Memes: A Love Story, June 28th-30th 2019

What happens in the minds of a couple as they interact before they fall in love? This is the process Memes: A Love Story intends to illuminate for us. The musical drama is the latest product of the creative flourishing in Penang’s drama scene, written,...

One Minute to Midnight, May 3rd-5th 2019

Last May, the people of Penang were treated to the first ever musical to be written, directed, cast and premiered entirely in Penang. Lucky for us, the brains behind that production, which was called Abbie & the A Team, are back again this May, with another...

Rebound, April 4th-7th 2019

Such a bland name for a theatre performance, but one that is deeply meaningful for the cast and production team, Rebound is the name they have chosen to ensure that theatre goers actually get to see the plays they bought tickets for this time. Yes, Rebound is the new...

Sex in George Town City, February 14th-17th 2019

Sex in George Town City has created drama before even the doors have opened. Hastily renamed Love in George Town City as a result of threatened demonstrations against pornography on stage, writer/producer/director Fa Abdul and her cast of talented and versatile...

Tales from the Jamban, December 13th-16th 2018

We are big fans of Fa Abdul, who describes herself as “Storyteller. Playwright. Columnist. TV Scriptwriter. Producer. Facebooker. Photographer. Loner.” Her deeply insightful commentaries about the Malaysian psyche are what make her now long-running...