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A Bard's Tale

A Bard's Tale

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  • Tue 19 Mar ’19, 7:30pm


Pop-up Globe Theatre, The Shakespeare Gardens, Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Ellerslie


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Platinum Reserve: $74.25
  • A Reserve: $53.75
  • B Reserve: $43.50
  • C Reserve: $33.25
  • D Reserve: $23.00
  • Groundlings: $10.25
  • Wheelchair/Companion: $10.25

A Bard's Tale, the greatest plays Shakespeare never wrote. For one night only, six improvisers from the Covert Theatre take to the stage, pay homage to good Queen Bess and then before your very eyes, improvise a play in the style of Shakespeare.

A Bard’s Tale is a show like no other and one you don't want to miss. This seriously talented cast of improvisers creates the magical world of a Shakespearean play on the spot.

Historians say that a lot of Shakespeare was improvised and the style of today’s improv comedy performance with its audience interaction is close to the original Shakespeare performance.

A Bard's Tale has been performed in the NZ International Comedy Festival and the Hawaiian Improv Festival cast and this is its first performance at Pop-up Globe. Don't miss out!

A Bard's Tale cast is CJ Le Mon, James Ting-Edwards, Mark Scott, Nik Edwards, Paul Paice and Wade Jackson.

“An impressive feat in improvised performance. Well worth a watch!” - Theatreview

“A unique, unexpected and uncanny show. This show is a testament to the clever and quick-witted talents of its players.” - Mac + Mae

“Spontaneous laughter that is pure and it’s bloody funny. This show is as good as any improv you’ll see in the modern world.” - Speakeasy

Brought to you by Covert Theatre. This is not a Pop-up Globe production.

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