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Arts Picks: Women In Photography and more

PHOTOS: DON CHI, SIM CHI YIN / VII PHOTO, SINGAPORE LYRIC OPERA, WILD RICE

WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY

This showcase of leading female photographers ends on Sunday. Do not miss Singaporean documentary-maker Sim Chi Yin's Dying To Breathe (above), about lung disease in China, or the intimate work of Egyptian photographer Heba Khalifa.

WHERE: Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Today and tomorrow, noon to 7pm; Sunday, noon to 4pm ADMISSION: Free

LOVE & PASSION - SLO GALA CONCERT

The Singapore Lyric Opera's annual gala features operatic favourites such as Puccini's Turandot and Verdi's La Traviata. Soprano Teo Kai Xin and tenor Jeremy Koh from the company's SLO-Leow Siak Fah Young Artists Programme take the stage with established voices such as Chinese soprano Wang Bing Bing (above) and Singaporean mezzo-soprano Anna Koor.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $30 to $50 from Sistic

DISGRACED (M18)

The Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) stages a Pulitzer Prize-winning play about post-9/11 religious and racial tensions in New York, which are still topical today. The cast includes SRT artistic director Gaurav Kripalani (above), who is treading the boards in a regular role after two decades.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road WHEN: Until Dec 4, 8pm (Tuesdays to Sundays) ADMISSION: $35 to $60 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to sistic.com.sg) INFO: Rated M18 for mature theme

MONKEY GOES WEST

Theatre group Wild Rice restages Monkey Goes West (above), a hilarious and award-winning musical take on the Journey To The West legend, with Sugie Phua as the titular Monkey. The pantomime is directed by Sebastian Tan.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 5 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/ City Hall WHEN: Today to Dec 17, 7.30pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays); 2.30pm (Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays) ADMISSION: $50 to $80 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 18, 2016, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe