After a sellout season at Monkey Baa Theatre Company in the last school holidays The Theatre Division present a return season their all new original Australian play Thai-riffic!, adapted from the best-selling novel by children’s author Oliver Phommavanh.
Albert “Lengy” Lengviriyakul is the son of Thai immgrants who own a restaurant called Thai-riffic! – which he finds very embarrassing. Lengy is about to start high school and is desperate to transform his image and just eat some pizza! But when his teacher sets a group assignment that focuses on another culture, it becomes apparent that Lengy won’t be able to get away from his past as easily as he would like.
Through a series of events involving bulk toilet paper, a purple curry and a trip to the Thai New Year Songkran Festival, Lengy discovers that his Thai background is pretty awesome after all.