It started as a viral blog about the trials and tribulations of parenting — one post garnered a million views overnight. Then came the bestselling novel, and now Emily Writes' Rants in the Dark has been adapted for the stage.
You can catch the hilarious and heartening adaptation of Writes' honest account at Circa Theatre until 16 February. Starring Renee Lyons, Bronwyn Turei and Amelia Reid-Meredith, this trio of remarkable women tackle the realities of parenthood, they explore the chaos and the magic, and they give a voice to those pre-dawn parenting thoughts. Whether you're a parent, a parent-to-be, or just want a wholesome night the theatre, Rants in the Dark is a must-see for everyone.
And what would a play about parenting be without childcare considerations? The Babysitters Club are offering a discount to their services for the duration of the season, plus there will be two performances which gives parents with very young babies the opportunity to enjoy the production with their little ones close.
Tickets on sale now via circa.co.nz