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Art Picks: P. Krishnan's Adukku Veetu Annasamy 2 and more

Adukku Veetu Annasamy 2 stars (from left) Md Amin B Md Ali, Parasakthi Allagoo and Malene. Eugene On The Phone (2000, left) by photographer Roger Ballen.
Adukku Veetu Annasamy 2 stars (from left) Md Amin B Md Ali, Parasakthi Allagoo and Malene.PHOTOS: ESPLANADE, ROGER BALLEN, BOZY LU

P. KRISHNAN'S ADUKKU VEETU ANNASAMY 2

This inter-generational comedy about the lives of two families is the second instalment of a 1960s radio play written by Tamil writer and Cultural Medallion recipient P. Krishnan. It will be staged by Singapore theatre company Ravindran Drama Group.

The first instalment sold out its run at the Esplanade's Kalaa Utsavam Indian arts festival last year.

WHERE: Theatre Studio, the Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 and 8pm; and Sunday, 3pmADMISSION: $28 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: Go to www.esplanade.com


Adukku Veetu Annasamy 2 stars (from left) Md Amin B Md Ali, Parasakthi Allagoo and Malene. Eugene On The Phone (2000, left) by photographer Roger Ballen.
Eugene On The Phone (2000, left) by photographer Roger Ballen.

MENAGERIE BY ROGER BALLEN

Notable American photographer Roger Ballen, whose dark, visceral works evoke a theatrical absurdity, is exhibiting here for the first time, as part of the Singapore International Photography Festival. WHERE: Block 9 Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road, 03-21 MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Oct 16, 11am to 7pm (Tuesday to Saturday), 11am to 6pm (Sunday), closed on Monday and public holiday ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sipf.sg


LIDAH AKU PUNYA (THIS TONGUE IS MINE)

Enjoy an evening of poetry and music by young Malay artists (Najib Soiman, Bani Haykal, Nurul Arini Junaidi, Suhaili Safari, Zulfadli Rashid and Norisham Osman), who will experiment with the Malay language in their performances, with help from indie band The Psalms and video artist Wu Jun Han.

WHERE: Play Den, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 to 4.30pm and 5.30 to 7pm ADMISSION: $15 from www.bytes.sg INFO: Go to www.theartshouse.sg


EURYDICE BY COUCH THEATRE

Up-and-coming Singapore theatre group Couch Theatre takes on American playwright Sarah Ruhl's 2003 work Eurydice, which retells the tragic myth of Orpheus, who journeys to the underworld to bring back his wife, Eurydice. Stars Ivan Choong and Shu Yi Ching (photo).

WHERE: Drama Centre Black Box, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow and Sunday, 3 and 8pm ADMISSION: $30 from Sistic INFO:www.facebook.com/couchtheatre

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 23, 2016, with the headline 'Art Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe