When the rest of the world’s a pantomime, performing arts can offer blissful sanctuary. Last year, we had several theatre pieces we enjoyed, from the large productions to the smaller underground ones.
Five Arts Centre “Tiga” programme returned last week in collaboration with Asterik Anak Seni, produced by their leading lady, Farah Kamsari. The programme consists of 3 new short plays staged in 1 night, as seen in the first “Tiga” which showcased 3 new plays written by Sharifah Alesya. “Tiga Dalam Kepompong” on the other hand, embodies 3 plays directed by 1 director, Syafiq Syazim.
Ouch, that has to hurt! I exclaimed internally as I saw the character, Aniq (Aliff Adzham) flung onto the concrete floor which was covered by a black material to mimic the ground of a basement. The three actors of the play, Kurung were immersed in each other’s performances, each elevating their role while also supporting the other and it is one of the few great moments of the show I’ve witnessed last weekend at Revolution Stage. The first thing that the audience would notice being inside the room where the ‘stage’ was held was how incredibly close the setting was to the viewers and this helps with the play’s plot as it created an intimate and almost claustrophobic environment for [...]
LOOKING for local magic and fun this Friday night to spend with good company? Why not head on over to downtown KL for an evening of lights, music, people and — most importantly — story telling? #ceritakita takes place tomorrow at 2 Hang Kasturi (also known as Urbanscapes House and the old OCBC bank building) and it’s free entry!