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Cupid's Guide to Modern Romance

Cupid's Guide to Modern Romance

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  • Wed 3 Mar, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Thu 4 Mar, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Fri 5 Mar, 8:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Sat 6 Mar, 8:30pm – 9:30pm


BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce, Wellington



Ticket Information:

  • Group 6+: $18.00
  • Concession Price: $15.00
  • Fringe Addict Cardholder: $14.00
  • General Admission: $20.00

Meet-cutes! Messy first dates! Wild misunderstandings!

Cupid’s Guide to Modern Romance, performed by the award-winning improv group Rom-Comrades, is a queer, improvised rom-com being staged at BATS Theatre as part of the 2021 New Zealand Fringe Festival.

“this Was the First Time I Cried At an Improv Show” - Audience Member

Performed by the Rom-Comrades:
- Nina Hogg
- Matt Powell
- Pippa Drakeford-Croad
- Alayne Dick

Modern romance sure is tricky, but Cupid reckons they've got this whole dating thing figured out. Each night we will bring you two lovers, follow them over the course of their first dates and, with help from the Cupid and the audience, maybe we’ll figure out how this love thing really works. These are the heartwarming and wholesome, queer love stories 2021 truly needs.

Cupid’s Guide to Modern Romance was originally performed as an entry in the improv competition Late Night Knife Fight, under the team name Rom- Comrades. The team was the audience favourite and the winners that night, returning to headline the next month to a sold-out crowd. We've had a bit of a glow-up, and now the Rom-Comrades are excited to welcome you to the premiere of their full length show.

Book now for the ultimate meet-cute of the Fringe Festival!

The Random Stage is fully wheelchair accessible; please contact the BATS Box Office by 4.30pm on the show day if you have accessibility requirements so that the appropriate arrangements can be made. Read more about accessibility at BATS.

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