Ong's spellbinding take on 'Richard III'

Stage Nov 22, 2016

Ong's spellbinding take on 'Richard III'

by Mika Eglinton

He is one of Asia's foremost theater directors, and Ong Keng Sen looked to be enjoying his latest challenge when we met in Tokyo in March during rehearsals for "Sandaime Richard," Japanese dramatist Hideki Noda's iconoclastic adaptation of Shakespeare's "Richard III." The Singaporean dramatist was ...

Emoto's 'Shrew' questions to provoke

Stage Nov 19, 2014

Emoto's 'Shrew' questions to provoke

by Nobuko Tanaka

"If I were a man doing the same work, no one would make any special mention of my gender, but I find I'm always being referred to by the media as 'the female director, Junko Emoto.' I don't want to say that's right or ...