A Frigate Bird Sings

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Following the sudden death of her beloved mother, fa'afafine Vili is now the lady of the house. But looking after her rugby mad brother Sione and their devastated father takes its toll on lonely Vili and she is searching for answers to conflicting expectations of identity and duty. On K-Road she finds friends, fun and even the possibility of love.

The conflict of Western and Pacific Island values and attitudes are portrayed in all their comic and tragic consequences.

A funny and moving celebration of difference.

A Frigate Bird Sings is published in Urbanesia along with My Name is Gary CooperTaro King and Rushing Dolls.

Writer Credit: 
By Oscar Kightley, David Fane and Nathaniel Lees
Cast: 
6
Male: 
6
Form: 
Full length
Style: 
Comedy
Drama
Themes: 
Pacific Island
Additional credit: 
A Frigate Bird Sings was originally commissioned by NZ International Festival of the Arts 1996
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Price: $34.78