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Sanctuary by The Necessary Stage and HANCHU-YUEI

November 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until November 12, 2017

$28 – $36

THE NECESSARY STAGE & HANCHU-YUEI

PRESENT

 

SANCTUARY

 

A terminally ill woman hires a digital legacy company to record video greetings for her children to watch long after she is gone.

 

In our technologically accelerating world, this scenario of social media legacy planning has become a reality. In the digitised future, memories can be made immortal. Our data can be turned into bots. Protests can happen from the comforts of our own homes. Humans, androids and robots are all adrift in cyberspace.

 

The Necessary Stage continues its 30th anniversary season with another provocative work—Sanctuary, an international collaboration with HANCHU-YUEI, one of Tokyo’s most innovative theatre companies.

 

It presents assorted characters—from social media influencers to virtual personal assistants—through the lens of hot-button issues of the day such as surveillance, alternative fact and post-life.

 

Sanctuary investigates the fragility of the human condition, at a time when technology is eroding our humanity. We are the data, but the data is never ours.

 

Playwrights: Haresh Sharma & Suguru Yamamoto

Directors: Alvin Tan & Suguru Yamamoto

Dramaturg: Ken Takiguchi

Sound: Bani Haykal

Visuals: Kazuki Takakura

Performers: Audrey Luo, Ellison Tan Yuyang, Fumi Kumakawa, Mikie Tanaka,  Kan Fukuhara, Sachiro Nomoto, Yazid Jalil

 

Dates

1 – 4 & 8 – 11 November 2017, 8pm

4 – 5 & 11 – 12 November 2017, 3pm

 

Venue

The Necessary Stage Black Box

 

Tickets

$36 | $28*

* Concessions for Students, NSF, senior citizens & PWD card holders

 

Get your tickets now at

SISTIC Website: www.sistic.com.sg

SISTIC Hotline: 6348 5555 and

SISTIC Authorised Agents islandwide.

 

For school, group and corporate booking offers, please contact The Necessary Stage at (65) 6440 8115 or via email at admin@necessary.org.

Details

Date:
November 1, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$28 – $36
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
http://necessary.org/index.php/main-season#upcoming

Organizers

The Necessary Stage
HANCHU-YUEI