Iolanthe, September 20th & 21st 2019

Iolanthe is one of fourteen Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas that the pair wrote in the late 19th century. Gilbert wrote the words, and created the fanciful, upside-down, absurd worlds that create the, often satirical, comedy of the story, and Sullivan composed the...

Comedy Gold Volume 2, May 18th 2019

We last wrote about Comedy Gold back in January (https://penangfreesheet.my/comedy-gold-volume-2-january-19th-2019/), and are delighted to report that this monthly stand-up comedy event is going from strength to strength. Every month it has been completely sold out,...

One Minute to Midnight, May 3rd-5th 2019

Last May, the people of Penang were treated to the first ever musical to be written, directed, cast and premiered entirely in Penang. Lucky for us, the brains behind that production, which was called Abbie & the A Team, are back again this May, with another...

penangpac Comedy Club, April 17th 2019

Not so very long we wrote about the recent renaissance of the Penang stand up comedy scene, and the now regular monthly Comedy Gold shows at Kim Haus. There is definitely something in the air: local theatre penangpac has decided to launch its own stand up comedy club...

Rebound, April 4th-7th 2019

Such a bland name for a theatre performance, but one that is deeply meaningful for the cast and production team, Rebound is the name they have chosen to ensure that theatre goers actually get to see the plays they bought tickets for this time. Yes, Rebound is the new...

Sex in George Town City, February 14th-17th 2019

Sex in George Town City has created drama before even the doors have opened. Hastily renamed Love in George Town City as a result of threatened demonstrations against pornography on stage, writer/producer/director Fa Abdul and her cast of talented and versatile...