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Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Checkpoint Theatre is delighted to present an electrifying new production, Thick Beats for Good Girls. Written and performed by performance-poet Pooja Nansi (Singapore) and award-winning playwright Jessica Bellamy (Australia), Thick Beats asks a ton of questions about the balancing act that is being a woman, an ethnic or religious minority, and—God forbid—a hip-hop enthusiast. Directed...

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The Nightingale [Theatre Review]

The Nightingale [Theatre Review]

This March holiday, bring your little ones to watch a beautiful play from the captivating story The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. This story teaches children to treasure their friendships and to have courage to seek their dreams. Set in Imperial China, the Emperor of China seeks to find out what the best thing about...

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[Review] Public Enemy

Directed by acclaimed local director Glen Goei, Public Enemy (playing in Victoria Theatre from 9th to 25th April 2015) is an adaptation of Norwegian masterpiece An Enemy of the People. Despite having being written over a hundred years ago by Henrik Ibsen, the central conflicts of the story still hold true today. Starring the versatile Ivan...

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[Review] NUANSA ’13: Dance of the Earth

[Review] NUANSA ’13: Dance of the Earth

“It just so happens, the biggest sob story…is me.” The catchy and comical lyric of Sob Story – a theme song from the musical production NUANSA ’13: Dance of the Earth (DOTE) is still playing in the mind of audience and crew alike, days after the spectacular performance at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) Hall....

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[Interview] me, now by NUS Stage

[Interview] me, now by NUS Stage

me, now is a Double Bill by NUS Stage that features ‘Period Play’ by Yen Lin, and ‘Kopi Culture Kosong’ by Jenny Rays. Before the play opens next week, The Ridge finds out more from the playwrights about the production. Interview with Yen Lin, the Scriptwriter of ‘Period Play’ Could you provide me with a...