Experiences of the deaf and disabled turned into theatre

And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore "d" Monologues will feature spoken English, captioning, British sign language and Singapore sign language, among others.
And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore "d" Monologues will feature spoken English, captioning, British sign language and Singapore sign language, among others.PHOTO: MEMPHIS WEST PICTURES

For over a decade, British playwright Kaite O'Reilly has turned the unrecorded experiences of the deaf and disabled into fictionalised stories presented on the stage.

She collaborates with Singaporean theatre-makers in And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore "d" Monologues, which runs from Friday to Sunday at the National Museum of Singapore's Gallery Theatre.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2018, with the headline 'Challenging notion of normal'. Print Edition | Subscribe