In the quiet of their church’s cry room, Catherine and David anxiously await the results of an important vote. As the crucial decision hangs in the balance, the life they have built together over the last 30 years comes under sharp scrutiny, and they are compelled to confront the very basis of their relationship.
Tender Submission bears witness to the unspooling of a decades-long marriage. When faith and purpose diverge, what truly lies at the heart of a relationship? Can a new path be found together?
Under Huzir Sulaiman and Chen Yingxuan’s taut, vivid direction, veteran actors and real-life couple Neo Swee Lin and Lim Kay Siu bring honesty and nuance to these complex characters as they navigate unspoken doubts, fears, and desires.
With precision and deep compassion, Lucas Ho’s new play grapples with the tensions between the institutional and the individual, and asks what it really means to commit to something greater than yourself.
Neo Swee Lin
Lim Kay Siu