Introduction Here & Beyond is the
Here & Beyond is the theatrical adaptation of the novel Here & Beyond: 12 Stories, edited by Cyril Wong. The novel is an anthology of 12 vastly different stories that centres around Singaporean characters. This novel is one of the prescribed ‘O’ Level Literature text, but is also the only local text.
Toy Factory is proud to be adapting the novel to the stage as part of an effort to uphold the stories that make us uniquely Singapore, telling 12 unique stories that paint the landscape of the country.
A pregnant Malay woman defends a tiger lurking around her village.
A Judge struggles as he approaches handing out a death sentence.
A student studying in New York feels the vast distance she is from home. A man is ruined from the aftermath of a financial crisis.
12 stories, banded together by its Singaporean protagonists, which are otherwise strangers to each other. Each story is a part of the montage of millions of moments that lead us to the cosmopolitan, urban powerhouse that Singapore has become. Told by an ensemble of 7 actors, Here & Beyond attempts to create a theatrical world in which to house 12 startlingly honest short stories that tell of the inimitable feelings, struggle and ideals that make us who we are.
Date: 19 to 28 July 2018
Time: 4.30pm, 3pm, 8pm
Venue: SOTA Drama Theatre (1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 277968)
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19 (Thursday) 4:30 pm - 28 (Saturday) 10:00 pm
School of the Arts, Singapore (SOTA)
1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968