Tales From Malaysia Baru (27 Nov – 1 Dec 2019)

“Everyone wanted to change the government but no one is willing to change themselves” is the message that critically-acclaimed Penang-based playwright Fa Abdul wants to communicate with her new feature-length comedy, Tales from Malaysia Baru. The two-hour play set in...

Story of Tolol, October 10th-13th 2019

penangpac has taken on the worthy and admirable mission of bringing English translations of successful Malay-language plays to Penang. The thought behind it is to try to attract a wide audience of theatre lovers from every background to join together and experience...

Ballet Illuminations, September 13th-15th 2019

The Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) is coming back to Penang for the fifth time to present Ballet Illuminations at penangpac this month. SDT was founded back in 1988 and began with just seven dancers, but now boasts thirty-two company members plus apprentices and...

Teater Normcore: Double Bill, July 23rd & 24th 2019

Teater Normcore: Double Bill is an upcoming performance taking place during George Town Festival this year, both directed and written by Ridhwan Saidi. Typically denoting unisex, everyday unpretentious clothing, ‘Normcore’ is an ethos that Saidi applies to the realm...

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...