Pangdemonium’s 2019 Season: Present Tense/Future Perfect
It’s once again time for Pangdemonium to get audiences revved up and excited before the holiday season as they announce their 2019 lineup and release their all new season ticket!
In 2019, Pangdemonium will delve into Present Tense/Future Perfect, as they reflect on the whirlwind of affairs that 2018 has seen, from Malaysia’s political storm to continued wars in the Middle East, the historic meeting between Trump and Kim while the two Koreas decide to make peace. There is disaster abound but there is still hope, and in their 2019 season, Pangdemonium premieres three electrifying plays that respond to the beautiful mess that is our world today.
In February, Pangdemonium opens the season with Jordan Tannahill’s Late Company. Featuring a cast that includes Janice Koh, Karen Tan, Adrian Pang and Edward Choy, the devastating play tackles the ever increasingly pertinent theme of cyber bullying, as a couple comes face to face with the parents of the bully they believe is responsible for their son’s suicide in a dinner party from hell.
For their midyear production, Pangdemonium will be presenting, in what seems to be their new tradition, the world premiere of a brand new verbatim play. Written by Ken Kwek (Unlucky Plaza), This is What Happens to Pretty Girls compiles interviews held with over a hundred people as it explores the #MeToo minefield of a movement and gives a voice to those who have been silenced, as women find a new strength to share their stories, as they live each day on a knife’s edge with their shared trauma and heartbreak. Features a cast that includes Thomas Pang, Oon Shu An, Jamil Schulze and Adrian Pang.
Finally, Pangdemonium will round off 2019 with their production of Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann’s outrageous, award-winning Urinetown: The Musical. With a stellar cast that includes Benjamin Chow, Mina Kaye, Sean Ghazi, Andrew Marko, Adrian Pang, Jo Tan, Ethel Yap, Seong Hui Xuan and Kimberly Chan, Urinetown tells the fictitious but familiar story of the most expensive city in the world s it faces a cross-border water crisis, and the government bans all private lavatories and introduces pay to pee public toilets. As the fare hikes rise, the people grow restless. But alas – a hero emerges to lead the rebels in their quest to pee wherever they want, whenever they want. Will they emerge victorious, or will they drown in the mess of it all?
Directed completely of course, by multi-award winning co-artistic director of Pangdemonium, Tracie Pang, expect only a rollicking good time at Pangdemonium’s 2019 season as they continue to wow in yet another year of slick theatre that moves, shakes and ultimately, kicks some serious ass in the local arts scene.
Pangdemonium’s 2019 Season Ticket now available for sale via SISTIC. A Cat 1 All Access pass (allowing bookings to any show’s Cat 1 seats) is available at S$200, a Cat 1 Off Peak pass (allowing bookings to midweek and matinee shows’ Cat 1 seats) at S$175 and a Cat 2 All Access pass (allowing bookings to any show’s Cat 2 seats) at S$150.