Occupation 2002

Past Productions & Events

“This was a triumph of a production.”
- Straits Times (Singapore)

“Occupation is a gem in the history of the theatre.”
- TODAY (Singapore)

“Sulaiman’s script is lyrical, nuanced and highly literate… The one-woman performance by the remarkable Claire Wong… nothing short of astounds.”
- The Arts Magazine (Singapore)
A Singapore Arts Festival 2002 Commission

An old woman’s recollection of romance under the Japanese Occupation of Singapore causes her young interviewer to re-evaluate life, memory, history and subjectivity. Seven characters, one actress. Lush music, stunning visuals, and a magically metamorphosing set.