Audio-described Switzerland, Arts Access Aotearoa
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Audio-described Switzerland



Sun 1 Oct 2023, 04:00 pm - 5:35pm


ASB Waterfront Theatre
138 Halsey Street, Wynyard Quarter


Audio Described, Arts Culture, Performing Arts, Theatre


Wheelchair Access, Accessible Toilets, Mobility Parking


$20 tickets for blind and low-vision patrons. One companion ticket per theatre-goer available for $20.

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Auckland Theatre Company

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An audio-described performance of Switzerland will take place on Sunday 1 October at 4pm at ASB Waterfront Theatre. Access ticket holders can also attend a touch tour 90 minutes before the show. To book $20 access and companion tickets, email or call 0800 282 849.

A pitch-perfect thriller, underpinned with cunning twists and a knockout performance by the great Sarah Peirse.

She was best-selling and she was brilliant. With The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith once created one of the greatest literary characters of the 20th century: terrifying, enigmatic, complex, human. A bit like her really.

These days, she’s living as a recluse in the Swiss Alps. She’s done with writing, having firmly slammed the door on the Dead White Males of the American literary establishment. She fills her days with cats and show tunes, chain-smoking as she nurses her ever-growing collection of antique weapons.

But, now, there is a young man standing in her study. He’s been sent by her publisher to convince her to pen one last Tom Ripley novel. And he’s not going to take no for an answer.

What starts as a simple game of cat and mouse becomes a breathtaking battle of wits as Highsmith and her visitor interrogate identity and the art of creation. Crackling with intelligence and bristling with tension, this enthralling meta-thriller is a white-knuckle ride to the finish.



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