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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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Hello Goodbye: A Review

Say what you want about the overused boy-meets-girl cliché, but Hello Goodbye is an undeniably worthwhile romantic comedy. For starters, the restaged play had previously sold out at the Hampstead theatre in London. The story chronicles two acts (both set in the same self-contained apartment): a chance meeting of a couple over a housing mix-up, and their…

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VISION: More Than a Magic Show

VISION isn’t just a magic show, it’s an illusion theatre performance. This is what Priscilla Khong, who stars alongside her father Lawrence Khong, tells me. “Think of it as Phantom of the Opera meets David Copperfield: there is an intricate storyline and plot that is seamlessly merged with the illusions.” Featuring Singapore’s only professional illusionist…

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[Review] The Suit

The collaboration of Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay and Singapore Repertory Theatre brought to the local art’s scene the three titans of theatre: Peter Brook – the Godfather of Western theatre, Yukio Ninagawa – the Godfather of Asian theatre, and Simon McBurney – arguably the most influential director in the UK – and with them, three of…

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[Review] Atomic Jaya

  Atomic Jaya, a politically satirical and comedic play centered around the hypothetical situation of Malaysia deciding to build an atomic bomb was brilliantly executed and the myriad of characters, exemplifying every single stereotype available was ridiculously entertaining and had audiences hooting with laughter. Doing away with physical identity markers, the sheer versatility of Karen…

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