Never too late for romance

Joel Tan's play, The Way We Go, looks at love encountered at different ages, in different ways.

Published Thu, Nov 6, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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SINCE his debut in 2011 with Family Outing, playwright Joel Tan has been steadily carving a name for himself in the Singapore theatre scene. His newest play, The Way We Go, proves just why you should be keeping an eye on him.

Cross Bridget Jones with a Singapore convent school and you'll get some idea of his new work. The Way We Go tackles what it means to go through life without love, only to unexpectedly stumble across it later in life.

Set in the fictional Convent of Our Lady of Lourdes, it follows a group of three teachers and two former students; principal Agatha Mao (Lydia Look), her best friend Violet (Neo Swee Lin), her love interest Edmund (Patrick Teoh), as well as Lee (Julie Wee) and Gillian (Chng Xi…

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