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Preview: Blue Elephant Theatre’s Winter Season 2018

LONDON – This holiday, the snow won’t bother you as you settle in to Camberwell’s top theatre for a season’s worth of exciting, original theatre presented by Blue Elephant Theatre. Providing creative opportunities to those who need it most as they work with schools and emerging artists, this season’s lineup again showcases the spectrum of

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Pangdemonium’s Peter and the Starcatcher: An Interview with Tracie Pang, Adrian Pang and Carina McWhinnie

Pangdemonium returns for their final production of the season this September with a far lighter show than their usual fare – the Singaporean premiere of five-time Tony Award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher! Based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s novel of the same name, itself a prequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, Peter and the

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Preview: Peter and the Starcatcher by Pangdemonium

With a heartbreaking opener in the form of The Father and a fiercely current re-run of Dragonflies, Pangdemonium ends off its 2018 season with something a little less melancholic – the Singaporean premiere of the five time Tony Award winning play Peter and the Starcatcher. Written by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Baker, Peter and

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Review: Dragonflies by Pangdemonium (2018)

Strong performances from returning cast members’ chemistry keeps Dragonflies in flight.  Receiving critical acclaim at the Life! Theatre Awards after it premiered at the 2017 Singapore International Festival of the Arts, Pangdemonium’s Dragonflies has flown back for a second outing just 8 months later as part of their main season, with half the cast changed and an

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Pangdemonium’s Dragonflies: An Interview with Cast Members Adrian Pang, Elizabeth Morse and Jamil Schulze

In a little over a week, Pangdemonium returns with their second production of the year, following the incredible production of The Father in March. This time, they’ll be restaging their multiple Life! Theatre Award Winning original production Dragonflies by Stephanie Street. First staged at the 2017 Singapore International Festival of the Arts, Dragonflies follows the story of Singaporean man Leslie, as he

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Preview: Dragonflies by Pangdemonium

In the not so distant future, storms will rage and civilisation itself will be sent into disarray. As the world begins to collapse, one man finds himself at a crossroads, his once happy family torn asunder with a single death, plummeting him into a spiral of one tragedy after another… Following its premiere run at

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Review: The Islands and the Whales dir. Mike Day

Located midway between Norway and Iceland, the Faroe Islands are a sight to behold, and home to a glorious history of folklore and hunting. Inhabited by only about 50,000 people, Mike Day’s documentary The Islands and the Whales takes a close look at how climate change has irrevocably changed the islanders’ lives, forcing them to abandon old

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Review: The Third Murder dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda

Hirokazu Kore-eda is best known as a master of the intimate Japanese family drama, with slow burns of films like Nobody Knows and After The Storm. In his latest outing, The Third Murder changes up the formula a little, focusing instead on a legal thriller that has as many twists and turns as a typical film noir. Directed and written

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Review: Teater Normcore by Ridhwan Saidi (Kuala Lumpur)

Dark humour is rife in these riveting playlets that highlight social issues. KUALA LUMPUR – The term normcore stems from an anti-fashion movement that revolves around purposefully choosing to wear plain, unremarkable clothing. But in the two plays that make up writer Ridhwan Saidi’s Teater Normcore Double Bill, these initially normal looking settings quickly give

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Review: Mama White Snake by W!ld Rice

It’s the end of the year, and frankly, it’s been a long one, one that’s left us somewhat drained, a little emotional, and wanting a break. It’s times like these you want to watch a show that’s entertaining, yet mature enough in its ambition to strike an emotional chord. Thankfully, Mama White Snake is just the right

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