Category: SRT

Preview: Nursery Crimes by SRT’s The Little Company

Remember reciting nursery rhymes like Humpty Dumpty or Old King Cole? Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Little Company is about to let you relive all of that and put a fresh take on them with their new show – Nursery Crimes. Nursery Crimes follows a girl named Polly Piper who, bored out of her wits, laments being “anywhere

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Review: The Fall by The Young Company

A number of potential stars emerge from the latest batch of SRT’s The Young Company. First performed by the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain in 2016, the Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Young Company takes on James Fritz’s The Fall for their graduation showcase. Directed by Daniel Jenkins, The Fall follows the life of a man in three acts as

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Review: Cat In The Hat by SRT’s The Little Company

A fun romp through the illustrated world of Dr Seuss Based off the timeless children’s book of the same name by Dr. Seuss, the Singapore Repertory Theatre has brought back National Theatre’s stage adaptation of The Cat In The Hat, now faithfully reproduced by The Little Company and translated into Mandarin. Known as a witty haven of

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Preview: The Fall by The Young Company

Following two years of training across all forms and aspect of theatre, Singapore Repertory Theatre’s (SRT) latest batch of The Young Company trainees are set to graduate this August, culminating in a graduation showcase performance of James Fritz’s The Fall. First performed by the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain at the Finborough Theatre, London in

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Review: Shakespeare In The Park – Julius Caesar by Singapore Repertory Theatre

Singapore Repertory Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park makes a triumphant return after a year’s absence. In a world filled with crazed presidents and a turbulent political climate, Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s tale of brutal governors and despotic leaders, takes on more significance than ever. In SRT’s modern take on the play, the script has remained largely loyal to the Bard’s

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An Interview with Ghafir Akbar and Julie Wee of SRT’s Julius Caesar

Friends, Singaporeans, Countrymen, lend us your ears. The Singapore Repertory Theatre’s long awaited revival of Shakespeare in the Park is upon us at last this May, bringing with it a remarkably modern take on Julius Caesar, with acclaimed Malaysian actress Jo Kukathas taking on the titular role in a genderbent twist. Beset by a world of uneasy

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The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time: An Interview with Joshua Jenkins

In the National Theatre’s stellar touring production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, actor Joshua Jenkins leads the cast as fifteen year old Christopher Boone. A graduate from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Joshua’s role as “a mathematician with some behavioural difficulties” is both physically and emotionally demanding, and

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Review: National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time by The National Theatre

Style reigns supreme in this technically brilliant adaptation of Mark Haddon’s breakthrough novel. In National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time, three pieces of chalk are used in every single performance, with two spares on standby. Adrian Sutton’s opening music is counts out a 2-3-5-7 rhythm based off prime number sequences. 115 props

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The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night Time: An Interview With SRT Managing Director Charlotte Nors

The Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) is no stranger to bringing in some of the absolute best works from all around the world, ranging from superstars such as Ian McKellan in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s King Lear, to Peter Brook’s stunning The Suit. This year, together with the Esplanade, they’re bringing in one of the most critically and commercially acclaimed

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Review: The Nightingale by SRT’s The Little Company

The power of friendship is told through song and puppetry in this fun restaging of a Hands Christian Andersen classic.  How do we encourage a community that knows how to appreciate the arts? By starting them young of course. And SRT’s The Little Company knows how best to contribute to that, with a restaging of The

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