The Stage adaptation of the Pultizer Prize nominated
'Sonnets for Sinners'
A night of ardour and enlightenment for anyone who ever fell in love.
3 Presentations Only
Friday 20 October 2017 / Kokomai Festival / Aratoi Theatre, Masterton
Wed. 25 & Thu. 26 Oct., 2017 / PreFab Theater, Wellington, 6011
Complimentary 6.00 PM wine and cheese / 6.30 PM Wicked Performance
Swains and sweet~hearts will be enchanted. Secret desires will unfold as our gnostic narrator illumines the hidden spaces within the hearts and minds of every saint or sinner who ever fell in love—or out of it. Unhappy relationships may well be healed, and even the happiest of unions will surely be enhanced.
Wicked sonneteers include William Shakespeare, W.B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, Alfred Douglas, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mary Wroth, Charles Windsor, Camilla Shand and Diana Spencer, Tiger Woods, Bill and, Hillary Clinton, Monica Lewinski, John and Elizabeth Edwards, Bevan Chuang, Chandler Haste, and Elan Haverford.
"A wonderful romp in the world of forbidden love." —Tony Leggio, Ambush Magazine
"A passionate lure to the sonnet’s delights."—David Stanford Burr, Professor of Poetry, New York University
"Wareham finds poetry in the lies of world class cheaters."— New York Daily News
"John Wareham has the cool, clear eyes of a seeker of wisdom and truth."—New York Times
The Wicked Entertainers: Vivien Bell, Jed Brophy, Isobel Mebus, Alex Grieg, Isobel Mckinnon & Gail Huff-Brown
A Welcome Rain Promotion / NZ Production by John Wareham
Advisory Panel, David Garfinkle, New York USA; Dave Armstrong, Wellington NZ
New Zealand Publicity: Snowball Publicity: firstname.lastname@example.org