FAT KIDS ARE HARDER TO KIDNAP X
Local drama group How Theatre presents a brand new version of its quick, livid and humorous Fat Kids Are Harder To Kidnap productions, first seen in 2008. Five actors carry out 31 brief performs in an hour, with the viewers deciding on the order. The skits are impressed by trending subjects akin to MRT breakdowns and the Trump-Kim summit.
WHERE: Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Nov 9 and 10, 7 and 9pm; Nov 11, 2 and 4pm ADMISSION: $50 for 9pm present on Nov 10, $35 for all different exhibits, from fatkidsx.peatix.com INFO: www.fb.com/fatkidsare
Popular playwright Michael Chiang restages Private Parts, his 1992 manufacturing concerning the lives and loves of transsexuals, which opened eyes and received rave evaluations when it was first offered.
TV actor Jason Godfrey performs talk-show host Warren, who is befriended by transgender lady Mirabella (Chua Enlai) throughout their keep at a sex-change clinic.
This is the inaugural manufacturing of Chiang’s new not-for-profit company, Michael Chiang Playthings, and is directed by Beatrice Chia-Richmond.
WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building MRT: Bugis/ City Hall WHEN: Today to Nov 18, Tuesdays to Fridays, 8pm; Saturdays, three and 8pm; Sundays, 3pm; further 3pm present on Tuesday ADMISSION: $43 to $98 from Sistic (name 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: www.michaelchiangplaythings. com
DEBUSSY 100: LA MER
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra performs musical landscapes of mountain and sea on this concert below the baton of conductor Shui Lan.
The programme consists of Debussy’s homage to the ocean, La Mer, in addition to the Singapore premiere of Chinese composer Ye Xiaogang’s Mount E’mei, impressed by one of many 4 sacred Buddhist mountains of China.
Written for violin, percussion and orchestra, Mount E’mei is carried out with violinist Lu Wei, concertmaster of Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, and award-winning percussionist Hu Shengnan.
WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $15 to $88 from Sistic
SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL
From now till Nov 11, the Singapore Writers Festival celebrates the ability and pleasure of textual content by means of a wide range of occasions. Enjoy spoken-word performances, e book launches, writer panels and an immersive digital actuality (VR) expertise primarily based on Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis.
The competition has picked Germany as this 12 months’s nation of focus. Look out for panels that includes writers akin to Japanese-German writer Yoko Tawada, who has received literary accolades from each nations.
Also head to Kafka’s Room: MetamorphosisVR – primarily based on the unsettling story of a person who turns right into a cockroach. It is free for all to enter at The Arts House at this time, from 5 to 10pm, and on Saturday and Sunday, from 12.30 to 9.30pm.
GERMANY’S NEW WAVE: A NIGHT OF CELEBRATION
WHERE: Chamber, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: Festival go event; go prices $25 and is obtainable from Sistic
PANEL DISCUSSION: ALIENS AND OUTSIDERS
WHERE: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 5pm ADMISSION: Festival go event