One Hundred Years of Solitude 10.0 - Cultural Revolution

01 Feb 2012

Esplanade Theatre

As part of a series inspired by the Nobel prize-winning novel by Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude 10.0 - Cultural Revolution is a spellbinding examination of social history, following multiple generations of Cultural evolution and uprisings.

Led by Zuni Icosahedron's celebrated Artistic Director Danny Yung, this production features an international cast in an exciting new cultural twist. Collaborating in this performance are 12 of Singapore's rising theatrical practitioners together with artists from Hong Kong, a Kun Opera master from Suzhou, and youth from the Hong Kong School of Creativity and School of the the Arts, Singapore.

This work of cutting-edge theatre—performed completely without dialogue—features an arresting mix of image and sound, as well as video art by acclaimed Singapore film director Royston Tan and Hong Kong avant-gardo video artist Benny Woo.

Cultural Revolution is the 10th installation of Zuni lcosahedron's ever-evolving One Hundred Years of Solitude series. Spanning nearly 30 years since 1982, the series is the company's most representative work and has introduced groundbreaking elements into the fields of arts and theatre with its unique artistic vision, style and structure, and unconventional theatrical expression.

Gain an inspiring perspective of dynamic relationships operating at the micro and macro levels of society—between organisations, the individuals, societies and their leaders; organisations, the government and the country; and people cultures and revolutions.

Director, Scriptwriter Danny Yung (Hong Kong)
Dramaturge Kok Heng Leun (Singapore)
Music Pun Tak-Shu, Steve Hui (Hong Kong)
Video Designer Benny Woo (Hong Kong)
Creative Documentation Royston Tan (Singapore)
Graphic Designer anothermountainman (Hong Kong)
Production Manager Lawrence Lee (Hong Kong)
Lighting Design Billy Chan (Hong Kong)
Deputy Stage Manager Katrina Chan (Hong Kong)
Guest Performer Xiao Xiangping (Suzhou, China)
Performers (Singapore) Tay Kong Hui
Peter Sau
Li Xie
Judy Ngo
Ong Kian Sin
Koh Wan Ching
Oliver Chong
Liu Xiaoyi
Zelda Tatiana Ng
Tan Beng Tian
Doreen Toh
Patricia Toh
Supporting Partners National Arts Council
Vivienne Tam (Costume Sponsor)
The Joyden Hall


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