Category: Previews

Preview: How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth: A King Lear Parody

By Lee Chin Wee (14A01B)

What do Raffles alumni do in their free time after graduation?

Aside from two years of compulsory National Service for the guys, we end up getting involved in all sorts of activities: from studying till 2 am in the university library to fretting about getting the right internships so that Future You can pay rent and feed himself, post-JC life is just so fun.

When I’m not scraping together a living or curating my Instagram feed, I’m rehearsing for an independent production. It’s no Hamilton or Book of Mormon, but it promises to be great fun – it’s titled “How Sharper than a Serpent’s Tooth”, and is an irreverent parody of the Shakespearean classic, King Lear.

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Raffles Rave: A Preview

By Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) and Ling Young Loon (18S07A) 

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Raffles Rave Publicity Poster

Ever wake up mid-sleep, tell yourself you want to party, then realise you are too young to go clubbing? Fret no more. Audio-Visual Unit is bringing the rave to Raffles this Thursday. An afternoon of delicious thrills and musical wonder awaits — free for all Rafflesians.  Are you down for the party?

Raffles Press invites Thet Hay Thi Tun (17S06O), chairperson of the Audio Visual Unit (affectionately known as Raffles Crew or AVU for short) to share her thoughts on the event.

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Proof: What the Players Have to Say

By Catherine Zou (17A01B)

Photos by Erika Poh (17S03P)

I am a Player.

This has meant many things: fact-checking reviews of Players productions, being informed that I have a “theatrical quality”, and most importantly, being part of the yearly rush towards production. At this point of the year, conversations with fellow Players often revolve around the subject of ticket sales and publicity plans. With one week to go before production, our schedules orbit around rehearsals, publicity efforts, and set-building.

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