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Watching Paint Dry

  • Watching Paint Dry
  • Anders Falstie-Jensen
  • 25 - 26 Sep
  • Basement Theatre
  • Auckland

Watch paint dry. Live!

Experience just how much happens when nothings seems to be happening at all.

Join solo performer and lighting designer, Sean Lynch, on a journey across the plains of time to the far reaches of your mind.

Following a successful run at the Herald Theatre earlier this year, Watching Paint Dry returns for a brief two-performance season at The Basement.

"There’s a careful understanding of what the audience expects coming into a show with such a title, and Falstie-Jensen playfully toys with these expectations expertly. The performance by Sean Lynch is similarly self-aware, performed with the focus and intention of Buster Keaton but armed with a knowing smile. Like an insect under a microscope, every gesture he makes takes on additional weight and meaning. More than just a painter, Lynch acts as our spirit guide for the evening, doling out observations like zen monk. From the moment he walks in, the show becomes focussed on the act of watching the watcher rather than watching the paint itself." (Joe Lynch, theatrescenes).

Winner: Best Lighting Design, Auckland Fringe 2018.

A Rebel Alliance production.

Supported by Creative New Zealand

Tue 25 Sep 6.30pm The Basement Theatre Auckland
Wed 26 Sep 6.30pm The Basement Theatre Auckland
  • Watching Paint Dry
  • by Anders Falstie-Jensen
  • With Sean Lynch
  • 25 - 26 Sep
  • Basement Theatre
  • Auckland

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