Category: Drama Centre Black Box

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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Review: Provenance by Autopoetics

A well-paced, tightly scripted first outing for Autopoetics. Founded by local arts educators Chelsea Crothers, Laura Hayes and Maiya Murphy, Autopoetics is the latest theatre collective to arrive on our scene, making their bold debut with an original once act play – Provenance.  Written by Hayes, Provenance opens on the home of Alice (Hayes), an obsessive hoarder living

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Review: Bulan Madu – A Double Bill by Teater Ekamatra

Two plays that discuss issues of identity, trauma, and loss.  A state of pure bliss and peace is what comes to mind when thinking of the word ‘honeymoon’. Yet as wonderful as it is, a honeymoon is also defined by its temporal nature, the calm before the storm of marital strife and uncertainty in the

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Teater Ekamatra’s Bulan Madu: An Interview with Actors Adib Kosnan and Munah Bagharib

This week, as part of Malay CultureFest 2018, Teater Ekamatra will be presenting a double bill of Malay plays by playwright Alfian Sa’at, both of which received rave reviews when they played across Singapore and Malaysia. Taking on the combined title Bulan Madu (literally ‘honeymoon’), both Anak Bulan di Kampong Wa’ Hassan and Madu Dua explore quintessential issues of the

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Preview: Bulan Madu – A Double Bill by Teater Ekamatra

Teater Ekamatra celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, and the number of productions they’re putting up just doesn’t seem to stop. This October, as part of Malay CultureFest 2018, they’ll be putting up a double bill of two of playwright Alfian Sa’at’s Malay plays, both of which have received rave reviews when they played across

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Preview: Provenance by Autopoetics

This October, SOTA, NAFA and NUS teachers Chelsea Crothers, Laura Hayes and Maiya Murphy are coming together to form Autopoetics, as the three physical theatre practitioners debut onto the scene with a brand new performance – Provenance.  The concept behind Provenance was when Laura Hayers devised the idea of a (play)box, mixing and curating objects, images, sounds and

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Review: Because it’s Fun by The Fool Theatre

Bullying comes in all forms, and at times, in the most surprising of ways. Far too often, it is children and teenagers who are crueler than adults, not realising the extent of their actions done ‘because it’s fun’. New theatre company The Fool Theatre (TFT) debuts onto our local scene with a brand new, original

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The Fool Theatre’s Because it’s Fun: An Interview with Director Xavier Kang and Actress Audrey Luo

The Fool Theatre (TFT) is the newest company on the block to join our ever growing local arts scene. Founded by Xavier Kang and Tung Ka Wai, TFT debuts this weekend with their inaugural production – an original script titled Because Its Fun! Written by Tung Ka Wai, Because Its Fun is set in a local

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Preview: Because it’s Fun by The Fool Theatre

Founded by Xavier Kang and Tung Ka Wai, The Fool Theatre is the latest theatre company to sweep into town, set to debut with their inaugural production this October! A multilingual theatre company, The Fool Theatre believes in the construction of one’s own cultural identity beyond the languages we speak, utilising original scripts or localised adaptations

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Coffee with Rishi Budhrani: Cannot Means Cannot

Even though comedian Rishi Budhrani has been on the comedy scene for several years now, certainly one of the fastest rising stars, he admits he still feels a little trepidation about his upcoming show. “I still get scared,” he says over a cup of coffee at Stamping Ground. “Thinking about it sometimes, it lights a

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