Mark and Lupe’s world is turned upside down when their father passes away. Mark’s boyfriend Diamond helps him through his grief. Diamond is a victim of online bullying about his sexuality, but keeps it from Mark to shield him but pressure is building and he starts to think suicidal thoughts.
Directed by Iaheto Ah Hi (Sione’s Wedding, Kinetic Tautai, Plantation) and Leilani Clarke (Running with the Bulls). Moving image and costumes by visual artists Cee Palalagi and Onesian.
IAHETO (HETO) AH HI
A graduate of Toi Whakaari; The New Zealand Drama School, Iaheto (Heto) Ah Hi has acted in theatre and television and along with the other leads in SIONE’S 2: UNFINISHED BUSINESS is a member of hit comedy theatre group the Naked Samoans.
Sione’s Wedding marked Heto’s feature film debut and he later went on to star as Tyrone in the New Zealand feature film, Matariki. His television work includes The Market, Market Forces, Plain Tastes and Overnight.
Iaheto is passionate about hip hop and has worked as a professional hip hop dancer, including a project with acclaimed New Zealand choreographer Douglas Wright.
His theatre experience is extensive; in addition to his work with in the Naked Samoans, Iaheto has starred in My Penina, Tautai, Digital Winds, Running with the Bulls (which he also directed), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (directed by Simon Bennett), Dawn Raids and a number of productions with Downstage Theatre, Calico Theatre and Pacific Underground throughout the 90s.
Friday 22nd April 2016
Koha/Donation Opening Night
Limited seats available. First in , first seated.
23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30 April
NO shows 25 & 26 April.
Special community performance of MOVE with Te Oro workshop students on 30 April.
Groups 6+ $15
Youth 14yrs and under $10
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