Ordinary people legendary love
Written By Jacob Rajan
Take a look behind the counter of the corner dairy and discover a love story as wondrous as the Taj Mahal.
Gobi and Zina Krishnan have come to New Zealand in search of a better life. They keep their dreams stacked on the shelf of their suburban dairy but now Zina wants to go back to India.
Jacob Rajan charms and thrills as he juggles multiple characters in a career defining performance that shows why he’s won multiple best actor awards.
Laughter, live music and exquisite masks make this a magical evening like no other.
Winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe First Award along with two Production of the Year Awards in New Zealand, this iconic play is loved by people of all ages.
“A piece of absolute enchantment” – The Scotsman
“Comic genius” – Melbourne Age
“A ground-breaking work: it changes the way you see the world.” – The Listener
Private Show Information
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.
What's Been Said
A small gem of theatre... similarly charmed the audience... Singapore Straits Times
Krishnan's Dairy... is cute, sentimental, large-spirited, beautifully performed, utterly touching Financial Times, Edinburgh
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