Ilbijerri Theatre Company and Te Rehia Theatre. Sydney Festival. Sydney Town Hall. 10 – 18 January, 2020
Two smitten lovers, one Aboriginal, the other Maori, try hard to unite their families, their cultures, behind their engagement.
Back home in the Maori community or atop a towering Melbourne housing estate, Kane and Hera’s efforts to assimilate produces some hilarious disasters in cultural protocol. But somehow the wedding is booked – despite possessive Mums running indigenous guilt trips, fierce racisms across the ditch, errant males and some toxic family baggage.