Welcome to MEDEA The journey to this moment where we now share in The Substation Theatre has been a relentless one. It began 18 month’s ago in a room upstairs with me trying to put to words, and question, why theatre matters. That question brought me to Bangkok to meet Tua Pradit Prasartthong, who showed […]Read more "MEDEA: Director’s Note"
If you’ve been following my instagram @shouchentan, you might have seen the influx of numerous pictures with the hashtage #rulesfotham. For the past month, I’ve had the privilege to create my own sit-com character for the original series to air on Mediacorp Ch 5’s Must See Tuesdays slot in January 2014. Prime time here I […]Read more "Rules of Tham: I have my own sit-com!"
It’s the end of the year so which means it’s time for another Teater Ekamatra production that promises to be incisive. This weekend come watch Zizi Azah’s, who was recently awarded the NAC Young Artist Award (You may also have seen her in today’s ST Life! Cover page). It stars two extremely seasoned and talented […]Read more "Not Counted by Teater Ekamatra"
Nacho and I walked in the park tonight. For the past few days, it’s been raining most evenings so we haven’t had the chance to take our usual stroll. As we entered the park, we were greeted by a cacophony of frogs calling out, flirting from dark ditches. He sniffed them out, but generally paid […]Read more "The silent rain"
Little India is not usually the first place that comes to mind whenever one is hungry for a midnight supper. Most of the neighborhood’s stores would have darkened their lights, vacated by tourists and locals alike. One of the oldest parts or Singapore that hasn’t been given a major rehaul within the decade, its preserved […]Read more "Did you say lanjiao prata?!?"