7 November 2019 – 9 November 2019 @ Theatre Studio, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay


Presented by Intercultural Theatre Institute
In Collaboration with Esplanade — Theatres on the Bay

What are the evolving ‘rules’ of sexual encounters in a ‘swipe right’ culture? 
What lies do we tell each other and ourselves in order to survive in an increasingly ‘throw-away’ consumerist society? 
How do we form genuine relationships in this post-truth unstable world? 

ITI presents the Asian premiere of Lie With Me, led by the award-winning team of playwright Kaite O'Reilly (“a writer to cherish” - The Guardian, “thought-provoking and entertaining” - The Stage) and director Phillip Zarrilli (“masterful artistry” - Disability Arts Online; “intellectual audacity coupled with sophisticated storytelling” - Wales Arts Review).

Performed by the international cast of ITI’s graduating cohort, Lie With Me takes a clear-eyed look at contemporary urban life in Singapore, through glimpses into the lives of eight young people trying to find their way in the world.

Performances will be live-captioned. 

Advisory 16 (Mature Content and Coarse Language)

Written by: Kaite O’Reilly
Directed by: Phillip Zarrilli
​Performed by: ITI's 2019 graduating cohort
Production Designer: Dorothy Png
Sound Designer: Lee Yew Jin (Ctrl Fre@k)
Associate Sound Designer: Jeffrey Yue (Ctrl Fre@k)

(Source:  Intercultural Theatre Institute Website)


Dorothy Png
Production Designer
Lee Yew Jin
Sound Designer
Jeffrey Yue
Associate Sound Designer


Lie With Me (2019), Review
Lie Lie with Me is presented by the graduating students of Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI). Written by Kaite O’Reilly and directed by Phillip Zarrilli, the piece explores the complex dynamics of modern-day relationships. The characters in this work come from various backgrounds, including a migrant worker struggling to find employment, a high-ranking boss, a struggling artist, and a cleaner. This serves not only to display a variety of perspectives, it also highlights the universality of re
Yong Yoke Kay
Reviewed: 9 November 2019