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Single Asian female /

by Law, Michelle, Published by : Currency Press in association with Belvoir, (Strawberry Hills, NSW :) , 2018 Physical details: 64 pages, 28 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm. ISBN:9781760621810 :.
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Single Asian Female was first produced by La Boite Theatre at the Roundhouse Theatre, Brisbane, on 11 February 2017. Belvoir subsequently presented the La Boite Theatre Company production at Belvoir St Theatre, opening on 17 February 2018.

"The Golden Phoenix, a restaurant on the Sunshine Coast. The last customers have left for the night, and Pearl can unwind. She's the quintessential matriarch - balancing family, business, and her love of karaoke. Enter her daughters: Zoe, in the throes of online dating, making big life decisions. And Mei, a teenager, grappling with her identity in modern Australia. Of course they see the world differently to their mother. Pearl is the classic (hilarious) onslaught of embarrassing observations, constantly questioning her Westernised children. Tonight she reveals a secret that threatens to tear their family apart. Skewering race and gender in contemporary society, Michelle Law's debut play is as fierce as it is funny as it is vital. It's Australian domesticity like you've never seen it before."--Back cover.

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