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Roots is an award winning play by playwright Oliver Chong. It won the Best Script and Best Production awards at the Life! Theatre Awards in 2013.
This monologue-play which traces Chong's journey to China to find his roots was originally in Mandarin, but this is the English version that is debuting on Sistic Live. This English version was also written by Oliver Chong.
You can choose to pay what you'd like, starting with as low as $10 per ticket. Each ticket provides you with 48 hours by which to...
Start Sales Date
27 Nov 2020, 12am to 27 Dec 2020, 11.59pm
Approximately 1 hour
Valid for access till 2359hr the day after the selected show date
Rating: General (G)
Sharmila Melissa Yogalingam ~ Producer-Director of Emily of Emerald Hill|
Sharmila has been producing and directing theatre since 2016, starting off with Emily of Emerald Hill in that year, Dinner with Friends in 2017 and Agnes of God in 2018.
In 2019 she also wrote 3 original plays that she produced and directed, namely Railway Records, Beach Burden Bliss and Scandal for Seniors.
In 2020, Sharmila will be producing and directing the following plays that will be specifically made into the digital format: 100 Years of Mesmerizing Musical Theatre (July), Emily of Emerald Hill (August), Roots (September), Railway Records (October), and Sounds of War (November).
Sharmila is also a Writer-Director-Producer of Television Shows, Movies, Web Series, Corporate Videos and Documentaries. In addition, she’s a Music Composer and Producer, and is the Owner-President of Arts, Music and Media production house DESERT WINE and its theatrical arm COMFORT THEATRE.
Sean Lai ~ Actor
Sean is a regular actor with the Singapore Repertory Theatre having appeared in Grim Tales, Lord of the Flies, Repunzel, Merchant of Venice, and Hanuman.
Sean has also appeared regularly for Buds Theatre in shows such as The Elizabeth Choy Project and Going Local.
In addition, Sean's work with Act 3 includes A Black & White Voyage and Buses and Roads.
Sean also can be seen on television in shows like Lion Mums, Sent, Mata Mata, Missing Peace and FAM!.
Most recently on stage, Sean was in 2019's Beach Burden Bliss where he took the main role of real life survivor of the Sook Ching Massacre - Chan Cheng Yean.
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