Nakkiah Lui's brand new comedy, Black is the New White, is about to premiere at STC's Wharf 1 Theatre. It’s part romantic comedy, part social satire. And it’s a story of two Australian families – the Gibsons and the Smiths – who have been brought together at Christmas time. Amidst the food, the wine and the family arguments, there’s a love story, there’s racial politics and there’s a lot of laughs.
We sat down with Nakkiah to find out what inspired the play and how much of her own life is in it.
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Black is the New White, 5 May – 17 Jun 2017, Wharf 1 Theatre
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