Presented by Perth Festival and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company
A beautiful tale of a strong family bond, ageing, queerness and the dance we all do when searching for love.
Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company returns to Perth Festival after its 2020 Festival world-premiere hit Hecate with an exciting new production of the much-loved Australian comedy drama The Sum of Us by David Stevens.
How’s a guy supposed to find Mr. Right when his father is always up in his business!? That’s the premise of this uplifting play that revolves around the comfortable relationship between widower Harry and his son Jeff.
This is Yirra Yaakin’s first queer work ever, performed by an Australian First Nations cast. A story that no culture is exempt from. Balancing humour and pathos, this touching story remains as relevant today as it was when it was written 30 years ago.
Babes in arms permitted for infants up to 2 years old.
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