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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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Blind, August 31st & September 1st 2018

Right at the end of this year’s George Town Festival is what looks like one of the most exciting events. ‘Blind’ is a piece of performance art in which dozens of men and women are dressed in business attire and walk around the city, except with a twist – they are all blindfolded and covered […]

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Kisah Pulau Pinang, 18th, 19th & 26th August 2018

Ombak-Ombak Art Studio is a collective of multi-ethnic artists and producers who mount contemporary performances projecting Malaysian identity and creativity. One of their most popular productions, Kisa Pulau Pinang (the Penang Story) debuted last year at George Town Festival. This year it is back again in case you missed it,  and with a second part […]

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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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Tales from Amma’s Kitchen, 11th – 13th May, 2018

Theatre is important. It is a universal cultural phenomenon that exists in almost every society in the world, and Big Nose Productions has made sure that the people of Penang, get their fair share of this magical art form. Big Nose Productions has successfully amused so many people for many years, and its success is […]

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