Category: Theatre

Preview: Voices of the Amazon by Base Entertainment Asia

The creators of the Grammy-nominated sell-out UK show INALA are back with a new show! Base Entertainment Asia and Sisters Grimm present the Asian premiere of Voices of the Amazon this July – a passionate, magical dance musical exploring the impact of deforestation and the importance of sustainability. Set within the Brazilian rainforest, Voices of the Amazon follows Beleza,

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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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Review: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017

It never ceases to amaze us how time and time again, Australia is able to produce a seemingly endless supply of good comedians each year when the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) Roadshow rolls around. Perhaps it has something to do with that cheeky Aussie spirit, where anything goes and no subject goes unturned without

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Preview: Last of Their Generation by Bhumi Collective

After their well-received run of Every Brilliant Thing this year, Singapore-based company Bhumi Collective is bringing an all new show to premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it all started for the company. Inspired by the many solo-shows he watched at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, Bhumi Collective’s Joint Artistic Director Mohamad Shaifulbahri will be taking to

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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: The Great Wall by Glowtape Productions + Ticket Giveaway!

How far is one willing to go for love? Would you cross the entire length of China on foot, or tear down a wall? According to Glowtape Productions’ debut production The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey, that’s precisely how deep the love between Chinese folktale heroine Meng Jiang Nu and scholar Fang Qi Liang was.  Part

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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: The Great Wall by Glowtape Productions (Stand to win tickets!)

All new theatre company Glowtape Productions bursts onto the scene with their debut production, The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey. Stay tuned to the end of this post to win tickets to the show! Behind The Great Wall lies an all star production team and cast. Local award-winning playwright Jean Tay (Everything But The Brain, Boom) makes a

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