It’s been so exciting for us to watch the dream that is our new home come true: transforming brick by brick, and beam by beam, into reality. Now, the stage is almost set, and we are raring to put on a show!
Theatres are complicated, living buildings. Prior to our official opening in September, we have programmed a special Housewarming Season to test the two theatres in our complex. This critical phase will ensure everything works effectively, not only for the artists, but also for you – our audiences.
We hope you will join us in our new home: come experience a show in our theatres and, as part of our first audiences, help us build a groundbreaking new theatre for Singapore.
We kick off the season with ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN/SOMETHING MUST HAPPEN, directed and written by Edith Podesta in collaboration with Young & WILD. Inventively inaugurating our Studio Theatre, this production celebrates the possibilities of theatre in a thrilling showcase of tomorrow’s talent.
In The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre, we are excited to bring back three hits from Singapore Theatre Festival 2018, all of which played to sold-out houses and left many clamouring for tickets.
Alfian Sa’at’s An Actress Prepares is a thought-provoking love letter to the power of theatre that stars Siti Khalijah Zainal in a tour-de-force performance. Next, Pam Oei tells all in Faghag, a hilarious cabaret about the gay men in her life, shining a spotlight on Singapore’s marginalised LGBTQ community. And finally, Thomas Lim’s searingly incisive Supervision zooms in on issues we all eventually have to face: the fact of growing old, and how we care for our ageing population.
We hope you’ll enjoy this incredible season of plays, and we look forward to welcoming you to our new home!
IVAN HENG TONY TRICKETT
Founding Artistic Director Executive Director