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Rehearsals for The Spirits Play (above), directed this time by Oliver Chong. He says he has hewn closely to its anti-war message.
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Rehearsals for The Spirits Play (above), directed this time by Oliver Chong. He says he has hewn closely to its anti-war message.

A new retelling of what war does to the human spirit

Two upcoming plays explore the grim realities and consequences of war.
Oct 30, 2015 5:50 AM

THEATRE director Oliver Chong has seen five of the six productions of Kuo Pao Kun's The Spirits Play in Singapore, mounted by different theatre companies; he saw the first production when he was just 21.

Now 38 and the resident director with The Finger Players, he is directing it. He