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POIGNANT PERFORMANCE: Siti Khalijah Zainal and Ebi Shankara play mentally ill lovers in the powerful Haresh Sharma play, Off Centre.

Two flew over the cuckoo's nest

May 1, 2015 5:50 AM

IN Esplanade Studios' revival of Haresh Sharma's famous play Off Centre, lead actor Ebi Shankara is a revelation. Playing mental patient Vinod, Shankara wears his role like a second skin. It's as if the words were written for him and only him - even though the play premiered in 1993 when