dog Relief comprises celebrated performers including Colleen Davis (Jesus Christ Superstar), Andrew Laing (Len Lye The Opera), Jennifer Ward-Lealand (Brel) and Rima Te Wiata (Little Shop of Horrors). [More]