Encore IV: Love Life
After performing to full houses in 2009, 2010 and 2011, The Necessary Stage’s Theatre for Seniors is back with Encore IV: Love Life!
 
Featuring a series of locally written and devised short plays, Encore IV: Love Life explores the joys and pains of love in its various manifestations.
 
Dondang Sayang
The traditional Dondang Sayang [or love ballad] is revived in this brand new collaboration with inter-generational performers. Following the style of the Baba Nonya Dondang Sayang, the show will present light-hearted skits, together with song and dance featuring live musicians.

Directed by:
Najib Soiman

Devised and performed by: Irene Ong, Paula Ng, Nur Suhaili Safari Wijaya, Gloria Tan, Agnes Ng, David Park & Kok Siew Khin
 


The Family Story
Find out more about the old wives' tales of today and yesteryear as a group of senior actors share their intimate, funny and dramatic stories.

Written by:
Wang Liansheng

Directed by:
Jeffrey Tan

Music by:
Saedah Samat-Alkaff

Devised and performed by:
Gladys Tan
Irene Ong
Padma Krishnan
Paula Ng
Wendy Ng

 
Dates:
20 - 22 June 2013, 8pm
22 & 23 June 2013, 3pm
 
Venue:
Marine Parade Community Club Theatrette

 
Tickets
$17

 
The Familiar Stranger
Love, lost and regrets... What happens when you cannot forget the path not taken?

Written by:
Wang Liansheng

Directed by:
Jeffrey Tan

Music by:
Saedah Samat-Alkaff

Devised and performed by:
Choo Ai Keow
Eleanor Song
Tina Wah

 

Departure
A mother struggles to come to terms with the idea that her daughter does not wish to return to Singapore after her overseas education.
 
Written by:
Haresh Sharma

Directed by:
Alvin Tan

Cast:
Sharda Harrison & Padma Krishnan

 

Goodbye
Sometimes it's difficult to say goodbye – even if you know you have to.

Written by:
Haresh Sharma

Directed by:
Alvin Tan

Music by:
Saedah Samat-Alkaff

Cast:
Kris Lim
Thomas Lim Siang Seng
Gloria Tan

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