Fluorophone, July 19th & 20th 2019

However theoretical it may be to explore the relationship between light and sound, Fluorophone turns theory into practice. Fusing digital fluorescent lights, the naked flame, strobe lights and custom-built LED discs with percussion, this is a performance that makes...

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...

Screaming in Silence, July 14th 2019

Politically resonant, emotionally stirring and socially transformative, Screaming in Silence, performing on July 14th as part of the George Town Festival, promises to be a powerful play. Directed by award-winning director and writer Saleh Sepas, this production...

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...