Jean Tay

Jean Tay graduated with a double-degree in creative writing and economics from Brown University, USA. Plays produced include Chinatown Crossings, The Shape of a Bird, It Won't Be Too Long: The Cemetery - Dusk, Senang, Sisters, Boom, Everything but the Brain, Plunge, The Knot and Water from the Well. She has written over 30 plays and musicals, which have been performed in Singapore, the US, the UK, Italy and Indonesia. In 2000, her play The Knot was awarded 1st prize for Action Theatre's 10-minute Play Competition. She has been nominated four times for Best Original Script for the Life! Theatre Awards, and won for Everything But the Brain in 2006. Her plays Everything but the Brain and Boom have been published by Epigram Books, and have been used as 'O' and 'N' Level literature texts for secondary school students. 

Last Updated: March 2023


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Staged: 1 July 2022
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Staged: 24 March 2021
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Staged: 6 June 2019
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Staged: 1 May 2019
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