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The Man Who Planted Trees, September 27th & 28th 2018

A heartwarming environmental tale brought to life by playful puppetry, The Man Who Planted Trees was a great success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and is soon coming to Penang. This multi-award winning adaptation by the Puppet State Theatre Company of French author Jean Giono’s classic 1953 allegorical tale is aimed  at adults and children alike, […]

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Puppets in the Park – August 2018

Throughout this year’s George Town Festival, there are a few series with events in each week. One of the series we think looks both promising and fun is the puppetry series, which will be staged in Armenian Park. There will be four different shows, with three (arguably four) different countries of origin and so the […]

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On a Starry Night, March 30th- April 1st 2018

KL-based theatre group Kudoclasm was recently here in Penang for the first time,  performing Erica’s Room (see https://penangfreesheet.my/ericas-room-family-drama-march-9th-11th-2018/). Tickets are now on sale for their upcoming comedy show, On a Starry Night, which will also be performed at Black Kettle, on March 30th, 31st and April 1st. The group describe the play as “a Christmas story […]

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Erica’s Room, Family Drama, March 9th-11th 2018

Erica’s Room is a family drama, the story of Erica and Felicia, two cousins who are at times more frenemies than they are friends. The play recounts a letter from Erica to her grandmother, with her feisty cousin Felicia beside her, and follows a story of generations, family, responsibility and good and bad influences over a […]

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