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Syiok Sendiri 6 : One Night Only – 3rd Jun 2017

Syiok Sendiri! is inspired by the Malaysian way of life, a way of life which provides the director with an endless source of comedic material. This satirical comedy-variety show, after three years, and now in its 6th iteration, is still very fresh, and very funny. Although the director, John Shebat de Silva, humbly claims that the show does not […]

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The RLT Players, May 12th, 13th and 20th 2017

The RLT Players are a group of dedicated actors from Dalat International School who perform short dramatic sketches in the format of dramatic storytelling.   Founded by  Dalat Drama writer and director Mark W. Sasse, the RLT Players’ has been performing at penangpac since 2011, with diverse original productions ranging from side-splitting comedy to poignant drama, using, […]

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Stuck (Children’s Theatre), May 10th-11th 2017

On the 10th and 11th of May STUCK will show in Komtar. Adam Bamptom-Smith of Big Wooden Horse from the UK teams up with Aaron Teoh and Safia Hanifah, two local stage performers. With Big Wooden Horse’s experience in producing theatre for children, and Teoh and Hanifah’s standing in the local musical theatre scene, it […]

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Shakespeare Demystified: Macbeth, 27th-30th April 2017

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair” Macbeth, Act I, Scene I EXPLANATION: What’s beautiful will eventually become ugly and vice versa. Things would be opposite to what they appear. This is the most important line in Macbeth as it is considered the closest description of the theme of the play. Interpreted as Macbeth’s fair […]

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Plastic City, March 3rd-5th 2017

  Environmental friendly ‘wayang kulit’ (shadow play)? Definitely an innovative way to spread awareness about recycling! Plastic City is a contemporary shadow play with upcycled objects. It addresses the issue of overwhelming amounts of disposable plastic products in our world.   Plastic is non-biodegradable but this doesn’t stop us humans from using an insane amount […]

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FOURPLAY, February 2017

Fancy FOURPLAY this Valentines? Four directors, four original plays, four languages (or is it 3.5?)…sorry not what you were thinking! This year take your Valentine out for a spot of theatre. In conjunction with Valentine’s Day, the Performing Arts Centre of Penang (penangpac) offers up a variety platter of love in its latest production – FOURPLAY. […]

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