Through tender storytelling, Oo-woo unravels the intricate web of caring for an elderly family member. As the story unfolds, deep secrets and hidden desires come to light, casting doubt on the strength of familial bonds. When their cherished family bird mysteriously disappears, a journey of unsettling discoveries begins, challenging the characters' understanding of duty and love.
Written by Raimi Safari, directed by Mohd Fared Jainal, and starring Dalifah Shahril, Farah Lola, Isabella Chiam and Yazid Jalil, Oo-woo delves into the haunting realm of dementia, blurring the lines between reality and illusion. A single bird brings into question the sacrifices and choices we make when faced with the unknown.
Oo-woo was developed at The Necessary Stage’s Playwrights’ Cove 2022 under the mentorship of Resident Playwright Haresh Sharma.
Performed in English and Bahasa Melayu
Written by Raimi Safari
Directed by Mohd Fared Jainal
Performed by Dalifah Shahril, Farah Lola, Isabelle Chiam and Yazid Jalil
Dramaturg: Haresh Sharma
Set Designer: Effendy Ibrahim
Sound Designer: Safuan Johari
Lighting Designer: Alberta Wileo