Exploring the power of love letters

Nine Years Theatre's husband-and-wife duo Nelson Chia and Mia Chee (both above) will play pen-pals to each other in Love Letters.
Nine Years Theatre's husband-and-wife duo Nelson Chia and Mia Chee (both above) will play pen-pals to each other in Love Letters.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

In the age of the e-mail and text message, what good is a love letter?

Two thespian couples - onstage and in real life - will look at love at the old-fashioned pace of snail mail in Love Letters, an Esplanade commission for Huayi.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 22, 2019, with the headline 'Exploring the power of love letters'. Print Edition | Subscribe