MERDEKA / 獨立 / சுதந்திரம்
DATE: 10 - 27 October 2019
TIME: 2:30 PM (Sat & Sun)
7:30 PM (Tue - Sat)
VENUE: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ WILD RICE
TICKETING: $25 - $70
Available at SISTIC
As the Singapore Bicentennial is celebrated, six young people form a group called “Raffles Must Fall” to pore over forgotten texts and artefacts – including speeches, newspaper articles, petitions and songs – and to re-enact scenes from the past. 

Written by the award-winning Alfian Sa'at in collaboration with up-and-coming playwright Neo Hai Bin, this provocative and moving new play confronts us with questions about how colonial structures still shape the society we live in today.

Why celebrate the beginning of colonialism rather than its end? Has Singapore gained independence without truly undergoing a process of decolonisation? And if Raffles must fall, what will he take down with him? 
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