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A decade ago, emerging Iranian playwright Amir Reza Koohestani wrote Amid The Clouds, which traces the perilous journey of two asylum seekers as they travel across the Balkans to England.
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A decade ago, emerging Iranian playwright Amir Reza Koohestani wrote Amid The Clouds, which traces the perilous journey of two asylum seekers as they travel across the Balkans to England.
The Eulogy Project I: Muah Chee Mei And Me, has good muah chee, but not enough peanuts to complete the dish.
Presented as part of Esplanade’s Pesta Raya, this comedy of manners directed by Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit revolves around eight women from the privileged echelons of Malay society in 1950s Singapore, and the lengths they go to achieve what they want.
One day before her wedding, a bride-to-be is raped, choked to death in a dark alley, dumped in a rubbish bin and her body set aflame.
Death and mortality are not usually the preoccupations of working professionals in their mid-20s. But a group of young theatre practitioners has made the eulogy the centre of their theatre production, Eulogy Project I: Muah Chee Mei And Me.

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