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By the Way

PRESENTED BY The Theatre Practice in collaboration with W!LD RICE
DIRECTED BY Ang Gey Pin
STARRING Ang Gey Pin / Serena Gatti / Letteria Giuffrè Pagano
DATES = 4 – 13 August 2006
VENUE Stamford Arts Centre

3 characters, ‘She in Rehearsal’, ‘The Actress with a Role’ and ‘The Director of Past’, are the central characters to this play by Ang Gey Pin.

‘She in Rehearsal’ is searching for a role to play, trying one text after another, but never satisfied until she opens a book and… finds the character Eurydice, played by ‘The Actress with a Role’. ‘She in Rehearsal’ thinks she has found her role at last.

‘The Actress with a Role’, however, remembers her dream as an actress and walks out of the role. She is searching for someone to direct her. The role ‘Eurydice’ disappears.

A director breaks out of her silence in a corner of the rehearsal room. But she is ‘The Director of Past’. She can neither direct ‘The Actress with a Role’ nor find a role for ‘She in Rehearsal’. And she is now yielding to her old dream of being an actress…

All three meet, each an actress in her own world, in her own dream. Each is searching for something…