Teater Ekamatra [Singapore] 2017 presents 4 specially handpicked pieces of work performed in various locations in the heart of Ipoh. Each night, audience members get to decide which 2 shows they want to watch. Equipped only with a suitcase, the storytellers will spin their tales on the grounds of different venues and dare us to follow them on their journeys. Each piece is 30 minutes long, performed in Malay with English translations.
Overwhelmed by her mother’s eventual demise, Ain grapples with the reality of redefining her existence, whilst trying to make meaning of the legacy of uncertainties that her parents have left her with.
Mama Lekas Pulang explores the world of dementia and how it affects even the simplest of relationships, between a mother and her child.
#IstillwantmyPR is a parody of the legal procedures to acquire a permanent residence (PR) in Malaysia and of Shida Mahadi’s own (very long) process of applying for it.
Freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of expression… What is freedom, really? Half a dot follows the journey of its protagonist as he defines and redefines what freedom really is, for himself.