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Pentas Budaya 2019

Pentas Budaya is an annual Malay theatrical production that uses theatre as a platform to discuss important issues pertinent in the Malay society. The theatre play provides an avenue for the audiences to think critically about the society and its systems, and thereby educating the public on the issues discussed in an entertaining manner.

Selubung tells the story of a group of friends as they navigate their final year in university. When Najwa’s big secret is revealed, the group find themselves at crossroads as they grapple with issues of faith, friendship, and agency. The script, written by PB19’s very own committee, deals with questions relating to the female body, the right of choice and religiosity. We aim to recognise and acknowledge the multiplicities of lived experiences with regards to issues that are often left ignored and to provide a nuanced perspective. We would also like to highlight the importance of seeking help as well as the responsibility others have towards their loved ones.

Selubung* will be held in Malay with English surtitles.

*This play is rated and may portray mature themes. Viewer discretion is advised.

Venue: Gateway Theatre

3 shows will be held on 28 and 29 June 2019.

  1. Opening - 28 June, 8pm (SOLD OUT)
  2. Matinee - 29 June, 3pm 
  3. Gala - 29 June, 8pm 

Tickets are priced at $12 each. Purchase 5 or more tickets for $10 each!

Payment can be made via bank transfer or PayLah. More details will be provided after your orders have been placed! 

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