Smartypants and the Swordfish

Gateway Academy invites you to delve into one of our most well-loved Singapore stories: The Legend of Redhill.

Written by award-winning playwright Jean Tay, SmartyPants and the Swordfish revolves around Nadim, a young kampong boy who unexpectedly saves the kindgom from a violent swordfish attack. As a group of students explore the circumstances leading to the boy's death at the hands of the jealous King Raja, they discover that there are many ways one can dissect and reimagine a story. Through a unique interactive theatre staging, our young audiences will be immersed in the story playing swordfishes, the sultan's advisors and the villagers of Redhill.

Directed by the critically-acclaimed Samantha Scott-Blackhall, SmartyPants and the Swordfish is more than a retelling of a classic legend of Redhill. It is a timely reflection of where we have come from and where we are going as a nation, especially so in this time of this Bicentennial year. The play doesn't just retell history, it highlights the nuances of power, addresses the issue of bullying and the importance of standing up for what is right.

Date: 13, 14, 20 July
Time: 3pm
Duration: 60 minutes, plus bonus post-show activities
Venue: Gateway Theatre Black Box
Price: $32 - Each ticket admits 1. Children aged 1 year and older will require a ticket for admission.
All ages

A part of Gateway Arts Festival 2019
See more about the festival at artsfest.gateway.sg

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#453849 2019-07-15 01:10:04
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Jul 13 - Jul 20, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SGT
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13 July, 3pm SOLD OUT $32.00
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Early Bird 15% off - 13 July, 3pm SOLD OUT $27.20
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3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore Singapore
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