Gritty clash of classes

AT ONE point, the characters, unable to contain their rage, start to scream and tear at each other with stunning vehemence. It is a sight made all the more nerve-racking because the actors are just metres away from you. That they would lose their balance at any point and crash into you is a real - and thrilling - possibility.

The Necessary Stage's highly charged production of Poor Thing wants to present and dissect that not-so-rare creature called the Ugly Singaporean. The performance space has been...

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