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Lord of the Flies - Tickets on Sale

posted 4 Mar 2020, 23:29 by Georgina Hewitt   [ updated 9 Mar 2020, 12:56 ]
Tickets are available now from the Dio School Shop 07 855 2038 ext 2766 or schoolshop@wdsg.school.nz
Shop opening hours 8.15am-4pm Monday-Friday. Tickets cannot be disbursed to an account. They must be paid for via cash, EftPOS, or credit card (with 1.5% surcharge). 

PARENTAL GUIDANCE ADVISED - Dark and Violent Themes

Waikato Diocesan School For Girls’ major production for 2020 is ‘Lord of the Flies’. On a beach somewhere in the pacific ocean, a group of teenagers survive a plane crash. It seems idyllic, this tropical paradise of no adults and no rules...until it isn’t anymore and things go very bad, very fast. 

With a dark and intense soundtrack, played live by a band on stage, and a set of sand and broken plane and jungle....this extremely physical version of the classic novel brings alive the fear and horror of William Goulding’s ‘Lord of the Flies’. Focusing on the idea of what makes us human, rather than on the traditional masculine themes, this production of ‘Lord of the Flies’ will have audiences on the edge of their seats, quietly asking themselves ‘What would I do?’. 

The impact of technology and the pervasive nature of social media in our lives hasn’t dulled the relevance of William Goulding’s comment on civilization. In fact, in this age of digital bullying, it’s even more important for teenagers to talk about what is right and wrong. Do you join in so you feel safe within the group that has the power? Do you do nothing and is that almost as bad? Or do you stand up against something you believe is wrong but do so knowing this may well put a target on your own back? 

If you have any questions please contact Georgina Hewitt, Arts Administrator arts@wdsg.school.nz 

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