Category: Preview

Preview: A Green Dot by A Little RAW (RAW Moves)

There’s a phenomenon known as guerilla gardening, where people begin gardening on patches of land they do not have the rights to cultivate. Even in a garden city like Singapore, there are times the grey cityscape gets to us, and it can be difficult to find a patch of green, and while guerilla gardening itself may

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Review: Journey To Nowhere (Southernmost – One Table Two Chairs Project 2018)

A well-executed, thought-provoking diatribe on the proposed future of local arts. As an “arts festival for the future”, experimental theatre company Emergency Stairs’ Southernmost – One Table Two Chairs Project 2018 naturally chooses to buck the trend of a typical arts festival, acting a critique of the usual and taking on an artist-driven, process-centric approach,

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Review: Fat Kids Are Harder To Kidnap X by How Drama

Joyous, unbridled celebration of Singaporean absurdities. Does the perfect, quintessentially Singaporean fringe show exist? This all-star edition of Fat Kids Are Harder To Kidnap certainly makes a strong case for that title. Celebrating ten years of existence, Fat Kids Are Harder To Kidnap X brings together 31 of the beloved act’s best sketches and playlets of all time,

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Singapore Writers Festival 2018: The Ghost In Your Head (Review)

A novel idea with flawed execution.  Immersive productions are all the rage these days, with audiences often demanding to experience art beyond the usual mediums. Naturally, one of these art forms would be literature, where one’s imagination is already subject to go wild as we visualise fantastic worlds and characters within their pages, and lends

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Singapore Writers Festival Director Yeow Kai Chai’s Final Edition Draws To A Close

After 10 days of exciting programmes, pop ups, local and international authors and new ways of engaging with literary arts, the 21st edition of the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) finally drew to a close last Sunday, after opening audiences up to the many worlds authors created and brought to life through their writing and thoughts.

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Neon Lights 2018: Final Acts A Worthy Conclusion To Another Great Festival On Day 3

Starting a little later than usual due to the downpour, festival goers were certainly not deterred as they streamed into Fort Gate to attend the final day of Neon Lights Festival 2018. As with the previous two days, the festival saw a phenomenal line-up of performers take to the stage to share the good vibes

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Neon Lights 2018: Rain No Dampener To Day 2 Of Exciting Acts

On day 2 of Neon Lights Festival 2018, the doors at Fort Gate burst wide open at 2pm for yet another round of incredible music acts from around the world. The day began with Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra headed up the Main Stage, breaking out onto stage with their modern take on the Afrobeat genre and charming audiences

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Preview: Marie & The Nutcracker by ANDSOFORTH

ANDSOFORTH has been having a bumper year of productions, from presenting an immersive topsy turvy world of fairy tales with Adventures In Grimmsneyland (and for kids) as well as a rather different, single room dinner affair held in a secret garden. This holiday season, they’ll be returning to yet another familiar tale, as they tackle E.T.A. Hoffman’s

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Neon Lights 2018: YUNA, Mantravine, Preetipls and More Get Festival Off To Roaring Start

The 2018 edition of Neon Lights opened with a psychedelic rush of colour and plenty of powerful performances on the first day. Held at Fort Canning Park, Singapore’s premier outdoor music and arts festival is easy to find, occupying an extended plot of land at Fort Gate as the park was transformed into the festival grounds,

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Preview: The Old Woman And The Ox by The Second Breakfast Company

Following their production of Goh Poh Seng’s The Moon Is Less Bright earlier this year, youth theatre company The Second Breakfast Company (2BCo) continues their mission of  championing local work and will be staging 20-year old playwright Isaiah Christopher Lee’s new play this November – The Old Woman and the Ox. Selected from a pool of over

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