THE LEE LETTER

Circa Theatre

It will come as a surprise to many today, that Michael Joseph (Joe) Savage, the Labour Party’s first ‘rockstar’ leader, was likely also New Zealand’s first closeted gay Prime Minister. Set during the turbulent 1935-‘40 period, THE LEE LETTER explores the deadly power struggle between an increasingly unstable and medication-reliant Savage and his “frenemy”, popular socialist MP John A (Jack) Lee.
Once sharing a radical utopian vision for New Zealand, both men eventually destroyed each other’s political careers before either could realise that vision.

 

Presented by arrangement with Playmarket

Image artist: Xoë Hall

 

Theatre Live Parts No Restrictions Accessible

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Venue:
Circa Theatre
1 Taranaki Street
Wellington

Show Schedule

  1. Duration 90 minutes

    Passed

    Circa Theatre, 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington

    Wheelchair access available

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