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Category: Malay Theatre

Review: Lanang by Hatch Theatrics

A woman’s will is put to the test when hit by the double whammy of divorce and death. Grief is one of the most common topics covered in theatre, making […]

Lanang: An Interview with Hatch Theatrics

This April, Hatch Theatrics will be closing the latest chapter of their lives. The theatre company will be ending their two year residency with the Malay Heritage Centre with their […]

Review: Potong by Teater Ekamatra

Memory, mothers and manhood are placed on the chopping block in Teater Ekamatra’s first show of the season. In the absence of a father, what male figures does one have […]

Preview: Lanang by Hatch Theatrics

This April, in their 9th theatrical production and the final work in their Artist Residency at the Malay Heritage Centre, Hatch Theatrics presents Lanang. Literally translating to ‘boy’, Lanang was first written by […]

Preview: Potong by Teater Ekamatra

As they celebrate their 30th Anniversary this year, Teater Ekamatra bursts into 2018 with a brand new show this March. Written by Jonny Jon Jon and directed by Irfan Kasban, Teater […]

Review: Angkat by Teater Ekamatra

The word ‘angkat’, in Malay, literally means to ‘carry’. In the context of Teater Ekamatra’s final show of 2017 of the same name, ‘angkat’ specifically refers to the concept of adoptive […]

Preview: Angkat by Teater Ekamatra

She may be away in Goldsmiths pursuing an MFA, but playwright Nabilah Said will be having her newest Malay work presented this December by Teater Ekamatra. Titled Angkat, the play was […]

Review: ETA: 9MIN by Main Tulis Group

No time for epic three hour plays? Think that Shakespeare is a little too dense for an enjoyable night out? All new playwright collective the Main Tulis Group has arrived […]

Review: Hope (Harap) by Teater Ekamatra

Hope (Harap) boasts a stellar cast, from Sani Hussin, to YouTube celebrity Hirzi Zulkiflie, to Apprentice star and rising stage presence Fir Rahman, as well as Siti Hajar Abd Gani and Nur […]

Preview: 28.8 by Teater Kami

Written and directed by Adib Kosnan, a local theatre practitioner with over 10 years of experience in the arts scene, Teater Kami’s latest production 28.8 follows the tale of a […]

Preview: Hope (Harap) [The Studios 2017]

“A badly decomposed corpse was found floating on Singapore River early this morning…” Teater Ekamatra rounds off The Studios’ 2017 season with Hope (Harap), with an adaptation of Haresh Sharma’s 1994 script […]