Cock

Past Event20 Jul - 12 Aug

Cock

No longer available

Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre

Theatre

John wants out, so he’s taking a break from his high maintenance boyfriend. Liberated from Mr Co-Dependent, the last thing he’s expecting is to suddenly meet the woman of his dreams. Now John’s stuck in a total boy-meets-girl meets-boyfriend dilemma.

Caught in a maelstrom of possibility, guilt and indecision, John reckons there’s only one way to straighten this all out.

Sometimes love is worth a good fight.

Mike Bartlett’s thrilling and wickedly funny play takes on sexuality and its discontents.

Bring him and her.

Praise for the production

"it's an intriguing, amusing and provoking 90 minutes of theatre." - The New Zealand Herald.

"It's a sort of modern comedy of manners. A thrillingly perfected production." Theatrereview on Cock

“Best sex scene you may ever see onstage. So funny, so awful, so good.”- Simon Wilson, The Spinoff

Cock is an absolute triumph – one of the most complex, taut things I’ve seen all year.” Sam Brooks, Pantograph Punch

“The jesting and jousting is hard and fast, leading to a shattering climax.” - Sydney Arts Guide

“When it’s funny it’s hilarious, and when it moves you, it’s a theatrical gut-punch.” - Herald Sun

“This delightful and incisive comedy is propelled by an excellent script full of great one-liners.” - Megaphone Oz

“Mike Bartlett’s crisp script is well served by Shane Bosher’s direction which is sheer, sharp and clear, keeping his characters spiraling and spinning, sparring and parrying with slick stage crafted scene changes” - Arts Hub

Shane Bosher on the diverse Auckland theatre scene in Metro Magazine.

Sam Brooks talks to Shane Bosher for The Spinoff about the "beautifully dense piece of work."

The Pantograph Punch review of Cock.

Kim Hill interviewed Shane Bosher for Radio New Zealand National's Saturday Morning.  

Shane Bosher spoke with Gay Express about bringing the show from Sydney to Auckland.

"A modern love triangle", a review on Radio New Zealand National

Lighting Design: Jane Hakaraia

"it's an intriguing, amusing and provoking 90 minutes of theatre." - The New Zealand Herald review.

A terrific comedy…hypnotic and utterly contemporary.
The New York Times
Cock Video

Ticket Pricing

Tickets

Service fees apply.

Best Seats
$55.00
Adult
$49.00
Concession
$42.00
Group
$42.00
Student
$30.00
Under 30
$30.00
Preview
Thursday 20 July, 8pm
$39.00
Premiere
Friday 21 July, 8pm
$55.00