Esplanade’s Trip programme: Young directors to debut two contrasting plays in April

Directors Sim Yan Ying (left) and Renee Yeong (right), with the Esplanade’s Trip programmer Alicia Chong. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - Two 27-year-old New York University graduates have been handpicked by the Esplanade to direct a pair of sharply contrasting plays at the performing arts centre in April.

Sim Yan Ying’s No Particular Order, written by Joel Tan, is a violent swirl of 18 vignettes with a rotating cast of 43 characters, all living in the shadow of despotic rule.

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