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Posts tagged “Alex Chua

A Little Conviction

Posted on 28 November 2013

Venue : The Canvas

Facebook : Electric Minds Project

Listing : FB event page

Twitter : @electricminds

Hashtag : #alittleconvictionemp

Electric Minds Project takes on the story of boy meets girl (and gets engagement ring) with A Little Conviction, Jody Lancaster’s newest comedy about the war of the sexes and the great eternal mystery of what women want from men. The play features Ostella Adam, Karynn Tan, Alvin Looi and Tan Meng Kheng, and is directed by Alex Chua. Audience members can immerse themselves in the play, as there will be no audience seating — the performance will happen around you, and you get to choose who or what you want to watch.* Evening shows: 27–30 Nov , 8.30pm (RM38 full price, RM33 Adults under 30, RM23 concessions) Matinee shows: 30 Nov – 1 Dec, 3.30pm (RM23 flat rate) Ticket deals: Buy 4 Get…

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Really, where is Ruby Moon?

Posted on 7 March 2013

Christopher Ling has good taste in scripts. His credits boast shows that are intelligent, questioning and quite daring. They do not fall into what we euphemistically call the accessible canon, and Mr. Ling is pretty hip to the exciting new theatre out there — I don’t think there’s been a LaChiusa musical staged even in Singapore. In line with the rest of his plays, Ruby Moon has an excellent script. It is a highly stylised exploration of grief and loss as experienced by Ray and Sylvie Moon, who are trying to cope with the disappearance of their child Ruby. They continue to live in the same house, hoping she might return and immersing themselves in rituals they’ve created to keep their daughter in their…

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