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Happy Playland - Sex (Episode Three) Web (Full Length Episode) – 2017 Drama Music Young Adults Comedy

Happy Playland - Sex (Episode Three)

Web (Full Length Episode) – 2017 Drama Music Young Adults Comedy

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For their fourth web series, the Candle Wasters collective shifted from using the plays of Shakespeare as inspiration, to an original story. Happy Playland is a "queer rom-com musical" set in a children's indoor adventure playground, where employees cope with crushes, anxiety and life as digital natives. Neenah Dekkers-Reihana and Dani Yourukova (who both acted in Candle Wasters web series Bright Summer Night) play young lovers Billie and Zara. In this third episode, romance and/or lust is ignited once the lights get switched off above the bouncy ball pit.  

Okay kids: here's how it is: it's a scary world out there, and soon you'll be leaving the safety of a happy playland and fending for yourselves in the land of grown-ups. You'll be moving out, getting that job, paying that rent. Start saving now! I got three jobs just to keep up with the things I need: new phone, haloumi in the fridge every night. You don't think about these things...
– Cris (Jen Smith) dressed a kiwi costume, provides instructions in the ways of Happy Playland

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Tomorrow, Rain Ltd

Acknowledgements

Made with the support of NZ On Air and YouTube

Music

Song 'Stop and Think' composed by Maxwell Apse, performed by Dani Yourukova and Neenah Dekkers-Reihana, with the Happy Playband (Maxwell Apse, Jacob Baxter, Dylan Kelly, Jen Smith and Sam Trist)