Pioneer Passages: Women’s Writes
Our literature scene is growing. But as some plays become increasingly celebrated in schools and theatres, others remain buried. Female playwrights and screenwriters are still a rare breed even in the 21st Century. Our aim is to highlight the pioneering female writers to a new generation of audience. Where possible, we intend to involve the actual writer in the show as well by giving them an opportunity to talk about their creative process, their challenges and their hopes for the future.
Pioneer Passages is a platform to celebrate the playwrights and screenwriters who have shaped the world of theatre and film. The dramatized reading has actors reading from the page whilst physicalizing some of the action that takes place within the world of the stories. This edition of Pioneer Passages aims to focus on female playwrights and screenwriters.
Featuring the following 9 plays / film scripts, in no particular order:
The Art of Cooking Curry by Verena Tay
Boom by Jean Tay
Three Fat Virgins by Ovidia Yu
Tuition by Eugina Tan
Mergers & Accusations by Eleanor Wong
Emily of Emerald Hill by Stella Kon
Gone Shopping by Wee Lilin
The Leap Years by Jean Yeo
Nanyang Press by Suching Teh
Featuring the following Performer-readers:
Benjamin Josiah Tan
Karen Bee Lin Tan
Friday, 9 Mar 2018
8.00pm – 9.30pm
Saturday, 10 Mar 2018
3.00pm – 4.30pm
Sunday, 11 Mar 2018
3.00pm – 4.30pm
Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity
89A Desker Road
$10.00 / $7.00 (Early-bird until 11 Feb 2018)
To purchase tickets, please click here.
Selected writers will be present for Q&A.
Presented by Method Productions
Organised as part of BuySingLit
Supported by National Book Development Council of Singapore
There is no physical ticket(s). No confirmation email will be sent.
Please quote your Peatix ticket at the Front-of-House on performance day to collect your tickets.