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Next Level, 1st & 2nd September 2017

Next Level is theatre as reimagined by the millennial generation. The third full-length multimedia production by America’s Voyeur Theatre Collective, like those before it, combines aspects of rave culture, cinema, performance art, screen and image-based storytelling, to resonate with the lives of young people who might otherwise find theatre a bore.    The show stems from the […]

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The Italian Restaurant, August 26th & 27th, 2017

The Italian Restaurant is an existential tale telling of a chance meeting between a woman and a man in a restaurant and the forging of their destinies as their hearts become entwined. Provocative symbolism and metaphor creates the tranquil yet chaotic forward momentum for the story, forcing the audience to interpret the unique performance and choreography. […]

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Macam-Macam Asean, 29th-30th July 2017

In its first week, the George Town Festival starts with a bang. Part of the line-up includes Macam-Macam Asean, an arts and crafts market packed with entertainment. What better way to celebrate South-East Asia’s amalgam of culture and heritage than with a locally produced smorgasbord of creative products, modern twists on traditional performing arts and […]

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A Simple Space

A Simple Space, August 11th and 12th 2017

A Simple Space from the award-winning Adelaide-based acrobatics troupe Gravity and Other Myths premiered at the 2013 Adelaide Fringe, and has since been performed all over the world to critical and popular acclaim. We are truly fortunate to have them visit us here in Penang as part of this year’s George Town Festival.       […]

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Christopher Preslar as Director and Tiger

Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo, July 7th-9th 2017

The savagely funny and visionary play by Rajiv Joseph premiered in 2009, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2010, and opened on Broadway in 2011, with the late Robin Williams starring as the Bengal Tiger. Now we have the chance to see it in Penang, directed by and starring  Penang-based Christopher Preslar, who last […]

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