The Studios 2018

Esplanade Presents The Studios: Between Living and Dying

If life is fleeting and death is certain, how do we make our days count?
Over five productions, The Studios invites us to confront this question in our everyday.

In this year’s series, Esplanade takes on the theme “Between Living and Dying”  and presents a showcase of deep and thought-provoking works by five female creators: Edith Podesta, Faith Ng, Kaylene Tan, Michelle Tan, and Zizi Azah.

Have a listen to our podcast interview with Edith Podesta, Faith Ng, Kaylene Tan, Michelle Tan, to learn more about the productions, the creation process, the inspirations.


A Good Death, written by Faith Ng, performed by Karen Tan, and directed by Chen Yingxuan, runs from March 29 to April 1. Tickets on Sistic here.

In the Silence of Your Heart, written and directed by Kaylene Tan, featuring Jalyn Han, Tan Hui Er and Lim Kay Tong, runs from April 5 to 8. Tickets on Sistic here.

I am trying to say something true, written by Michelle Tan, performed by Ellison Tan, and directed by T Sasitharan, runs from April 12 to 15. Tickets on Sistic here.

Leda and the Rage, written and directed Edith Podesta, and performed by herself and Jeremiah Choy, runs from April 26 to 29.  Tickets on Sistic here.

How did the Cat Get so Fat written by Zizi Azah, performed by Siti Khalijah, and directed by Tan Beng Tian, runs from April 19 to 22. Tickets on Sistic here.

Read more here.

This post is sponsored by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay.

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