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“Forked” by Jo Tan: Shapeshifting Identities

By Bernice Lee  (722 words, 5-minute read) Jo Tan’s first full-length play Forked hits plenty of right notes. High energy, uncomfortably honest and deliberately racist, it’s funny because it’s true. In spite of its great momentum however, the play’s pace…

“Forked”: An Asian Crisis

By Isaac Lim (676 words, 6-minute read) Jeanette Peh promotes herself as a ‘star’, with ‘over 500 followers’ on her ‘Stage Whispers’ YouTube channel which promises straight-up, no-holds-barred confessions. Is that the reality, or is she just a wannabe? Jo…

“Attempts: Singapore”: Game On

Spoiler Alert: If you’re planning to experience the mystery and suspense of Attempts: Singapore, read only after you’ve attended the performance. By Richard Chung In a world of innovative theatrical experiences, you often come across too many that scrimp on either…

“Attempts: Singapore”: Let The Games Begin

Spoiler Alert: If you’re planning to experience the mystery and suspense of Attempts: Singapore, read only after you’ve attended the performance. By Teo Dawn (650 words, 5-minute read) Attempts: Singapore by Rei Poh is a participatory piece of theatre inspired by…

“Attempts: Singapore”: An Uncertain Attempt

Spoiler Alert: If you’re planning to experience the mystery and suspense of Attempts: Singapore, read only after you’ve attended the performance. By Jocelyn Chng (518 words, 4-minute read) Most performances in Singapore keep the audience in their place, passively sitting and…