Timeless Tales – A Family Theatre Fest

Timeless Tales - A Family Theatre Fest
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Seven timeless tales retold with contemporary twists through seven short plays in English. A Family Theatre Festival for the entire family to enjoy. Featuring your favourite stories from English classics, Indian epics, Shakespeare, fairy tales, all-time hit Hollywood films, through to comedies, musicals, corporate drama, social mirrors, inspirational tales, mythology and more.

Featuring a 50-member multi-ethnic cast & crew hailing from 15 nationalities – including Singaporean, Chinese, Indian, Malay, British, Australian, Thai, Korean, Italian, Irish, Spanish, Taiwanese, American, South African – with the choicest talents handpicked from the most reputed theatre groups and acting schools of Singapore.

Content specially curated for all age groups 8-80 years. We have lined up something for everyone in the family!

For the youngsters with impressionable hearts:

Oliver with a Twist
Written by Jane Cafarella (Australia) & Directed by Susie Penrice Tyler
A humorous social mirror juxtaposing hunger vs our various food fetishes today.

Saving Charming – A Musical
Written & Directed by Anindita Ghosh from ArcLight Productions
Why should boys have all the fun? Feisty princesses will weave their own tales of valour.

Once Upon a Like – A Musical
Written & Directed by TJ Taylor, Luka Antony from Sing’Theatre
Social media has infiltrated the world of Fairy tales – can Fairy Godmother save the day?

For the adults seeking wholesome entertainment:

My Beer Lady
Adapted & Directed by Teresa Rodriguez Alvarado from Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity
A hilarious adaptation of My Fair Lady ensues when a man decides to marry what only dreams are made of!

O’Hello
Written by Dreamy Somani & Directed by Sonali Mehta
Shakespeare transcends into the world of corporate conspiracies & cyber espionage.

Greater Expectations
Written by Jane Cafarella (Australia) & Directed by Gavin Low
Ms Havisham’s mission of Estella breaking the hearts of men as vicarious revenge seems to be bearing fruit – but how!

For the wise & venerable seniors:

Puraan Residences
Written & Directed by Hemang Yadav
Like Galaxy apartments where all stars live, here’s an apartment inhabited by our favorite mythological characters – from Ramayan, Mahabharat and other timeless tales…

 


Event Information

Timeless Tales – A Family Theatre Fest

Start date: 25/1/19 0:00
End date: 27/1/19 23:59

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