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Interview: Alfian Sa’at of Wild Rice’s Malaysia-Singapore Theatrical Collaboration ‘Another Country’ on Amos Yee and Singapore Theatre

Alfian Sa'at

"The ‘political’ is still a taboo, and the idea of what constitutes the political is really wide." Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Another Country’ by Alfian Sa’at and Wild Rice

The Malaysia Actors. Photo courtesy of Wild Rice, taken by Albert

This well-acted production is a collaborative project between Wild Rice's Ivan Heng who directs Singapore actors performing Malaysian texts and Malaysian theatre stalwart Jo Kukathas who takes the reins as director for Singapore texts performed by Malaysian actors. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Public Enemy,’ Wild Rice’s Adaptation of Ibsen’s ‘An Enemy of the People’

Wild Rice Public Enemy Ibsen

Just as with the questions Dr. Chee faces in the play, do you stand up for what's right when the cost is so large? Is there a limit to how much cost you will bear? Will the limit be jail time, or harm to your family? Read More »

Interview: Jo Kukathas, of Wild Rice’s ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’

Cast - Jo Kukathas[1]

"I love watching traditional performances in Malaysia or Japan, where people feel quite comfortable talking or eating or sleeping through sections. I wish we could find a way to allow that again." Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ by Federico Garcia Lorca and Chay Yew


A maniacally strict matriarch imposes an eight-year mourning period on her household, revealing hidden desires, familial secrets, and the consequent lies. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Jack and the Bean Sprout’ by Wild Rice


This quality family-oriented production will appeal to the masses, with catchy and upbeat songs and most dialogue in Singlish. Read More »

Interview: Joel Tan, Writer of Wild Rice’s Pantomime ‘Jack and the Bean Sprout’


'Mostly, I've tried to keep the story moving briskly and quickly so everyone can be out of the theatre early for ice cream.' Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Wild Rice's all-male production is funny and alluring. Read More »

Interview: Glen Goei and Ivan Heng of Wild Rice’s The Importance of Being Earnest

The director and the actor go beyond their production and theatre to answer some pertinent questions about life, love and the government. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): Hansel & Gretel by Alfian Sa’at and Elaine Chan

W!ld Rice's musical is a deliciously funny Singapore-flavoured pantomime for the whole family. Read More »