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Theatre festival a good reminder to mind Singapore's class divisions

The topic of class divisions has been making the headlines, thanks to a study by the Institute of Policy Studies last year, which found signs of a clear class divide in Singapore. So there has been a slew of feature stories in Singapore media about this issue.

What I found more resonant and thought-provoking were the oblique, and direct, ways this social concern popped up in the recently concluded Singapore Theatre Festival.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2018, with the headline 'Theatre festival a good reminder to mind Singapore's class divisions'. Print Edition | Subscribe