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The Singapore Theatre Festival, arguably the country's most politically and socially relevant art event, returns with bold works

Helmi Yusof
Published Thu, Jul 19, 2018 · 09:50 PM
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THE THING ABOUT the arts is this: it's not easy, even for the seasoned eye, to predict whether an artwork will stand the test of time. There are, of course, benchmarks of excellence, but these don't guarantee whether, in the case of a play, it will be restaged again, attract serious academic scrutiny, be fussed and fawned over for posterity, and become part of the canon.

There are times when this reviewer thinks that a play is terrific and generations …

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