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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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The Bee Project

Posted on 12 December 2012

According to TerryandTheCuz “The characters are fleshed out, the plot is developed. Even Jo Kukathas would be pleased.” So goes one of the lines in The Bee Project, a collaborative site-specific theatre production by TerryandTheCuz; co-designed with Australian-based The Rubix Cube and co-written with Martin Blum. A simple glance shows this is a male-dominated team, and this production draws much from the realm of straight male fantasies and shoot-em-ups (feminists be warned). The premise of the show seemed simple enough: step into The Bee cafe at Publika for a meal, while a whodunit play takes place around you. Opening Sequence: Bang Bang Warning placards on the tables warn diners of coarse language, high-level violence, simulated sex, and that they may be required to move…

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