Riverside presents Zanetti Productions
MY BEST DEAD FRIEND
Created by Anya Tate-Manning and Isobel MacKinnon
“Hilarious and refreshing” (Perth Arts Live)
“Authentic and brilliant” (The Australia Times)
Get your friends together for a night out with a special one-hour comedy theatre show based on real life events.
December 1998. Dunedin, New Zealand. High summer in a town where there isn’t a lot to do. This is a comedy about death, revolution, unfulfilled love, and a possum.
A hit around the world with seasons in Melbourne, Perth, Edinburgh and it’s homeland of New Zealand, don’t miss this award-winning, heart-warming coming of age story all about friendship.
Awards and Accolades
The Summerhall Award – Melbourne Fringe 2018
Best of Fringe – NZ Fringe Festival 2018
Melbourne Fringe Tour Ready Award – NZ Fringe Festival 2018
The West Australian Arts Editor’s Award – Perth FringeWorld 2016
Meg Rollandi for The Fringe Grand Design Award – NZ Fringe Festival 2018
Anya Tate-Manning for Outstanding Performer – NZ Fringe Festival 2018
FYI This production contains mild coarse language. Suitable for ages 12+ years.
Photos by Philip Merry
Anya Tate-Manning and Isobel MacKinnon
“Extraordinary joys and sorrows, extraordinary rebellions and submissions.” – The West Australian
“…frank-hearted, charmingly performed, thoroughly entertaining.” – Theatreview, NZ
“…tackles big subjects with a light touch. Its deceptively simple, clever and well worth seeing.” – Pantograph Punch, NZ