july, 2017

20jul - 23jul 208:00 pmjul 23Main² Teater Ekamatra8:00 pm - 10:00 pm (23) 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981

Event Details

The lives of six pained characters are interwoven together, each checkered by cycles of abuse—physical, emotional and psychological—and rocked by violence, self-inflicted and otherwise. This includes sobering episodes of incest, domestic abuse, lifelong drug abuse and sexual violence. Underlying this is a deep, simple yearning for happiness and love that they share.

Main² was commissioned by Esplanade for the very first Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts in 2002, and was the first Malay language play to be staged at the arts centre. Written by Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit, it is a warts-and-all portrayal of the Malay community and its social strata, framed by the concept of main, literally meaning “the games we play”.

This new staging is directed by Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit, and features a new cast made up of Al-Matin Yatim, Farez Najid, Farhana M Noor, Hatta Said, Munah Bagharib and Suhaili Safari.

Bear witness as each character find themselves in “transit” after lifelong games of chasing happiness.

20 – 23 Jul 2017
Thu – Sun: 8pm
Sat & Sun: 3pm

1hr 40mins (no intermission)

Ticket Price: $30 Concessions for students, NSFs and seniors: $25

Time

20 (Thursday) 8:00 pm - 23 (Sunday) 10:00 pm

Location

Esplanade Theatre Studio

1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981

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