Michael and Jennifer were in the cast of a playreading of John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, as part of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. Michael played Flanders Kittredge and Jennifer played Ouisa Kittredge. The cast also included Peter Elliott, Paul Barrett, Robyn Paterson, Arthur Meek, and Thomas Sainsbury; it was directed by Colin McColl.
The play had been chosen by playwright Victor Rodger for this session entitled "Inspiring Works". The reading was followed by a discussion with the cast, Victor Rodger, Colin McColl, and Paula Morris, chaired by Philippa Campbell.