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(From left) Frances Lee, Thomas Pang and Gavin Yap star in Tribes. The play looks at the world of deaf people with humour and poignancy.

Signs of love and life

May 22, 2015 5:50 AM

LANGUAGE takes centre stage in the acclaimed family dramedy Tribes - but not in the ways you expect. One of the children, Billy (Thomas Pang), is deaf. Mum, Dad (Susan Tordoff and Adrian Pang), brother (Gavin Yap) and sister (Frances Lee) are not.

On any given day, the family members are