2021 - 2022
Both Sides, Now: Mengukir Harapan is a community engagement project exploring what it means to live well, and leave well. What are our wishes and hopes while our hearts are still beating? How do we prepare for our final exit without losing our dignity?
17 Mar - 3 Apr 2022
Opposition revolves around the story of Production Manager Ramlah Zee and Director Jackie Oh who begin a new chapter of their lives by establishing their own theatre company, Zero Theatre, whilst concurrently beginning a personal relationship. Written by Haresh Sharma and co-directed by Alvin Tan and Kok Heng Leun, Opposition follows the critically acclaimed productions of Manifesto (2016) and Underclass (2018), and caps the trilogy of collaborations between Drama Box and The Necessary Stage.
“Drama Box has continued to invest in innovation by working in difficult and challenging forms like Forum Theatre; it has expanded its reach for new audiences by playing an unconventional spaces and reaching out even more to the neighbourhood and the community.”T Sasitharan, Director, Intercultural Theatre Institute
“In both its original works as well as its adaptations of foreign scripts, Drama Box has demonstrated a passionate and probing spirit.”Clarissa Oon, Correspondent, The Straits Times Life!
“There are not many arts companies in Singapore, with this awareness to create a balance between creating evocative theatre and touching the hearts of a community, who is not naturally drawn to theatre and the Arts.”Tay Tong, Managing Director, Theatreworks (Singapore) Ltd