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Written and staged in 1964, A White Rose at Midnight is one of the earliest Singaporean plays. It depicted relatable local characters and reflected the turbulent, uncertain state of society at the time. Not only does it act as a theatrical time capsule of 1960's Singapore, it continues to find relevance in the present day. In 2014, Centre 42 presented The Vault 1.1 - Nineteen Sixty-Four, a lecture-performance that included an investigation of the text of A White Rose at Midnight, contextualised by reflections from veteran actors and local news articles from the 1960's. 

This year, Centre 42 looks forward to commemorating the 60th anniversary of A White Rose at Midnight through a Vault presentation with students from the National University of Singapore's Theatre and Performance Studies course. Join us for their performance-response, The TRUE Awards, on 11 and 12 April, and click below to find out more about A White Rose at Midnight, The Vault 1.1 - Nineteen Sixty-Four, and Singapore's theatre scene in the 1960s! 


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