• What's On: HIR

    2 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    2 to 25 August, Herald Theatre Auckland
    The New Zealand premiere of New York playwright Taylor Mac's absorbing black comedy (2015). Plot: Isaac returns home from a three-year stint in Afghanistan to discover his suburban family engaged in a war of its own. His mother has liberated herself from patriarchal ideas of cleaning and cooking, his sibling is transitioning and impatient to leave the world around hir and his once dominant father is in a neglected heap in the corner being force-fed oestrogen-laden smoothies. “HIR lightens the weight of gender theory, places it in a family home and...
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