X marks a return to the past

Citizen X follows actor Liu Xiaoyi's journey as he discovers parallels between his grandfather's voyage from China to Singapore in 1928 and his own journey to the city state in 1998.
Citizen X follows actor Liu Xiaoyi's journey as he discovers parallels between his grandfather's voyage from China to Singapore in 1928 and his own journey to the city state in 1998.PHOTO: THE FINGER PLAYERS

Actor Liu Xiaoyi reconnects with his family history in the final instalment of the Citizen trilogy by theatre company The Finger Players

Thespian Liu Xiaoyi will take centre stage as he reconnects with his past and family history in a one-man show next week.

He plays a theatrical version of himself in Citizen X, the final instalment of the Citizen trilogy by theatre company The Finger Players.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2020, with the headline 'X marks a return to the past'. Print Edition | Subscribe