X marks a return to the past

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

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
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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. Subscribe