The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart…

(Video) The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart…

(Video) The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart…

The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart… was presented on 28 & 29 October 2017 in front of a live audience. Written by Aswani Aswath and dramaturged by Alfian Sa’at, Absence Makes the Heart… is an attempt to trace the presence and absence of Indian…
The Plays of “Absence Makes the Heart…”

The Plays of “Absence Makes the Heart…”

The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart… looks at the portrayal of Indian characters in Singapore English-language plays throughout history. Here are the plays whose excerpts are performed in Absence, as well as information about their first stagings.   The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart… traces the…
Losing the English Advantage

Losing the English Advantage

In colonial Singapore, English literacy among the Asiatic population – Chinese, Malays and Indians – was alarmingly low. In a 1935 report in the Malaya Tribune, the 1931 population census found that: However, among the three largest ethnic groups in…
The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart…

The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart…

  The Vault: Absence Makes the Heart… traces the presence and absence of Indian roles in Singapore English-language theatre. Written by Aswani Aswath and dramaturged by Alfian Sa’at, and featuring the actors Rebekah Sangeetha Dorai, Sivakumar Palakrishnan and Grace Kalaiselvi.