Malaysia’s First Live Performance Post-MCO

Malaysia’s First Live Performance Post-MCO

Today, July 1st, theatres are permitted to open for the first time since the lockdown started, and penangpac at Straits Quay will be the first theatre in the country to put on a live performance, The Ice Kacang Project, Friday 3rd until Sunday 5th at 8.30pm. So what...
Red Velvet, 26th-29th March 2020

Red Velvet, 26th-29th March 2020

Red Velvet The Play is billed as a “dark comedy”. In fact it has been described to me as a play that deals with taboo issues that are viscerally uncomfortable for some people, making them laugh as a deflection or a release. What are these issues? Paedophilia, hidden...
A Date with Faridah, February 9th 2020

A Date with Faridah, February 9th 2020

Why not settle down for an an afternoon of light entertainment, a classic variety show, at penangpac on February 9th? For the third time, Dato’Dr. Faridah Merican, known as the First Lady of Malaysian Theatre, has curated a 90 minute programme showcasing lots of...

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...