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Sharmila Melissa Yogalingam

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

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Grandmother Tongue’ by Thomas Lim, from Wild Rice

The story of W!ld Rice’s Grandmother Tongue traces the relationship between Ah Mah (Jalyn Han) and her grandson Boon (Tan Shou Chen). Boon speaks mostly English and his grandmother converses only in Teochew (a Chinese dialect), hence they sometimes find it hard to communicate, and for the grandma – she …

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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Human+’ by Khairul Kamsani

Kamsani clearly has researched human-machine interface technology in depth and he has a lot to say via his characters, but his fascinating observations were not effectively presented.

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Theatre Review (Singapore): Open Homes: ‘When Mother Music Comes to Tea’ by Khir Johari

2017’s Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) is offering a plethora of interactive programmes whereby audiences are invited into personal spaces, homes, and kitchens of home owners who then entertain the participants with private stories and/or food. One such programme was When Mother Music Comes to Tea, presented by Khir …

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