A woman wearing a white shirt and red hair scarf bows her head with her eyes closed, she crosses her arms in front of her facewith closed fists.

AIYAA 哎呀

PRESENTED BY PANGEA ART
A Chinese mother straddling Eastern and Western expectations while navigating the perilous path of perfect parenthood.

Aiyaa 哎呀 Interjection. (China, Hong Kong, Singapore, informal) ah; oh; an exclamation of exuberance, a shout of hurt, a cry of fear, an accusation of blame, the reflex of being startled and the embrace of joy.

Aiyaa encompasses the full spectrum of motherhood.

This semi-autobiographical show follows a mom in an IG world struggling to keep her sanity in the midst of opposing social and cultural values. Should you be a tiger, helicopter, crunchy, scrunchie mom or none of the above? And how do we keep up with the Joneses while keeping our head above water in our inherited sense of identity?

A physical and comedic show that takes raw and honest look at personal migrant heritage and the struggle to meet modern expectations of motherhood.  

18-19 MAR
2:30PM
£13 STANDARD
£11 CONCESSION

AIYAA 哎呀

PRESENTED BY PANGEA ART
A Chinese mother straddling Eastern and Western expectations while navigating the perilous path of perfect parenthood.

Aiyaa 哎呀 Interjection. (China, Hong Kong, Singapore, informal) ah; oh; an exclamation of exuberance, a shout of hurt, a cry of fear, an accusation of blame, the reflex of being startled and the embrace of joy.

Aiyaa encompasses the full spectrum of motherhood.

This semi-autobiographical show follows a mom in an IG world struggling to keep her sanity in the midst of opposing social and cultural values. Should you be a tiger, helicopter, crunchy, scrunchie mom or none of the above? And how do we keep up with the Joneses while keeping our head above water in our inherited sense of identity?

A physical and comedic show that takes raw and honest look at personal migrant heritage and the struggle to meet modern expectations of motherhood.  

18-19 MAR
2:30PM
£13 STANDARD
£11 CONCESSION

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Café Bar

Ticket holders can take advantage of a 10% discount on all food and drink in our Café Bar on the day of their event between the following times:

2:30pm – discount available between 12pm-2pm

Content Warnings

Includes swearing and descriptions of birth.

Find out more here.

Age Recommendation

12+

Duration

55m

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