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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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Shakespeare Demystified: Romeo & Juliet, May 3rd-6th 2018

We have written about the KL Shakespeare Players (KLSP) Shakespeare Demystified series before on Penang Free Sheet. We love them! Designed to engage and enlighten school and university students, we find their interpretations of Shakespeare’s works both engaging and illuminating performances as adults too. In their sixth consecutive year in Penang, KLSP are bringing one […]

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On a Starry Night, March 30th- April 1st 2018

KL-based theatre group Kudoclasm was recently here in Penang for the first time,  performing Erica’s Room (see https://penangfreesheet.my/ericas-room-family-drama-march-9th-11th-2018/). Tickets are now on sale for their upcoming comedy show, On a Starry Night, which will also be performed at Black Kettle, on March 30th, 31st and April 1st. The group describe the play as “a Christmas story […]

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