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Singapore International Festival of Arts 2020
The Year of No Return by The Necessary Stage (Singapore)
Synopsis

Rising sea levels. Melting polar ice caps. Biodiversity loss. Food shortages resulting in war, strife and refugee crises… Every day, we are inundated with dire consequences of the climate emergency.

In the face of this threat to humanity, what do we do? Recycle? Switch to environmentally-friendly products? Be a vegan? Stop having children? What can we do?

But, despite evidence of our rapidly changing environment, why do we have such different responses to climate change? What makes one a denialist, or compels another to commit acts of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice?

What are our personal stories and struggles? Can we as individuals, and collectively, affect change? Or will politics and profit dictate the fate of this planet-our only home?

A groundbreaking interdisciplinary collaboration with artists from Japan, Malaysia, The Philippines and Singapore, The Year of No Return by Singapore theatre company The Necessary Stage seeks to unravel the complications and contradictions in humanity’s responses to climate change, to question whether we live in an age of despair-or one of hope in the dark.

Start Sales Date

Super Early Bird Sales
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2 Dec 2019, 9am till 25 Feb 2020

Language

Performed in English, Malay, Japanese and Tagalog with English surtitles

Duration

Approximately 1 hours 30 minutes
(with no intermission)

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Rating / Age Limit

  • Advisory: Some mature content
  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 13 years old
  • Children 13 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance

Late Seating Advisory

  • Patrons are advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time
  • Late arrival may result in non-admittance until a suitable break in the performance

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No photography, video and audio recording is permitted for this event

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25% Discount for Super Early Bird
[Applicable to Cat 1 and Cat 2 only]
[Applicable from 2 Dec 2019 - 25 Feb 2020]

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[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass / SAF 11B (Military IC)]
[Applicable to Cat 2 only]
[Valid from 2 Dec 2019 onwards]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry.]
[Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]

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S$10 Tickets for Student Front Row Special
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[Valid from 2 Dec 2019 onwards]
[Limited tickets available]
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Event Date
Thu, 21 - Sat, 23 May 2020

8pm

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