The Spirits Play (2017)

27 October 2017 – 29 October 2017 @ Victoria Theatre

In The Spirits Play, five Japanese spirits – a General, a Man, a Mother, a Girl and a Poet – recollect their life experiences in the Second World War. They are thrown into turmoil in their attempt to understand the war and its atrocities that were inflicted upon them not only by the foreign enemy but also by their own government and army. A notable work in Singapore theatre, The Spirits Play poignantly depicts the agony, guilt and turmoil left in the aftermath of war.

Playwright: Kuo Pao Kun
Director / Set Designer: Oliver Chong

Lighting Designer: Lim Woan Wen
Sound Designer: Darren Ng
Costume Designers: Max Tan & Yuan Zhiying of MAX.TAN
Puppetry Designers & Makers: Daniel Sim, Oliver Chong, Myra Loke

Starring:
Alvin Chiam
Doreen Toh
Jasmine Xie Huilin
Johnny Ng
Jo Kwek
Myra Loke
Tan Wan Sze
Tay Kong Hui

Production Manager: Lam Dan Fong
Technical Manager: Huang Xiang Bin
Stage Manager: Celestine Wong
Assistant Stage Managers: Marilyn Ang, Merissa Tang

Surtitlist: Shang Dianjun
Set Coordinator: Ctrl Fre@k
Sound Assistant: Jing Ng
Wardrobe Manager: Theresa Chan

(Source: The Finger Players Website)


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credits

Kuo Pao Kun
Playwright
Oliver Chong
Director, Set Designer, Puppet Designer, Puppet Maker
Lim Woan Wen
Lighting Designer
Darren Ng
Sound Artist, Music Composer
Max Tan
Costume Designer
Yuan Zhiying
Costume Designer
Daniel Sim
Puppet Designer, Puppet Maker
Myra Loke
Puppet Designer, Puppet Maker, Cast

artefacts

Contemporary Classics (2017), Programme
Programme for Contemporary Classics (2017).
The Finger Players
Recorded: 27 October 2017
Contemporary Classics (2017), Brochure
Brochure for Contemporary Classics (2017).
The Finger Players
Recorded: 27 October 2017