Study Guide 2018: A Country of Two Halves

Welcome to the study guide for A COUNTRY OF TWO HALVES. These resources are password protected for copyright.

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Here you will find:

  • The filmed version of the show
  • The Masterscript
  • Pre-show activities and post-show study guide created by Kim Bonnington 

The full study guide for A COUNTRY OF TWO HALVES will be available until December 2018. 

*If you have purchased the tour you will have been sent a password for access. Please email Natasha at [email protected] if you have not received or cannot find this. 

2018 Play Extracts 

A COUNTRY OF TWO HALVES includes extracts from eight New Zealand plays. Each dedicated play page below includes a summary of the full play, notes from director Patrick Davies, information about the playwright and, where available, links to additional helpful information including writer’s notes and interviews about the playwright’s writing inspiration or process. 

If you wish to read entire scripts of any of the plays included in A COUNTRY OF TWO HALVES, please contact Claire O’Loughlin at Playmarket here.

Broken River………………………………………….…………………………by Ralph McCubbin Howell
The Debate……………………………………………………………………….by Riwia Brown
Ka-Shue (Letters Home)….…………………………………….……….by Lynda Chanwai-Earle
Revenge of the Amazons………………………………………………….by Jean Betts
Sham………………………………………………………………………….……..by Jess Sayer
The Tutor……………………….……………………………………………..….by Dave Armstrong
Urban Hymns……….…………………………………..………………….…..by Mīria George
Wednesday to Come……………………………..……………..……..……by Renée

On the day logistics 

Are you hosting a performance? For more information about logistics of how the performance will work on the day, click here.