When
January 20-25
Duration
Duration 70mins
Venue
Everest Theatre
, Chippendale
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Price
$65/$55
Access Wheelchair 
All tix on sale Oct 29
Past Event
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The Conch Theatre (Fiji / New Zealand)
Australian Exclusive


Director Nina Nawalowalo


An unlikely and touching love story between a Fijian high chief from the island of Kadavu and the daughter of Cambridge-educated schoolmasters is brought to the stage with a rich sense of heritage and pride. 


The ancient art of Fijian Masi (tapa) cloth-making is interwoven with a romance sparked in the 1950s during a game of chess in Wellington, New Zealand. 


Amazingly, key moments were captured by photographer Ans Westra, in a stunning set of black and white images that are the backdrop for this expressive collaboration.


The Conch Theatre’s drama of loss, memory and identity is a unique work crafted by director Nina Nawalowalo (Vula), British illusionist Paul Kieve (magic advisor on the Harry Potter films) and an ensemble of six extraordinary male Fijian dancers. 


“A magical tale of the Pacific” National Business Review NZ


Photo: Robert Catto


 

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