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Fresh Off the Boat

Fresh Off the Boat at The Court Theatre
19 Oct 2019 to 9 Nov 2019
Mon & Thurs @ 6:30pm, Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat @ 7:30pm
Samoan life in the Big Smoke...
Event type: 
$27 - $64
The Court Theatre
Bernard St, Addington, Christchurch


Charles isn’t just arriving into New Zealand – he’s arriving into another life. But the reality of Christchurch ain’t the fantasy he was promised.

The fish factory he works at stinks, his nieces have no understanding of their Samoan culture or language and there’s some Palagi hanging around his sister…

Alternately hilarious and sobering, this milestone Pasifika play tells a culturally challenging yet universally Kiwi story about family, culture shock and what we owe each other.

Written by

The Court Theatre

17 Sep 2019

Interests Christchurch's Theatre: Entertaining Christchurch since 1971 The Court Theatre is Christchurch's only, and New Zealand's foremost, theatre company offering entertainment of the highest quality throughout the year.