Fresh off the Page

'When widower Mark meets the young and naïve Sing, a passionate romance blossoms. But the gap between their age and culture, as well as their failure to reconcile their relationship with their own families casts uncertainty over their future.'

Losing Face is written by Nathan Joe, directed by Chye-Ling Huang, presented by a cast of two talented Asian actors and brought to you by Proudly Asian Theatre.

Nathan Joe is a playwright who has won awards from Playmarket 'Playwrights b4 25 Awards' in 2015 and 2016, for Hippolytus Veiled and Like Sex respectively.

Chye-Ling Huang is a writer, actress and director, recently directing Like Sex and 3 min doco Asian Men Talk About Sex. She won the playmarket Asian Ink workshop for her new work Orientation last year.

We are proud to be supported by Unitec, The Basement, Q Theatre, Creative Communities Scheme (CNZ) and The Asia NZ Foundation.

Contemporary Asian plays hot off the press, performed in a series of free readings

Read by Asian practitioners, directed by Asian practitioners, written by Asian practitioners.

New and experienced performers collide as they bring you the freshest, most exciting stories from Singapore to China to the Philippines to Auckland city - all for free.

Join us as we host regular play readings throughout the year followed by drinks, nibbles and a chat!