WILD RICE is thrilled to present some of our most popular and beloved shows in the comfort of your living room. Over the next month, you’ll be able to enjoy some of Singapore’s very best theatre for free, with each title streaming on YouTube for one week.
We’d also love for you to join us for a live talkback every Thursday at 9pm. These post-show discussions are the perfect opportunity for artists and audiences to come together after sharing in a theatrical experience.
For those interested in exploring the plays at home, free educational packs will be available online. These will include in-depth articles, interviews and suggested activities for children and students.
So, while we’re all staying safe by staying home, let us entertain you!
Streaming from 22 May (Friday), 7.30pm to 7 June (Sunday), 11.59pm
Live Talkback: 28 May (Thursday), 9pm
For all his young life, Meng has dreamt of adventures beyond the confines of Emei Mountain. But, when he finally leaves home, he finds old secrets from his family’s past slithering to the surface. Full of heart, humour and home truths, Alfian Sa’at’s Mama White Snake stars Glen Goei and Ivan Heng in a celestial sister act. This is an epic musical adventure you don’t want to missssss!
Streaming from 20 May (Wednesday)
Bored by Circuit-Breaker? Missing friends and school? Max is too! In this educational video series perfect for children aged 5 and up, find out how – with the help of his friend, Jasmine – Max learns to identify, understand and manage his emotions as he rides out the last phase of Singapore’s Circuit-Breaker and prepares to go back to school.
Encore streaming from 15 May, 7.30pm SGT to 17 May, 11.59pm SGT.
Who is Emily Gan? Is she a heroine or a villain? A woman ahead of her time, or a woman trapped by tradition? Ivan Heng, directed by long-time collaborator Glen Goei, brings to life one of Singapore theatre’s most iconic and complex characters in this critically acclaimed, definitive production of Stella Kon’s classic play.
Streaming from 1 May (Friday), 7.30pm
Live Talkback: 7 May (Thursday), 9pm
Teck has just suffered a stroke that leaves him wheelchair-bound. When he insists on moving back home, Jenny, his no-nonsense daughter, hires a young Indonesian domestic worker, Yanti, to look after him. Darkly funny and profoundly moving, Thomas Lim’s Supervision examines the complicated dynamics of love, family and privacy in a Singapore where foreign workers have become our primary care-givers.
Streaming from 8 May (Friday), 7.30pm
Live Talkback: 14 May (Thursday), 9pm
When orphan Ah Tang runs away from home, he finds himself transported to a strange land where he befriends Wukong, Pigsy and Sandy. Together, the fearless foursome embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Winner of the 2015 Straits Times Life! Award for Production of the Year, Alfian Sa’at’s hilarious and heartwarming musical adaptation of the classic Chinese fantasy is perfect for the whole family!