Uploaded on Jun 30, 2011
Organised by The Theatre Practice, the first Chinese Theatre Festival leaps forth this August, showcasing a slew of Chinese language theatre productions from Singapore and the Asian region. Local audience can look forward to performances of different genres, skills and techniques. This multicultural festival plays host to some of the best Chinese productions from Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, offering a fine opportunity to unveil the beauty of Chinese Theatre.
Our inaugural festival presents to you an array of Chinese performing arts programmes :
1)Tell Tales Sing Songs is a musical concert that lets you enjoy emotion-stirring tunes from five musicals in a single performance. Sing along with friends to the melodious tunes of popular local Mandarin musicals!
2) The Happy Prince, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's famous short story, is retold with the use of rod puppets from Czech Republic. Come with your family and let the story capture the hearts of both children and adults alike!
3) Am I Crying presents a fresh interpretation of the beloved Chinese folklore of Lady Meng Jiang, whose tears brought down The Great Wall. Be enthralled by the use of fascinating giant pop-up books and paper puppets in the performance.
4) The Story After Ah Q is a devised theatre piece based on Chinese writer Lu Xun's best loved work! Open up your minds and revel in a tragicomedy of mind-boggling dimensions and playful deviations.
Step out boldly with us as we experiment beyond the limits of creativity and wonder in our 'magical' black box space. Be part of our Chinese Theatre Festival, together with family and friends!
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