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Category: Teater Ekamatra

Review: Projek Suitcase 2018 by Teater Ekamatra

An assortment of short monodramas reflecting on what it means to live – and die. Teater Ekamatra’s site-specific Projek Suitcase series follows a simple poor theatre format – one actor performs a […]

Preview: Projek Suitcase 2018 by Teater Ekamatra

Ending off their 30th anniversary celebrations, Teater Ekamatra completes their season with a brand new edition of Projek Suitcase this December! Created by the company in 2003, Projek Suitcase adopted a […]

Review: Tiger of Malaya by Teater Ekamatra

Interrogating history through a filmic lens. There’s a saying that history is written by the victors, leaving plenty of warped accounts and representations scattered throughout media. Singapore, of course, isn’t […]

Preview: Tiger of Malaya by Teater Ekamatra

After a mad July spent taking charge of the 2018 Singapore Theatre Festival as festival co- artistic director, playwright Alfian Sa’at returns to the Singapore theatre scene proper with a brand […]

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: 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: 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: 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 […]

Preview: Esplanade’s The Studios: Margins

The Esplanade’s 2017 Season of the Studios is titled Margins, and will feature four plays by The Necessary Stage’s Haresh Sharma, as various other artists tackle his long and illustrious […]