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Turn of the Screw (Canterbury Region, New Zealand)


1 Feb 2018 - 31 Dec 2019

Short Synopsis

NO Productions Theatre Company presents a deeply evocative stage version of Henry James's classic ghost story. Dark, intense and powerful, this show has been highly acclaimed by critics. It brings the audience into the world of a 19th century English manor house filled with mystery and eerie suspense.

Reviews Feature

"Under intelligent direction from Michael Adams, David Allen and Nataliya Oryshchuk ensure that momentum through seven haunted days and nights is never lost" (Lindsay Clark, Theatreview).

"The acting of Nataliya Oryshchuk and David Allen was sublime. Every nuance of their voice, every flicker of their facial muscles was harnessed" (Sally Brooker, Oamaru Mail)

"The quality of the acting and staging of James’ story reaffirms its power to disturb well into its second century" (Dr Daniel Bedggood, University of Canterbury)

"The art of suggestion is stamped all over this production, with undeniably intriguing effect." (Lindsay Clark, Theatreview)

"It is a thought-provoking play that keeps unravelling as it reveals new and unexpected turns" (Theresa Koorey, Theatrereview)


Written By
Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed By
Michael Adams
David Allen, Nataliya Oryshchuk
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