TheatreWorks produces and presents the return of the exhibition 'Dapunta Hyang: Transmission of Knowledge' by multi-disciplinary artist Zai Kuning, first commissioned for the Singapore Pavilion for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, at 72-13 from 12 April to 13 May 2018.

“Haunting, mysterious, full of magic and beauty”, as described by commentator Karim Raslan in the South China Morning Post, is Zai’s vessel of the Srivijayan Empire – an artistic re-imagination of the voyageof Dapunta Hyang Sri Jayanasa, believed to be the first ruler of the Malay Kingdom in the 7th Century. 

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TheatreWorks latest Performance Tour is here! TheatreWorks presents THE GOOD FARMER written by Christopher Chee, prize-winner of our 24-Hour Playwriting Competition in 2017. THE GOOD FARMER explores sibling rivalry and favouritism in the family.
THE GOOD FARMER will be showing from 8-24 March across three different venues in the South East District, Free Admission! 

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On 11 July 2017, The Straits Times LIFE! carried the article “Local theatre groups nurture fledgling playwrights with masterclasses, mentorship programmes”, which celebrated the growth of writing programmes and new Singapore plays in recent years. This augurs well for the Singapore scene. We, at TheatreWorks, stand with our theatre colleagues in celebrating the fruits of everyone’s labour.

TheatreWorks is, however, disappointed that we were not considered in the above-named article, which, as a result, ignored a large part of our Writers’ Lab playwriting development work in the last three decades. It is ironic that the Singapore Press Holdings was our first sponsor for the Writers’ Lab.

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