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2 plays win S'pore theatre's top prize

M1-ST Life! Theatre Awards gives out trophies in 12 categories as local theatre continues to flourish.

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Besides the top prize, Monkey Goes West (above) also won the Reader's Choice Award for Best Production. It featured (from left) Frances Lee, Joshua Lim, Sugie Phua and Siti Khalijah Zainal.Art actor Peter Sau, seen in a sequence of the play with Liu Xiaoyi and Oliver Chong, nabbed the Best Actor trophy.
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Besides the top prize, Monkey Goes West also won the Reader's Choice Award for Best Production. It featured Frances Lee, Joshua Lim, Sugie Phua and Siti Khalijah Zainal.Art actor Peter Sau (left, above), seen in a sequence of the play with Liu Xiaoyi (centre) and Oliver Chong, nabbed the Best Actor trophy.

Singapore

IN an unprecedented tie for Singapore's top theatre award, Wild Rice's Monkey Goes West and Nine Years Theatre's Art were both named Production of the Year at the M1-The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards 2015.

The 15th edition of the awards, which is the country's only