5 November 2015 – 15 November 2015 @ Drama Centre Black Box, National Library Building


In The Spirits Play, five Japanese spirits - a General, a Man, a Mother, a Girl and a Poet - recall their life experience in the Second World War. They are collectively thrown into turmoil in the process of recollection, and in their wish to “make sense” of the war and its atrocities inflicted upon them, not only by the foreign enemy but also by their own government and army. A notable work in Singapore theatre, The Spirits Play poignantly depicts the agony, guilt and turmoil that occur in the aftermath of war.

Playwright: Kuo Pao Kun
Director: Oliver Chong

Alvin Chiam
Doreen Toh
Jasmine Xie Huilin
Johnny Ng
Jo Kwek
Myra Loke
Tan Wan Sze
Tay Kong Hui

Lighting Designer: Lim Woan Wen
Sound Artist & Music Composer: Darren Ng 

(Source: The Finger Players Website)

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The Spirits Play (2015), Flyer
Flyer for The Spirits Play (2015).
The Finger Players
Recorded: 5 November 2015