Archive | Theatre


Wayang diSINKEH, July-September 2017

  Wayang diSINKEH, a series of locally themed, locally directed and locally performed theatre pieces, is the brainchild of Chee Sek Thim, theatre director, actor and manager of SINKEH Guesthouse in George Town. He has been involved in the performing arts in Malaysia since 1991, and is at the vanguard of attempts to build a sustainable theatre infrastructure that […]

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Betrayal, June 16th & 17th 2017

Harold Pinter was one of the most influential modern British dramatists and a Nobel Prize winner.  English playwright. Co-founder of The Actors Studio, KLpac and penangpac, Joe Hasham OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) is bringing one of Pinter’s best known plays, Betrayal, to penangpac this month. Betrayal won the 1979 Laurence Olivier Award […]

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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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