past//present (NUS Arts Festival 2018)Organised by: NUS Centre For the Arts
Performed by: Damon Chua and Wang Liansheng
Two writers, two time zones, two series of works from different periods of their careers.
Damon Chua is a New York-based playwright, poet, fiction writer and producer. Wang Liansheng is a Singaporean playwright and lawyer. In past // present, they showcase short works focusing on a male character's struggle with societal norms, from their past, and present.
Comprising two short plays from Best Foot Forward (first staged by ACTION Theatre in 1995), and A Letter To _______ (first produced by The Theatre Practice in 2013) along with two new short plays - Bonsai & Two Men Peeing - past // present promises an intimate, thoughtful and emotional examination of the male identity across time, language and space.
This event includes some content in Mandarin with English subtitles.
There will be a post-show dialogue after the 8 Sep performance.