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Author Archives: Sharmila Melissa Yogalingam

Ex-professor, Ex-phd student, current freelance critic, writer and filmmaker.

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Totem’ by Cirque du Soleil

cirque du soleil totem

'Totem'is a story about man's relationship with nature, as well as with the flora and fauna around us. As with most Cirque du Soleil productions, there isn't a solid narrative, which some might find problematic if you're looking for a logical plot. Rather, imagery and connotative stories take centre stage. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Battlefield’ by Peter Brook

battlefield peter brook

For a modern theatrical audience who goes to the theatre to be entertained by a story rather than by a message, 'Battlefield' isn't going to satisfy easily. On the other hand, if you are someone who goes to the theatre to marvel at the language and meaning found in dialogue, this is a play you shouldn't miss. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘The LKY Musical’

This musical traces the life of LKY aka Lee Kuan Yew (Adrian Pang), former Prime Minister of Singapore, who spearheaded Singapore's rise from a third world country to a fully developed first world nation. Read More »