Category: Theatre Companies

Running with Strippers 2017: Thou Shall Not by Cake

Fresh from their production of Being Haresh Sharma, Cake brings back the strange, cult affair that is Running with Strippers. Last seen in 2015 as part of their 10th Anniversary celebrations, Running with Strippers presents Cake at their weirdest, with some new collaborators along for the ride. Spawned from an extension of their experimental Decimal Points series, Running with Strippers takes the form

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Review: Main² by Teater Ekamatra (Pesta Raya 2017)

When one thinks of Hari Raya, one thinks of tasty ketupats, pasar malams and LED lights outside houses of those celebrating this joyous occasion. It’s almost impossible to link it to issues such as drugs, incest, rape and domestic violence. But for Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit, no issue is too dark to bare on stage in Main².   Commissioned

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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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Preview: Grandmother Tongue by W!ld Rice

Missed out on W!ld Rice’s 2016 Theatre Festival smash hit Grandmother Tongue? Never fear, this September, they’re bringing it back to the stage, and this time, for an entire month! Written and directed by Thomas Lim in his professional playwriting debut, Grandmother Tongue wowed audiences with its tender and moving story about family, language and identity. Taking inspiration

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Review: FRAGO by Checkpoint Theatre

National Service in Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, making it a perfect time to churn out army-themed plays that reflect on its history. Checkpoint Theatre has started the ball rolling with FRAGO, which may use the image of the Armed Forces, but is an altogether quite different kettle of fish. FRAGO centres on

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Preview: M1 Chinese Theatre Festival 2017 by The Theatre Practice

The M1 Chinese Theatre returns for the 6th year this August, as The Theatre Practice once again focuses on bringing a diverse selection of Chinese works to intimate performances onstage, and gathering regional artists from Taiwan, Malaysia and China to expound on various important themes and messages for audiences from all walks of life. As

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Preview: THE JAM – A Pangdemonium Fundraiser

Psst, are you a fan of Pangdemonium’s shows? We are, and we have great news for you: Pangdemonium will be bringing four of their favourite singers together this September for a one night only musical extravaganza! Headlined by Pangdemonium alumni Nathan Hartono, Sam Willows frontman Benjamin Kheng, indie darling Inch Chua and 2017 Life! Theatre

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Review: Being Haresh Sharma by The Necessary Stage in Collaboration with Cake

When one thinks of The Necessary Stage, it’s nearly impossible not to think of a production that was based off Resident Playwright Haresh Sharma’s scripts. Having been with the company since its humble beginnings in 1987, Sharma and TNS are inseparable, and Being Haresh Sharma celebrates both the man and the many scripts and unforgettable characters he’s

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Boeing Boeing Goes Pink: Support the Freedom to Love with W!ld Rice

In conjunction with Pink Dot 2017 happening this Saturday, 1st July, W!LD Rice is offering a very special PINK discount for this weekend’s matinee performances of Boeing Boeing! Individuals who turn up at the Victoria Theatre in pink on 1st and 2nd July from 2pm will enjoy 20% off tickets to the 3pm matinee shows on the two days. In addition, to show their

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