THE MOURNING AFTER
Written and performed by Ahi Karunaharan
Directed by Miria George
at THE BOX, Buick St, Petone, Wellington
From 30 Mar 2011 to 2 Apr 2011
Circa Two, Wellington
From 16 Oct 2012 to 27 Oct 2012
Reviewed by: John Smythe; Ewen Coleman (The Dominion Post); Ewen Coleman (The Dominion Post); Helen Sims;
Performed in both English and Tamil, The Mourning Afteris the debut stage play by playwright and actor Ahi Karunaharan.
After the death of his father, Shekar returns to his ancestral residence in a remote village in Sri Lanka. The land that has been swept away by a tsunami.
All that remains of the village is Uncle Somu who featured in ‘Indiana Jones', his nephew Raju who dreams of flying away, Bala who is constantly digging, the ancient lizard Kabarakoya who guards them all and Aunty Saroja who is trying to infiltrate the house.
The Mourning After is a story about love, family, identity and the quest to unlock a hidden past.
The Mourning Afterwill premiere at The Box, Petone, Wellington in March 2011.
THE BOX Theatre
47 Buick St (off Jackson St), Petone
Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30pm–April 2 at 8:30pm
Limited Season! Book Now!
Tickets: Full Price $25 / Concession $18
For Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org or (04) 586-0396
'THE MOURNING AFTER'
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