My Best Dead Friend

Zanetti Productions

A comedy about death, revolution, unfulfilled love and a possum. December, 1998. Dunedin.

High summer in a town where there isn’t a lot to do. This is a story about my best friends. Ok, no, this is actually mostly a story about me.

My Best Dead Friend is a true story about heart-breaking grief and enduring friendship, written by Anya Tate-Manning (Hudson & Halls Live!) and directed by Isobel MacKinnon (Best Director, 2015 NZ Fringe Festival).

Featuring a soundtrack that ranges from The Verlaines to the Backstreet Boys, and the words of Tuwhare, Baxter and Bishop, My Best Dead Friend is a joyful comedy from a heavy heart.


UPSURGE Festival 2019

Hilarious and refreshing… PERTH ARTS LIVE

Soaked in infectious humour and enigmatic personality… will touch your heart. THEATRESCENES

UPSURGE Festival 2019


Saturday 6 April, 7.30 pm

duration 60 minutes, no interval

WHERE The Turner Centre, Kerikeri

EARLY $34 – full $38
plus service fee



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