The Strangers, July 16th & 17th 2019

To address global issues of identity, belonging, trust and xenophobia to an audience of 9-14 year olds is an undeniably ambitious task. Yet this is just what The Strangers, taking place as part of the George Town Festival this month, aims to do. In a wordless...

When Night Falls, July 13th-14th 2019

This month, the George Town Festival is returning for its tenth year, featuring no less than 150 exciting programmes (from theatre to workshops, from photography to music) that will take place in Penang from 13 to 28th July. It’s hard to know where to start when...

Memes: A Love Story, June 28th-30th 2019

What happens in the minds of a couple as they interact before they fall in love? This is the process Memes: A Love Story intends to illuminate for us. The musical drama is the latest product of the creative flourishing in Penang’s drama scene, written,...

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...