Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent recommends

Arts Picks: Prism, The Pillowman, and more

Prism
PrismPHOTOS: CRISPIAN CHAN, DREAM ACADEMY, MORE THAN MUSIC, TOY FACTORY PRODUCTIONS

PRISM

The need for and price of urban redevelopment is examined in this visually and musically stunning work from Toy Factory Productions.

Fir Rahman stars and Rei Poh directs this restaging of a 2003 play written by Goh Boon Teck.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 3 and 8pm; Sunday, 3pm ADMISSION: $42 to $75 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: www.toyfactory.com.sg


THE PILLOWMAN

In this play, a writer of stories is interrogated by two policemen on the trail of missing children. It stars (from left) Adrian Pang, Daniel Jenkins and Shane Mardjuki.

This chilling and blackly comic play staged by Pangdemonium is a must-watch. Tracie Pang directs. WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Till March 12, 2.30pm (Saturdays and Sundays), 7.30pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays) ADMISSION: $30 to $75 from Sistic INFO: Rated Advisory 16 (violence and coarse language)


DETENTION KATONG

Catch the closing weekend of Dream Academy's new musical comedy, Detention Katong.

Schoolgirl antics and teacher quirks are sent up in this production written by Selena Tan.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 and 8pm; Sunday, 3pm ADMISSION:$50 to $150 from Sistic


SIDE BY SIDE

This is the 10th concert in a series presented by two rising Singaporean musicians, pianist Abigail Sin (left) and violinist Loh Jun Hong (right).

They are joined by Professor Thomas Hecht (second from left) from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music on the piano and violinist Ng Yu-Ying (third from left) from T'ang Quartet.

The programme includes Schubert's Sonata For Piano and Violin In A Minor and Ysaye's Sonata For Two Violins.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 to $30 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2017, with the headline 'Art Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe