Even with our theatre closed, the SRT team is working hard on doing what we do best: telling stories. As we do our duty to Stay at Home during this coronavirus epidemic, we continue to bring you stories from the Theatre – digitally. We hope you’ll enjoy spending time with us during this Circuit Breaker.
A series of new and original monologues created by local writers. Based around the theme “Silver Linings” each 4-6 minute monologue looks at the optimistic, the bittersweet, and the touching side of life in the shadow of the coronavirus. Somewhere lies the silver linings that we may find in these unusual and often frightening times.
Premieres: 26 May 2020, 8pm
On this tiny red dot, where both living and dead jostle for space, Boom tells the story of a stubborn old woman and her property agent son, who are struggling over the en bloc sale of their home. Their destinies become linked with that of Jeremiah, an idealistic civil servant, who is facing the greatest challenge of his career – persuading a reluctant corpse to relocate.
Premieres: 5 June 2020, 8pm
Do you miss Shakespeare in the Park? It’s tough that we can’t head out for picnics at the moment, but our actors will be presenting to you their favourite Shakespeare monologue from the comforts of their home!
New monologues out on SRT Facebook every Thursday.
The TLC family is offering activities that will keep your child occupied this Circuit Breaker. Check back in every Tuesday, as we’ll be adding a new activity of the week from your favourite productions such as The Gingerbread Man, Gretel and Hansel and so many more.
A Wedding, A Funeral & Lucky, the Fish was first presented in March 2014 under SRT’s Stage Two. This was part of a dedicated playwright incubator programme with esteemed playwright David Henry Hwang as mentor and Jack Bradley as dramaturg. A Rehearsed Reading of the play was live streamed on 1 May 2020, and is still available for limited viewing on our Facebook.
Beyond the Stage podcast is brought to you by the Learning & Engagement team at Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT). The podcast aims to inspire and inform young people and professionals to pursue and learn about the arts, igniting conversation amongst industry peers. The programme focuses on Arts Education, Careers, Community & Access and Professional development.