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Monthly Play Recommendations - CI Insider #7



An international collaboration between KLSP and Hiroshi Koike Bridge Project of Japan. ๐’๐Ž๐”๐‹ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ž๐๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฒ will weave different performative practices, traditions and elementsโ€“dialogue, storytelling, movement, dance, live videos, live music, songs, and chantsโ€“to create for the audience a multimedia, multisensory experience.

Actors will speak in Bahasa Melayu, Chinese, English and Japanese. Based on the Greek classic by Homer, this work devises and reimagines the heroโ€™s journey and his attempts to rise from the ashes of war, chaos, and battles with deities. It questions and explores how human beings react to forces perceived to be out of their control. Directed by: ๐‡๐ข๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ก๐ข ๐Š๐จ๐ข๐ค๐ž Music composed and performed by: ๐’๐š๐ง๐ญ๐จ๐ฌ๐ก ๐‹๐จ๐ ๐š๐ง๐๐ซ๐š๐ง

Featuring: (Japan): ๐ˆ๐ฆ๐š๐ข ๐‰๐ข๐ง๐ฒ๐š (Malaysia), ๐‹๐ข๐ฆ ๐’๐จ๐จ๐ง ๐‡๐ž๐ง๐ , ๐‹๐ž๐ž ๐’๐ฐ๐ž๐ž ๐Š๐ž๐จ๐ง๐ , ๐‹๐ž๐ž ๐’๐ฐ๐ž๐ž ๐’๐ž๐ง๐ , ๐€๐๐ฅ๐š๐ง ๐’๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ข๐ง, ๐’๐ž๐ง๐  ๐’๐จ๐จ ๐Œ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐’๐จ๐Ÿ๐ข๐š, ๐‰๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ ๐Š๐š๐ง ๐š๐ง๐ ๐“๐ข๐ง ๐‘๐š๐ฆ๐š๐ง
Dates & Times:
  • ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ” ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ @๐Ÿ๐Ÿ.๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐š๐ฆ (for school bookings only)

  • ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ• & ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ– ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ @๐Ÿ–.๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ฉ๐ฆ (public shows)

  • ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ– & ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ @๐Ÿ‘.๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ฉ๐ฆ (public shows)

Venue: ๐๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ค ๐๐จ๐ฑ, Damansara Performing Arts Centre - DPAC

For more info, click on this link.


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Join the audience on a thrilling musical odyssey, transporting them back to the Viking world of 1000 AD. They can anticipate witnessing sword fights and romance, Viking warships and witches, all within a narrative grounded in true events that left an indelible mark on European history.

The story being told, however, transcends the boundaries of history. It unfolds as a strikingly familiar human drama featuring two kings facing insurmountable odds, replete with tears and laughter, love and faith. Yet, at every twist and turn, they must contend with opposing forces of betrayal, greed, ambition, and revenge.

Audiences will become fully immersed in the hauntingly beautiful set design, which whisks them away to the misty forests of Scandinavia. Here, they will enter an exotic world inhabited by Odin, Freja, and Thor, and bear witness to Viking trials and triumphs in a truly unique and unforgettable theatre performance.

This captivating saga is brought to life by a talented all-Malaysian cast of 21 individuals, under the guidance of an award-winning artistic team consisting of Aida Redza, Dominic Luk, and Karam Tabba. These young talents pour their hearts into their performances, delivering stirring ballads, war chants, and laments with boundless energy and passion, all accompanied by a live band and inspiring orchestral arrangements by Penang's own Vince de Leon.

Ticket Information:
  • Regular Ticket: RM89 per person

  • Viking (VIP) Ticket: RM120 per person

  • Group Ticket: RM445 for a group of 5 and get free 1 ticket.

Mark your calendars for this extraordinary musical odyssey:
  • Dates: 27th October, 28th October and 29th October

  • Venue: Pentas 1, KLPAC

For more info, click on this link.
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Alice at Wonderland: A Modern Twist on a Classic Tale at The Actors Studio Academy @ KLPAC

Step into a whimsical world where a beloved classic meets the 21st century with a modern twist. The Actors Studio Academy @ KLPAC is delighted to present "Alice@Wonderland" as part of its Speech & Drama 2023 Final Showcase. This production marks a significant milestone, being the first major showcase since the pandemic disrupted our lives. It brings together 85 talented students, aged 7 to 18, from all 12 classes of the Speech & Drama Programme.

Imagine Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice in Wonderland" reimagined for the digital age. This modern retelling features a tech-savvy Alice who is busy texting and tweeting, immersing the story in the world of social media and contemporary references. You'll encounter the familiar Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, and the Queen of Hearts, but with a fresh, modern flavor.

Event Details:
- Ticket Price: Starting at RM45 per person or RM170 for a family package (group of 4).

Don't miss the opportunity to witness the magic of "Alice@Wonderland." Secure your tickets for a journey that combines the charm of a classic with the vibrancy of the modern age. For ticket inquiries and more information, click here!


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