Four works of theatre inspired by women's stories

(From left) Lyn Hanis, Nurul Farahani, Suryana Norddin, Syafiqah 'Adha Sallehin in Sau(dara), presented by Five Arts Centre in Kuala Lumpur and Centre 42 in Singapore. PHOTO: SOULTARI AMIN FARID
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SINGAPORE - Using real stories as the basis of theatre can have more impact, says theatre-maker Grace Kalaiselvi.

She has created the six-part play series Goddesses Of Words, in which the first part weaves harrowing true tales of sexual assault - most never reported here - with poems of Indian writer Sarojini Naidu.

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