Director and playwright Ridhwan Saidi packs his punches like poetry – soft, colourful and with a determination to answer big questions about what it means to love and what it means to be an artist.
When I heard that Ian Nathaniel’s I’M ENTERTAINMENT was doing an exhibit style production on mental health, I thought, “That sounds like a Duality ripoff.” Not that I didn’t like Duality – it had an interesting take on sexuality with a rather interesting concept, and I’m all for more newer forms of theatre- it’s just that i just did not trust this production to be able to pull it off well by giving justice to the content it was presenting.
And I was right!
Mak Yong Titis Sakti brings mak yong to a larger, more contemporary stage – but does it manage to hold up the magic of the tradition while being relevant at the same time?
After rocketing herself into the higher ranks of the Malaysian hip-hop scene through her hits “Helly Kelly” and “Wanita“, Zamaera hits back with her first and latest single of the year titled “Still Callin“, which proves to be as infectious and even more hard-hitting than the last!