OPs OPHELIA: a FaShioN opeRa A performance project for a contemporary audience combining fashion, music, and dance-theatre.
Conceived and Directed by Rohaizad Suaidi
The performance is a celebration of women and the roles they play in society.
OPs OPHELIA takes inspiration from Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" pre-Raphaelite paintings of Ophelia, German writer Heiner Muller's "The Hamletmachine" and the book "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls" by clinical psychologist Dr. Mary Pipher.
This production aims to theatrically present the struggles and challenges experienced by Malaysian women of different age groups, social classes, spiritual backgrounds and sexual identities in their journey through the male-dominated cultural landscape to find their true selves
Featuring Adlin Aman Ramli, Anne James, Fang Chyi, Juliana Ibrahim, Junainah M Lojong, Kiew Suet Kim, Marion D'Cruz, Maya Tan Abdullah, Susan Sarah John and a cast of over twenty performers!
Producers Rohaizad Suaidi & Llewellyn Marsh
Executive Producer Vernon Emuang
June 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 2004
Stor Teater @ Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (DBP)
except Sundays, June 20 & 27 @ 6.30pm and 9.00pm
RM 22 Students Concession
(All performances except Charity Nights on June 17 & 24)
RM 37 Tuedays (June 22), Wednesdays (June 16 & 23)
RM 47 Fridays, Saturdays, Sunday (Jun 18-20, Jun 25-27)
RM 67 Thursdays (Charity Nights - June 17 & 24)