Manifesto
剧盒与必要剧场
联合呈
《宣言》
 
1963年.一名年轻画家卷入了时代的政治风波,被迫遗弃家人,放弃艺术。
 
1987年,三名作家被内安局拘捕,各自做了选择,也各自在生命留下了不可磨灭的印迹。
 
2016年.一群艺术家为了能够自主创作,不受国家干预,毅然走进了一间废弃的大厦,却卷入了市场和人际纷争。
 
2024年,新一代剧场工作者接手某剧团,挖掘出剧团刻意隐藏的过去,顿时陷入纠结与矛盾。
 
纵观不同历史事迹,横跨70年的故事-- 由戏剧必要剧场联合呈献的全新多语言剧作,探讨艺术工作者在政治环境和历史脉络下所扮演的角色:
 
艺术工作者能够为边缘人说话吗?他们是否也会被消音、制服,最终被抹去?
由:

陈崇敬
Bani Haykal
陈宇泱
吴悦娟
Haresh Sharma
许婉婧
郭庆亮
罗子涵
MAX.TAN
梁海彬
陈雪薇
Sani Hussin
Sharda Harrison
Siti Khalijah Zainal

联合创作
Drama Box and The Necessary Stage
present
Manifesto

 
1963. A young painter is forced to abandon his family and his art when he is embroiled in the tumultuous politics of the era. 
 
1987. Three writers are detained by the Internal Security Bureau, each making different choices that will leave indelible marks on their lives. 
 
2016. Artists occupy a derelict building in a bid to present their works free from state intervention, but find themselves entangled in market and personal politics instead. 
 
2024. Successors of a theatre company discover that it has a hidden history, and grapple with the reasons behind the rewriting of the past.

Through the lens of events stretching across 70 years, Manifesto, a brand new multilingual collaboration by Drama Box and The Necessary Stage, investigates the role of artists in history and politics:
 
Can Artists be alternative voices for the marginalized or will they be silenced, subdued and ultimately, erased?

Created by                  
Alvin Tan
Bani Haykal
Ellison Tan Yuyang
Goh Guat Kian
Haresh Sharma
Koh Wan Ching
Kok Heng Leun
Loo Zihan
MAX.TAN
Neo Hai Bin
Petrina Dawn Tan
Sani Hussin
Sharda Harrison
Siti Khalijah Zainal

Performed in English, Mandarin, Malay and various dialects
Dates:
9 - 12 & 16 - 19 March 2016, 8pm
12, 13, 19 & 20 March 2016, 3pm
 
Venue:
The Necessary Stage Black Box
 

Tickets:
​$35 | $28* 
(* Concessions for students, senior citizens and NSF)


production photos