Umi Kalthum Ismail makes her Singapore Theatre Festival debut as Yanti – a domestic helper in Supervision. She chats with us about putting herself in her character’s shoes and how this play hits close to home.
Ivan Heng is pulling triple duty! What excites him as Co-Artistic Director of Singapore Theatre Festival 2018? And what it’s like directing two brand-new plays – Tan Tarn How’s Press Gang and Pam Oei’s Faghag – at the same time?
Alfian Sa’at’s voice can be heard throughout the 2018 Singapore Theatre Festival. He chats with us about programming this year’s exciting line-up of new works and how he's helped to bring these new works from the page to the stage.
The Sungei Road Market was closed for good in July 2017. Where have its vendors gone? What have they – and we – lost in the process? How will their stories come to life in the Singapore Theatre Festival?
Companies like W!LD RICE and Pangdemonium have been working with Sign Language Interpreters from SADeaf to make their shows more accessible to the Deaf. Teo Zhi Xiong chats with us about what it takes to interpret performances, and why it matters.
A year ago, Thomas Lim’s aunt installed cameras in her house to keep tabs on her foreign domestic helpers. He shares with us how that act of surveillance unnerved him, but also inspired him to write about privacy and trust in his new play, Supervision.