Sep 7 & 8

University Cultural Centre Dance Studio
Sep 7 & 8

NUS Arts Festival 2018: past//present by Damon Chua & Wang Liansheng

University Cultural Centre Dance Studio

Sep 7 & 8

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    * Full-time STUDENT with valid student pass

    ► This is a Free Seating event.
    ► Concession holders (STUDENT) unable to produce a valid ID upon admission are required to upgrade their concession ticket to a full-price STANDARD ticket.


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Two writers, two time zones, two series of works from different periods of their careers. 

Damon Chua is a New York-based playwright, poet, fiction writer and producer. Wang Liansheng is a Singaporean playwright and lawyer. In past // present, they showcase short works focusing on a male character's struggle with societal norms, from their past, and present.

Comprising two short plays from Best Foot Forward (first staged by ACTION Theatre in 1995), and A Letter To _______ (first produced by The Theatre Practice in 2013) along with two new short plays - Bonsai & Two Men Peeingpast//present promises an intimate, thoughtful and emotional examination of the male identity across time, language and space.

Best Foot Forward (English)
A Letter To ________ (Mandarin with English surtitles)
Bonsai (English)
Two Men Peeing (English)



  • Fri, Sep 7 at 8:00 PM

    Doors Open Time: 7:45pm

  • Sat, Sep 8 at 7:30 PM

    Doors Open Time: 7:15pm
    A post-show dialogue will follow after this session's performance.

    Duration: Approx. 2 hours
    Language: English

Admission Policy

1. Admission to show/venue by full ticket only. Printed or electronic tickets must be produced for admission.

2. Infants in arms and children under 6 years old will not be admitted into the performance venue.

3. Adults and children 6 years old and above will each require a ticket for admission.

4. Latecomers will only be admitted during intervals, if any.

5. No photography or videography is allowed during the performance.

6. No eating and/or drinking is allowed at the performance venue.

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3. The resale of ticket(s) at the same or any price in excess of the initial purchase price is prohibited.

4. There is no refund, exchange, upgrade or cancellation once ticket(s) are sold.

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