Inspired by the true story of Stella Goldschlag, Blonde Poison tells the haunting story of a Jewish woman living illegally in war-torn Berlin. Betrayed and tortured, she agrees to become a Greifer – a Gestapo informer – in exchange for her life and the lives of her beloved family.

Decades later, she receives an unexpected phone call from a journalist that changes everything.

Starring: Elizabeth Hawthorne.
Directed by: Paul Gittins

TICKETS – $20.00/$15.00

TIME – 7:30pm

WHEN – 12th, 13th, 14th October

email bookings@companyofgiants.co.nz to reserve your tickets.

Elizabeth Hawthorne is a veteran actress across stage, television and film. She started her career in theatre, starring in plays including The Cherry Orchard and As You Like It during a decade with the Corporate Theatre (1974-184), followed by eight years with the Mercury Theatre and just over a decade with the Auckland Theatre Company.

Throughout, Hawthorne has starred in a number of films including The Frighteners, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and Savage Honeymoon. Her television roles have included a year-long stint as Doctor Julia Thorton on Shortland Street and roles in Hercules, Spin Doctors, and Outrageous Fortune.

She returns to her theatrical roots with her new project – the lead in a performance of Blonde Poison.

Click here to listen to an interview with Elizabeth Hawthorne on RNZ National

or click here to read an interview  with Elizabeth in The Listener

This is the premier production of a new theatre company, Plumb Productions, formed by Paul Gittins and David Aston.

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