Category: Drama Centre

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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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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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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The Great Wall: An Interview with Stars Jeon Na-Young and Nathan Hartono

The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey marks new company Glowtape Productions’ very first production in the local theatre scene, but its members are certainly no amateurs. Written by Life! Theatre Award winning playwright Jean Tay (Everything But The Brain, Boom), The Great Wall is a new musical inspired by the Chinese legend of Meng Jiang Nu, whose

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Being Haresh Sharma: The Necessary Stage Celebrates Resident Playwright In New Production

The Necessary Stage celebrates Haresh Sharma’s entire body of work in a new play performed by some of their most memorable collaborators.  After celebrating their 30th Anniversary with restagings of various plays, how can The Necessary Stage not celebrate the writer himself? That’s where Being Haresh Sharma comes in, an all new production based on Haresh’s various

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Preview: Army Daze 2

  In 2012, Michael Chiang’s Army Daze celebrated its 25th anniversary with a new production directed by Beatrice Chia-Richmond which received a sold-out run. Five years on, Chiang has decided that it’s time to update the now thirty year old script by writing an all new sequel: Army Daze 2.  Premiering in August 2017, the all-new play tracks

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Review: TANGO by Pangdemonium

2017 is a year of great fear and trepidation. Surrounded by an uncertain political climate tending towards conservatism, it’s easy to make the claim that nothing is sacred anymore, and immediately attack institutions undergoing great change. In conservative Singapore, homosexuality still doesn’t sit well with a good number of citizens, with controversy arising from even family

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Preview: TANGO by Pangdemonium!

For the first time since their inception, Pangdemonium! will be presenting an original play – TANGO by acclaimed local playwright Joel Tan! Receiving its world premiere in May, TANGO was inspired by true events from the blog “4 Relative Strangers” by James Williams, the pseudonym for the real Koh-Waites who outraged a Chinese restaurant in Singapore who couldn’t

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Review: Laojiu The Musical by The Theatre Practice

First written by Chinese theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun as a play, Lao Jiu has since seen 2 more revivals in 2005 and 2012, reincarnated as a showstopping musical. This time around, The Theatre Practice returns with a new staging of the hit show, and boy were we glad we managed to catch it. Lao Jiu (Sugie

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Review: Those Who Can’t, Teach by The Necessary Stage

Over the last 30 years, The Necessary Stage has established itself as one of the foremost Singaporean theatre companies, producing seminal works that send across a strong social message, thanks to the work of Alvin Tan and Haresh Sharma. Of their productions, Those Who Can’t, Teach stands out as one of their classics. Originally staged in

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