It’s My Party (and I’ll Die If I Want To)

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HIT Productions: Henri Szeps in

It’s My Party (and I’ll Die If I Want To)

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 02 April - 06 April 2013

By Elizabeth Coleman

This deliciously funny, laugh-out-loud black comedy is filled with instantly recognisable characters, situations and scenarios that keeps the surprises coming until the very end.

Henri Szeps stars as Ron Patterson, a gruff, well ordered, quintessentially Aussie family man who is convinced he is dying in this “thigh-slapping” black comedy which gives the word “family” a whole new perspective and meaning.

In a magnanimous gesture of loving finality, he hosts a party, giving his wife and children the chance to spend a few last quality moments as a family.

Almost immediately we are plunged into a humorous night of family squabbles, jealousies and competition where a few home truths are disclosed and episodes lurch between poignant and outrageous. The gathering brings about some urgent confessions, a surprise ‘wedding’, and a visit from the undertaker.

“Audiences will be both groaning with familiarity and rolling in the aisles. This is great fun.” – The Sunday Telegraph

AUTHOR: Elizabeth Coleman
PRODUCER: Christine Harris & HIT Productions
DIRECTOR: Denis Moore
STARRING: Henri Szeps

Dates & Times:
7:30pm, Tuesday 2 April 2013
7:30pm, Wednesday 3 April 2013
7:30pm, Thursday 4 April 2013
7:30pm, Friday 5 April 2013
2:15pm, Saturday 6 April 2013
7:30pm, Saturday 6 April 2013

Tickets:
Adult $56, Conc. $51, F/T Student $39, Youth 30&U $46*
SIDEKICKS GET $5 OFF

*Transaction fees apply

Daily Telegraph – 18 March, 2013

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Duration

2 hours 20 minutes (Including an interval)
WARNING: Strong language and adult themes

Ticket Prices

Adult $56
Concession $51
F/T Student $39
Youth 30&U $46

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