Theatre, Festival

Oo-Woo

Organised by: M1 Singapore Fringe Festival
Performed by: The Necessary Stage (Singapore)
  • Date:
    24 - 28 Jan 2024
  • Time:
    3:00pm & 8:00pm
  • Duration:
    75min
  • Venue:
    Esplanade Theatre Studio
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  • Language:
    In English and Bahasa Melayu
  • Admission:
    $35 | $28*
    *Concessions for students, NSF, senior citizens and PwD cardholders

    Esplanade&Me Specials (7 Nov - 15 Dec 2023, limited tickets)
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    Accessibility features: open captions in English for all shows

  • Advisory:
    Rating: To be advised

Synopsis:

Through tender storytelling, Oo-woo unravels the intricate web of caring for an elderly family member with dementia. As the story unfolds, deep secrets and hidden desires come to light, casting doubt on the strength of familial bonds. When their cherished family bird mysteriously disappears, a journey of unsettling discoveries begins, challenging the characters' understanding of duty and love.

Written by Raimi Safari, directed by Mohd Fared Jainal, and starring Dalifah Shahril, Farah Lola, Isabella Chiam and Yazid Jalil, Oo-woo delves into the haunting realm of dementia, blurring the lines between reality and illusion. A single bird brings into question the sacrifices and choices we make when faced with the unknown.

Oo-Woo was developed at The Necessary Stage's Playwrights' Cove 2022 under the mentorship of Resident Playwright Haresh Sharma.

Post-show dialogue on 25 January 2024, with speech to text interpretation available upon request. Please email your request to info@singaporefringe.com before 15 December 2023.

Accessibility features: open captions in English for all shows

Oo-Woo


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