30 JUL - 03 AUG, 8.00PM

A Short History of Asian New Zealand Theatre

Show Info

Fresh off the boat. Migrant narratives. Long-distance phone calls. Filial piety. Poll Tax. Dairies and takeaway shops. Yellowface. Story sovereignty. Community. White-washed children. Lunar New Year. Play-readings. Generational trauma. Interracial romance. Inter-Asian sexcapades. Rice-cialised violence.

A problematically Pan-Asian rollercoaster ride through Aotearoa’s murky cultural memories, theatrical milestones and personal histories.

CREATED BY NAHYEON LEE, PUNCTUM IS A VEHICLE FOR
SELF-DETERMINATION FOR ASIAN ARTISTS IN AOTEAROA.