Horror and Hitler take centre stage

Citizen Dog by Oliver Chong and Liu Xiaoyi is loosely inspired by Laozhai, the classic collection of Chinese ghost stories.
Citizen Dog by Oliver Chong and Liu Xiaoyi is loosely inspired by Liaozhai, the classic collection of Chinese ghost stories.PHOTO: TUCKYS PHOTOGRAPHY

The supernatural takes centre stage in The Finger Players' Citizen Dog next month, followed by hysteria over a lost painting in Framed, By Adolf

The Finger Players' resident director Oliver Chong wants to talk about his dog but he can't. It is not a pet but a puppet, and is such a secret that it doesn't even appear on publicity materials for the play Citizen Dog, which runs from June 8 to 10 at the Victoria Theatre.

A week after the run of Citizen Dog, from June 15 to 17, The Finger Players' company director Chong Tze Chien presents Framed, By Adolf, also at Victoria Theatre.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 15, 2018, with the headline 'Horror and Hitler'. Print Edition | Subscribe