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4 Things You Should Know Before Watching PRISM - The Play That’ll Reconnect You to Singapore

Prism Cast Toy FactoryPRISM will make you remember Singapore’s past   Source Singapore is a country that is constantly seeking for advancement and change, and in many ways this is a great thing! Tourists are always spell-bound by Singapore’s ‘newness’ and cleanliness, as it looks like something out of a storybook. However, I have...
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Singapura: The Musical - An Insight Into Singapore's History Through Song & Dance

a1sx2_Thumbnail1_Untitled-9.001.jpgAbout Singapura: The Musical   Nothing could be drier than trying to memorise all the dates and facts about things that have happened in the past. But when I first heard about Singapura: The Musical, I was intrigued. After all, I studied theatre in university and a musical about Singapore's pre-independence...
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Review of Pangdemonium’s Circle Mirror Transformation- More Than Meets The Eye

b2ap3_thumbnail_circle-mirror-transformation_20150209-100036_1.pngSypnosis   Source: justwatchlah This comedy by American playwright Annie Baker is an ideal play to kickstart your new year. A typical acting class introducing the characters slowly intertwines with each participant’s private life. You will be flabbergasted as the characters’ secrets and painful pasts are revealed, as hearts are broken,...
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Monkey Goes West – A Review

b2ap3_thumbnail_monkeygoeswest1.jpgSynopsis   Source: W!LD RICE Ltd, photo by Albert KS Lim © Most of us are familiar with the mischievous Monkey King from the Chinese epic Journey To The West. This well-loved story is Wild Rice’s Christmas pantomime for the year, albeit with a local twist. Written by Alfian Sa’at, the plot...
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Waiting For Godot - A Review

b2ap3_thumbnail_waitingforgodot1.pngAbout Waiting For Godot   I have long had a love-hate relationship with Samuel Beckett’s play, Waiting For Godot. I first encountered it in university, and felt the immense agony that washed over me as I watched an adaptation of the production — a play that showed that life was tedious...
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Waiting For Godot Comes To SOTA - We Interview Peter Reid, Director Of The Production

b2ap3_thumbnail_waitingforgodot1.pngAbout Waiting For Godot   Image Credits: ABA Productions Written by Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot has been hailed as one of the most important English language plays in the 20th century. This Irish production, now in Singapore for only the second time, stars two tramps who get up to hijinks while...
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Monkey Goes West To Screen At The Newly-Renovated Victoria Theatre - We Interview Chua Enlai and Lim Kay Siu

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About Monkey Goes West   Lim Kay Siu as the Bull King. Image Credits: W!LD Rice W!LD RICE returns for its annual holiday musical with a twist from the East! Monkey Goes West is an adaptation of the traditional Chinese epic with a local flavour involving the protagonist Ah Tang who runs...
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Review of Pangdemonium's FROZEN - An Inquiry Into Evil

b2ap3_thumbnail_frozen-1.jpgAbout Frozen   If you were expecting Elsa, Anna, and a talking snowman, please, just let it go, OK? You have been warned - this play is not filled with rainbows and sunshine. It sets the tone from the start, opening with a missing 10-year-old girl. As the story unfolds, it...
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Death & Dancing Review

b2ap3_thumbnail_edit-2.jpgAbout Death & Dancing   With Pink Dot 2014 happening later this month and Obama’s declaration on the month of June being the official gay pride month, LGBT issues has clearly been the talk of the town. Buds Theatre aptly re-staged its 2008 hit - Death and Dancing, a humorous and...
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Death & Dancing Starts Thursday, 29 May - TSL Interview with Claire Devine

b2ap3_thumbnail_edit-2.jpgAbout Death & Dancing   Buds Theatre Company restages its 2008 hit - Death and Dancing, a humorous and uplifting play about Max and Max, a gay man and lesbian woman, trying to break free of the shackles of society. The story, originally written by award-winning writer Claire Dowie, discusses love,...
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