Walk into Waterloo Street's past

Four Horse Road ticketholders will be split into groups and be exposed to different sets of sketches that represent moments from 148 years ago to the present day.
Four Horse Road ticketholders will be split into groups and be exposed to different sets of sketches that represent moments from 148 years ago to the present day.PHOTO: THE THEATRE PRACTICE

More than 24 sketches will be performed in Four Horse Road, a site-specific play written by Jonathan Lim and created with The Theatre Practice

Why did Japanese owners open a Chinese restaurant in Waterloo Street during the World War II Occupation of Singapore?

Playwright Jonathan Lim offers one reason in his new play: to provide a reward and safe space for Chinese collaborators who spied on their community.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 27, 2018, with the headline 'Walk into Waterloo Street's past'. Print Edition | Subscribe