Category: Interview

Artist Spotlight: Paul Cosentino, Australia’s No.1 Magician

As a shy child, growing up in the small town of Lysterfield, Australia wasn’t easy for Paul Cosentino. But stumbling across magic books in the library changed all that, and driven by passion and hard work, he became the first Australian magician to have his own TV show and an incredible success story pioneering the

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Artist Spotlight: Eng Kai Er, Theatreworks Associate Artist

Eng Kai Er has always been a bit of a free spirit. Raising more than few eyebrows in the past from various controversial events, the infamous A* scholar turned dance artist has been continually honing her craft over the years, and returns with an all new show next week. The Roundest Circle (27th and 28th July) marks

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Artist Spotlight: Interview with Sim Yan Ying and Adib Kosnan (and WIN tickets to Without Reason!)

Ever been in an interracial relationship, or have friends who’ve been in one? If you have, then you’ll probably be familiar with the dilemma the protagonists of Without Reason are struggling with. A classic boy-meets-girl love story between a Malay boy and a Chinese girl, Without Reason pits the young couple against all odds, from religious

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Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Comedian Nath Valvo

Comedian Nath Valvo has become one of the international comedy scene’s fastest rising stars, with sell out shows across major comedy and fringe festivals and regular spots on various television programmes in Australia. The thirty-something year old has made light of literally everything in his life, from parents, to age and sexuality, to his hatred

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The Great Wall: An Interview with Stars Jeon Na-Young and Nathan Hartono

The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey marks new company Glowtape Productions’ very first production in the local theatre scene, but its members are certainly no amateurs. Written by Life! Theatre Award winning playwright Jean Tay (Everything But The Brain, Boom), The Great Wall is a new musical inspired by the Chinese legend of Meng Jiang Nu, whose

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Forbidden City 2017: An Interview with Sebastian Tan and Benjamin Chow

As we gear up for National Day coming in a few months, here’s a reminder that it’s not the only thing to be celebrating this August, as yet another national treasure will be making its way back to the stage – Presented by the Singapore Repertory Theatre, Forbidden City the Musical will be making a triumphant return

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An Exclusive Interview With FRAGO’s Jo Tan and Adib Kosnan

Checkpoint Theatre will be premiering Lucas Ho’s new play FRAGO this July! FRAGO follows the lives of a group of NSmen as they return to camp for a war game exercise during reservist. In the long waiting periods in between, these NSmen will explore what it means to grow up, as they think about their relationships, jobs, babies and

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Preview+Interview: Best Of (His Story) by The Necessary Stage

The Necessary Stage rounds off their 2016 season with a sequel to their 2013 piece Best Of, which starred Siti K. Titled Best Of (His Story), the performance is once again written by Haresh Sharma and directed by Alvin Tan, and stars TV and theatre’s Sani Hussin, playing the role of Siti K’s husband, now taking to the

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London Film Festival 2016: David Lynch: The Art Life dir. Jon Nguyen (+Interview!)

David Lynch is probably one of the most intriguing directors of the time, with a career of spectacular films that defy interpretation and continue to fascinate even today. His last film (Inland Empire) was last made in 2008, and the one before that in 2001 (Mulholland Drive). To feed Lynch fever then, one can only

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