- Date: Thursday 8 October
- Time: 7.30pm - 9pm (no intermission)
- Location: Great Lake Centre Theatre
- Price: $35
A spellbinding, inventive retelling of a beautifully true story of a dog and her man — with themes of friendship, adventure, loyalty, and truth.
A Traveller’s Guide to Turkish Dogs is a show with exactly the right amount of theatre magic, real-life adventure, and heartwarming dog content. Relive the true story of a mad historian, immortal fishermen, and the Mother of Wolves; border crossings, buried treasure, and the value of companionship — brought to life by some of NZ’s most captivating shape-shifting actors.
Set on the salty and smoky coast of Turkey, against the backdrop of one of humanityʼs oldest and richest oral storytelling traditions, Barnaby is on his big OE – and he is coming home with a Turkish tale of his own.
A spellbindingly inventive retelling of a beautifully simple story – one of friendship, adventure, loyalty, and truth. A journey across continents. A Travellerʼs Guide to Turkish Dogs is the true story of a mad historian, immortal fishermen, and the Mother of Wolves; border crossings, buried treasure, and the value of companionship.
Itʼs an OE like youʼve never seen or heard.
“Pure stage magic. Itʼs the reason theatre can still compete with Netflix”
– Madelaine Empson, Regional News
“Heartwarming true story for dog lovers”
– Kate Green, The Dominion Post/Stuff
“Strength of vision and generosity sees it told with heart.”
– Patrick Davies, Theatreview
“Continues to surprise and delight throughout”
– Austin Harrison, Art Murmurs
“Marvellous set pieces, affecting triumphs of hairpin turns from outrageous
humour to gentle pathos” – Simon Sweetman, Off the Tracks
“I loved every second of this extraordinary show. The heartwarming story
& skilled performances kept me enthralled from go to whoa”
“This is such a wonderful show. A masterclass in story telling.”
“Beautifully engaging story-telling and performances by all.
Specially delightful ending… go see it!!”
“So happy we found this! … Will hold this story in our hearts forever.”
“Bloody brilliant.”CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW