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The formula for happiness
Written By Jacob Rajan & Justin Lewis

Discover black holes and the formula for happiness in a tribute to one of the greatest astrophysicists of this century, Subramanyan Chandrasekhar.

The Candlestickmaker tells the story of a young New Zealand Indian student who, Lonely Planet in hand, sets off to discover India and ends up discovering the mysteries of the universe. Science rarely comes wrapped up this warm and funny.

The Candlestickmaker debuted at the New Zealand Festival 2000 in the extraordinary situation of selling out 3 months before opening, the first theatre production to do so.

Commissioned by the New Zealand International Arts Festival.


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What do you get?

The Company brings lighting, set, costumes, and props to your selected venue (e.g. home or office) to create a truly magical occasion for your invited audience. There is no limit to the number of guests you can invite - as long as there's enough space for them and the performers. The Artists are Arts Laureate Jacob Rajan and talented young musician Adam Ogle, supported by our stage manager who will ensure that all technical and production elements happen without a hiccup. The performance lasts 80 minutes and as an added bonus, if you wish it, Jacob is happy to chat with your guests after the show.

What does it cost?

The all-inclusive fee for this wonderul and unforgettable experience is only NZ$6,500 including GST.

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