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Theatre review: Tribes

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Theatre review: Tribes

May 25
Deaf people get heard in Pangdemonium’s pitch-perfect production
Theatre review: Singapura The Musical

Theatre review: Singapura The Musical

SINGAPORE — Creator and composer Ed Gatchalian’s Singapura: The Musical is two and half hours of one seemingly unrelated story tacked on to another, and — to be absolutely frank...

Gallery: Art review: Vernacula_

Art review: Vernacula_

SINGAPORE — The 50th anniversary of the Republic continues to serve as a lightning rod for artists, curators and institutions alike to reflect, meditate and speculate about our...

Theatre review: The Tempest

Theatre review: The Tempest

SINGAPORE — Like it has been in every single Shakespeare In The Park production that Singapore Repertory Theatre has put up, the set for The Tempest is quite a sight. Towering...

Gallery: Art review: After Utopia

Art review: After Utopia

SINGAPORE — In 1516, the philosopher Thomas More coined the word “utopia” to describe an idealised society living on an island. He could not have predicted that, nearly half a...

Theatre review: Public Enemy

Theatre review: Public Enemy

SINGAPORE — Could it be that W!ld Rice, which has long been known for highly entertaining comedies doubling up as social and political allegories, has grown tired of simply...

Theatre review: Normal

Theatre review: Normal

SINGAPORE — It says something about a society when a seemingly harmless, neutral-sounding word like “normal” strikes fear in the hearts of the young or elicits disapproving...

Gallery: Art review: Simryn Gill: Hugging the Shore

Art review: Simryn Gill: Hugging the Shore

SINGAPORE — Even before you get to grips with the actual work in what’s billed as Singapore-born Simryn Gill’s first major solo exhibition in South-east Asia, the NTU Centre for...

Theatre review: Tartuffe

Theatre review: Tartuffe

SINGAPORE — The French playwright Moliere’s comedy play Tartuffe undoubtedly offers much food for thought these days. A critique of religious hypocrisy written in the 17th...

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