Meet the stars of 1S1M1S!
Malaysiakini presents Jo Kukathas, one of the most talented, versatile and charismatic performers of our time.
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From Malaysian Insider
Discourses with Yang Berhormat
By Sharaad Kuttan
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — In an exclusive interview,The Malaysian Insider speaks to one of the most recognisable faces in Malaysian politics today on matters central to the state of the nation. The indubitable Yang Berhormat does his best to muddy the waters.
TMI: Let me begin by saying [...]
By Shannon Shah of The Nut Graph
LOVE THE PM. ANY PM
THOUGH difficult to track down, the infamous YB (just “YB”, like “Madonna” or “Sting” or “Prince”) finally agreed to an exclusive with The Nut Graph. In this interview on 12 May 2010, YB shares his views with us on things Malaysian and current.
YB is currently [...]
AN explosively funny story involving missing engines, mansions, murders and things that go bump in the night, Sex! Money! Scandal! — The Pandemic, will be staged at PJ Live Arts in Jaya One, Petaling Jaya on May 15 and 16.
An Instant Cafe Theatre production, it stars ICT founder and artistic director Jo Kukathas.Kukathas plays multiple [...]
Instant Cafe Theatre celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2010; the venerable theatre company, best known for its satirical comedy revues, is finally old enough to vote!
ICT’s brand of political humour torpedo-ed taboos, amid general Malaysia’s self-censoring cowardice, back in the 1990s and early 2000s. (One anecdote has Dr M, after watching an ICT show and [...]
We trawled through our cobwebbed and dusty archives and were thrilled to find many gems. Here’s a script from the ancient days. Enjoy!
The ever-changing landscape of our country represents the existing multiple Malaysias, each one different from the other, not just ONE Malaysia.
Great cast. Packed show. Engaged audience. Lots of tea. O what a night!
Installing Puah Chin Kok’s photography exhibition was a rollercoaster ride of emotions that started with excitement, followed by enthusiasm, numbness, horror, hope and lastly satisfaction. Let us explain.
Our History, Their History, Whose History: Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Khoo Kay Kim in conversation with Eddin Khoo by Guest Contributor, Eunice Au
A nasi lemak seller earns more than Professor Khoo does. He can’t afford to eat at Mandarin Oriental everyday but the nasi lemak seller could buy the whole hotel.
How would you like history to be taught in schools? Wading through endless pages of a textbook filled with text, minimal pictures and confusing lingo? Guess not. We at CHAI think throwing in a play reading or two is bound to break the monotony!
Know what we at ICT would love to see?
Fresh faces, new talent and enthusiasm!
Drop by CHAI anytime for a cup of tea,
Your presence my dears would be simply awesome!
A Fresh Beginning at CHAI
by Eunice Au
For almost three years now, the Instant Cafe Theatre Company has been homeless. Or to be more specific, the company was working out of artistic director Jo Kukathas’ house. Meetings in pjs (pajamas), anyone? Good news is ICT is homeless no more (as of August [...]
“We hired a director than went to war with her for the next one month,” relates Andrew Hale of the Happy Dagger Theatre (HDT). Hmmm…is that how his outfit got its name?
“She didn’t understand that we (the actors in the production) wanted to collborate to make the show,” Hale almost answers our innermost thoughts.
He was [...]
“The actor’s job is just to be seen,” announces Andrew Hale in his first workshop session for the Instant Cafe Theatre – Happy Dagger Theatre training cum collaboration on 31 July.
“Be” – that’s the keyword for actors. Not “Do”.
This is my first ever acting workshop and I am thinking, OK, after the limbering up exercises, [...]