A Novel Idea

Performance | 19 & 20 January 2018, Fri & Sat
7.30pm - 8pm & 9pm - 9.30pm | Play Den

Vote for one of these three classic novels to be performed each night. Directed by Samantha Scott-Blackhall, and performed by Janice Koh and Daniel Jenkins, this condensed but precise stage reading promises to be a treat.

Novel selections:
1984, Frankenstein and The Great Gatsby

*Please register at Front of House at least 15 minutes before the performance begins. Unclaimed seats may be given away to walk-in patrons.

Biographies of Artists

Janice Koh

A respected stage and screen actor, Janice Koh won the Life! Theatre Award for Best Actress in 2003 for her performance in David Auburn’s Proof and received Best Actress nominations for her roles in Optic Trilogy, Rabbit Hole, Hitting (On) Women, and One Flea Spare. Internationally, Koh has performed at various international festivals and performing venues, in 2016, she performed in Sandaime Richard, an international collaboration directed by Ong Keng Sen, which toured to Tokyo, Shizuoka, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kochi and Suita, Japan.

Daniel Jenkins

Born and bred in the UK, Daniel Jenkins has been acting for over 25 years after being trained at National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Best known for his work in theatre and has appeared in over 30 Singapore Theatre productions. Jenkins has been nominated 6 times for both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Straits Times Life Theatre Awards and he has won the Best Supporting Actor Award twice for his roles in Quills, and Cabaret.

Samantha Scott-Blackhall

Awarded Singaporean Eurasian Director, Samantha Scott-Blackhall has directed over 50 professional theatre productions in the last 15 years. She has worked with several theatre companies in Singapore and continues to cast her net with film Production companies and Advertising companies alike. At the Life! Theatre Awards 2005, Scott-Blackhall was awarded Best Director for The Physicists, and at the 2006 Life! Theatre Awards, Luna-id was awarded Best Production of the Year for Quills, which was also directed by Scott-Blackhall.

Jan 19 - Jan 20, 2018
[ Fri ] - [ Sat ]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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