Trilogy

Trilogy A collection of three plays by Haresh Sharma that explores the fundamentals of text and realism by scrutinising pressing issues that affect contemporary society Written between and the play

  • Title: Trilogy
  • Author: Haresh Sharma
  • ISBN: 9789810848
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of three plays by Haresh Sharma that explores the fundamentals of text and realism by scrutinising pressing issues that affect contemporary society Written between 2006 and 2008, the plays Fundamentally Happy , Good People , and Gemuk Girls feature simple but powerful narratives that question personal, social, cultural and political convictions TheseA collection of three plays by Haresh Sharma that explores the fundamentals of text and realism by scrutinising pressing issues that affect contemporary society Written between 2006 and 2008, the plays Fundamentally Happy , Good People , and Gemuk Girls feature simple but powerful narratives that question personal, social, cultural and political convictions These award winning plays represent some of The Necessary Stage s most critically acclaimed works in recent years and are set to be contemporary classics of Singapore theatre.

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    1. ** I've only read Fundamentally Happy since it's the one my lecturer required me to read so my rating is based on that play only.A play that I found initially annoying due to the characters, but disturbing near the end. It deals with the possible complications involved in/the aftereffects of child molestation and to some extent, Stockholm Syndrome. Although less violent/explosive than Lizard, this still gives off a similar vibe. There are also some modern slang and Singaporean slang present, and [...]

    2. I bought this after seeing "Gemuk Girls" at The Necessary Stage. TNC made the decision to translate a lot of the dialogue into Malay and I think it was a good one. The acting was impressive and it actually made me cry, but I think part of the realism was the decision to have a Malay family speak Malay. I also enjoyed reading the other 2 plays in this book but am not sure how much impact they would have on stage in real life as I'm not a big theatre person so can't really imagine it.

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