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Drift




01 - 10 Nov 2007

Shanghai Drama Arts Centre

Co-presented by Shanghai Drama Arts Centre & Drama Box

A co-commissioned production by the Singapore Season in China 2007 and Singapore Arts Festival 2008 and co-produced by Drama Box and the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre.

Life is always elsewhere.

2006…
Hui Ying, a middle-aged woman, finds out her husband is having an affair while working abroad; this news shatters the home she has tried hard to maintain for years.

Yinling returns to Shanghai upon losing her daughter but cannot forget her relationship with an older man in the country she left behind.

The elderly Wen De wants to go to Shanghai's Waibaidu (Garden) Bridge to fulfil a promise he made 40 years ago.

1996…
Sufen leaves Singapore, but she makes a pact with her husband to meet him at the bridge 40 years later.

1942…
A prostitute is torn between returning home or staying with her Nanyang lover. Where does her heart belong?


Playwright Nick Yu, Kok Heng Leun
Director Kok Heng Leun
General Producer Yang Shaolin
Artistic Director Lu Liang
Producer Zhang Yuan, Nicole Lim
Set Designer Sang Qi
Lighting Designer Psyche Chui
Costume Designer Hu Xiaohui
Movement Designer Xiao Ke
Video Designer Eva Tang
Music Composition The Observatory
 
Cast Jo Kwek
Zhou Yemang
Qin Xuan
Lim Kay Siu
Doreen Toh



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