9 - 13 August 2006
Drama Centre Theatre, Singapore
David Lee, NUS student and President of the Association of Students for Self Expression (ASS), takes it upon himself to launch The Campaign to Confer the Public Service Star on JBJ. His plucky project takes him on an amazing adventure with both expected and surprising twists and turns. Clara Tang, rising star of the Civil Service, is tasked to exercise damage control. In the most challenging mission of her career, she finds herself navigating the maze of New Singapore and Old Constraints.
Join us for a tongue-in-cheek look at the boundaries (perceived or otherwise) of fearless expression in Singapore! This fantastical account of an unlikely petition to publicly recognise an unsung hero unfolds into a wildly imaginative “what-if” exploration of possible official reactions!
Could this ever happen in Singapore? Remember, objects in the mirror might be closer than they appear.
CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
Playwright Eleanor Wong
Director Ivan Heng
Scenic Designer Ivan Heng
Lighting Designer Yo Shao Ann
Costume Designer Mothar Kassim
Hair & Wigs Ashley Lim
Production Manager BB Koh
Stage Manager Elnie Mashari
Producer Tony Trickett
Pam Oei as Clara Tang and other characters
Rodney Oliveiro as David Lee and other characters
"Rodney Oliveiro’s flawless imitation of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew’s distinctive accent gave the play a surreal shot of power."The Straits Times LIFE!
"Pam Oei was not just a tour de force but an entire ensemble unto herself."SPH Business Times
"One of the best satires of Singapore governance."The Flying Inkpot