22 October 1987 – 24 October 1987 @ LT 13, National University of Singapore


“Someone came into the room where your daughter was asleep and hit her on the head with a hammer.”

Ronald, a cool, confident, well-dressed man in his early twenties murdered the adopted daughter of Madam, a ‘tai-tai’ wife of businessman Jinkee. However, there is one living witness to the crime — David, an almost P.I. Magnum, except that he has lived life. Only David could expose Ronald’s “perfidious crime.”

The scene opens at a cocktail party where Ronald has gone intending to kill David. In the process, the drama of Madam and Jinkee married life unfolds…

Cast: Fong Choon Sam, Colin Rozario, Valencia Teo, Jeremiah Lim
Guests: Leong Hein Wai, Miranda Lee, Alec Tok, Lim Mei Yin

Production Crew

Director: Elvira Holmberg
Playwright: Ovidia Yu

Production Manager: Alvin Tan
Producers: Nooraishah Bte. Abdul Hamid (Dead On Cue)
Stage Managers: Clarisse Ng ( Dead On Cue), Low Kah Wei (Dead On Cue — Assistant Stage Manager)

Set Design: Ivan Heng
Set: Danny Toh, Ambrose Poh
Lights: Michelle Teo, Bernice Wilson
Sound: Leo Siew Ere

Publicity: Low Kah Wei
Front-of House: Hope Wee, Lena Quek, Linna Chua
Ticketing: Celine Chow
Prompter: Andrew Koh
Make-up: Jeffrey Chew, Grace Teo & Tuck Weng

(Source: The Necessary Stage Programme)

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The Waiting Room and Dead On Cue (1987), Programme
Programme for The Waiting Room and Dead On Cue (1987).
The Necessary Stage
Recorded: 22 October 1987