Weekly Picks: Singapore (14 – 20 May 2018)

Pissed Julie by Nine Years Theatre, KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 17 – 20 May

Nine Years Theatre’s rendition of August Strindberg’s Mies Julie brings the 19th century European tale head to head with the concerns of 21st century post-colonial Asian cities. This production is born from a collaboration between the Singaporean theatre company and Macau Arts Festival 2018. It is translated, adapted and directed by artistic director Nelson Chia, and features a cast and crew from Macau and Singapore. Past and present meld together within a realist storyline in this contemporary adaptation of classic theatre. Find out more here.

A Walked Line Can Never Be Erased by Amanda Heng, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, 10 – 27 May

A Walked Line Can Never Be Erased is a showcase of documentation of and artistic responses to happenings that Amanda Heng presented as part of M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2018: Let’s Walk. These include the durational (and literally titled) performance I Walk From The South To The North (September 2017). More information here.

Weekly Picks Singapore 14 20 May 2018

Missing, Centre 42, 18 – 20 May

A choreoplay of love, family and memories, MISSING brings to you stories that are only too familiar. A girl’s relationship crumbles and she is forced to delve into the events of her past, good and bad. The cast of MISSING poses a question to its audience: What do you remember? More information on Eventbrite.

ArtScience Late: i’m willing – a performance project by ila, ArtsScience Museum Inspiration Gallery, 17 May, 7pm

This performance work by visual and performance artist ila examines the portrayals of gender in films, and considers how perpetuating tropes render gender dynamics in society and gender-based violence as normative.

A project in collaboration with Marla Bendini, Suhaili Safari and Kin Chui.

Find out more on Facebook.

Pioneer Passages: Goh Poh Seng, Method Productions and the Second Breakfast Company, 16 May, 8pm

Pioneer Passages is a dramatized reading platform of scripts by writers who have shaped the world of theatre, TV and film. This edition features the works of Singaporean literary pioneer, Goh Poh Seng. It’s presented by Method Productions in collaboration with The Second Breakfast Company.

More information on the Haque Centre of Acting and Creativity website here.

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