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kwento and Red Line Productions presents: Ate Lovia by Jordan Shea

Life seems to be looking up for the Ejercito family in 1996, despite a new boom of conservatism spearheaded by John Howard and Pauline Hanson.

19-year-old Lovia falls in love for the first time, her disenfranchised, alcoholic, disenfranchised father Jovy finally gets a job, and her brother Vergel lands a role in an ultra-fabulous amateur production of a Broadway classic. While the family embrace and challenge the opportunities presented to them, the return of a long-estranged presence rocks the lives of the Ejercito family to its very core.

Ate Lovia (AH-the LOW-viya) is a new Filipino-Australian drama, that explores what it means to stay loyal to your family, no matter how brutal it gets.

Proudly supported by Create NSW and City of Sydney. Development and Community Engagement support provided by National Theatre of Parramatta & Shopfront Arts Co-op's Open Shop Program.


Event details

Venue: The Old Fitzroy Theatre - 129 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
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12 May 2022 - 4 June 2022
Tuesday to Saturdays at 7:30PM
Saturdays at 2:00PM
Sundays at 5:00PM

Ticket Prices
$33 - Previews & Cheap Tuesday
$35 - Concession (Student, MEAA Member, Pension)
$45 - Adult

For booking in groups of four or more, use code word 'BARKADA' for $35 tickets each!

Content warnings
Representation and discussion of trauma, racism and racist speeches, violence, and alcohol abuse. References to drug use, domestic violence, homophobia and misogyny. Occasional coarse language and loud noises.

kwento aims to open up spaces for critical and creative discourse. The content presented discusses topics that audiences may find triggering or traumatising. We encourage everyone to be emotionally aware of these warnings before viewing these productions.

However, if any of the topics have brought up any concerns, we encourage you to speak to us at any time for further discussion at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dine & Discover
Redeem your NSW Government vouchers when booking by contacting Box Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Covid-safe information
kwento is following the current NSW Health guidelines and regulations as it comes, to ensure that we can bring this beautiful play safely.

For further information on COVID-19 Safety, please visit Red Line Productions website at https://www.redlineproductions.com.au/visit.


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