Photo by Helen Maybanks
Date
Tuesday 11 May 2021 18:30 to Sunday 16 May 2021 22:00

Auckland Writers Festival, in partnership with Auckland Live, presents the Donmar Warehouse production of Blindness. A socially-distanced sound installation and immersive theatre experience direct from the UK. Voiced by Juliet Stevenson.

Blindness, the adaptation of Nobel Laureate José Saramago’s 1995 novel of the same name, written by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Walter Meierjohann, was originally staged at London’s Donmar Warehouse. It was the first production to be delivered to a paying public following the UK’s first COVID-19 lockdown.

Originail Creative Team:

Director: Walter Meierjohann, Designer: Lizzie Clachan, Sound Designers: Ben and Max Ringham, Lighting Designer: Jessica Hung Han Yun

MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL DONORS:

  • British Council New Zealand
  • Philip Carter
  • Gardner Family
  • Josephine & Ross Green
  • Lizanne & Julian Knights
  • Charlotte Lockhart & Andrew Barnes
  • Sir Chris & Lady Dayle Mace
  • Fran & Geoff Ricketts
  • Jenny & Andrew Smith
  • Mark Todd

32 PERFORMANCES. DURATION 75 MINUTES.

TUESDAY 11 MAY: 6.30PM, 8.15PM
WEDNESDAY 12 MAY: 10:00AM*, 12:00PM, 2.15PM, 4.15PM, 6.30PM, 8.15PM
THURSDAY 13 MAY: 10:00AM, 12:00PM, 2.15PM, 4.15PM, 6.30PM, 8.15PM
FRIDAY 14 MAY: 10:00AM, 12:00PM, 2.15PM, 4.15PM, 6.30PM, 8.15PM
SATURDAY 15 MAY: 10:00AM, 12:00PM, 2.15PM, 4.15PM, 6.30PM, 8.15PM
SUNDAY 16 MAY: 10:00AM, 12:00PM, 2.15PM, 4.15PM, 6.30PM, 8.15PM