SEARCH

Showing 1-10 of 14 results

  • News & article

    A political message of hope

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 06/09/2019

    » Back with the second of three productions to celebrate its 33rd anniversary, DreamboxTheatre Bkk steps into the future with a new playwright and fifth sung-through musical, Namngoen Tae: The Musical.

  • News & article

    Long day's journey into night

    Life, Alongkorn Parivudhiphongs, Published on 29/08/2019

    » When a producer announces a concept musical, we anticipate a production that offers something different: things like non-linear storytelling, plots secondary to presentation and some experimental context. Some might expect minimalism in presentation, few main characters, a small-scale ensemble. Think Hair, Cats, Chicago or Spring Awakening.

  • News & article

    Aum wins at court, Num's bored with louts, Poj's dope oil scare

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 30/06/2019

    » Actor and director Atichart ''Aum'' Chumnanont has won another 1 million baht in damages against the company which he took to court almost three years ago after it accused him of running a soap opera badly and doctoring the accounts.

  • News & article

    Music fest

    Muse, Published on 24/03/2018

    » CentralWorld, Ratchadamri RoadToday and tomorrow at noon

  • News & article

    Contemporary mission

    Life, Published on 10/04/2018

    » A few months prior to its 10th anniversary, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) made a major announcement: a new director. As of March 1, Pawit Mahasarinand has taken the helm of the city's main art venue and the largest public-funded art centre in the country, a surprising choice to many, though an entirely welcoming one.

  • News & article

    Teeming with Theatres Part II

    Guru, Published on 10/11/2017

    » The fourteenth edition of the famous theatre fest returns with 72 shows by 58 performance groups over three weekends. They will take place at BACC and eight venues in Bangkok. Bangkok International Performing Art Meeting 2017 is part of the theatre fest and takes place from Nov 14-18. Here are some highlights of its second week.

  • News & article

    Puff away pain

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 30/05/2017

    » Marijuana is a two-sided plant. Despite its medicinal benefits especially for severe pain management, marijuana -- or weed -- is known to be one of the most abused drugs in the world, giving a euphoric high, and even delusions and hallucinations if smoked too much.

  • News & article

    Chit Phumisak, on stage

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 07/09/2017

    » Splashing Theatre returns to the stage with Teenage Wasteland: Summer, Star And The (Lost) Chrysanthemum, a play inspired by the life and work of Chit Phumisak. At times moving, at times frustratingly obscure, Thanaphon Accawatanyu's ambitious new creation makes a subtle statement about institutional violence against Thai youth and political dissidents.

  • News & article

    Cool Thailand?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 29/04/2016

    » It is only with reference to J-pop or K-pop that we have a clue as to what the word "T-pop" could possibly mean: an attempt at cultural export -- film, music and other forms of entertainment -- to create a "Thai brand" of cool. It's better late than never, so the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has recently launched a campaign, with Thai star Mario Maurer as the presenter, with the aim to boost tourism in Thailand and expand the entertainment market in China.

  • News & article

    A different kind of prison

    Muse, Published on 17/09/2016

    » Insein Prison, an infamous cell in Yangon, has been notoriously known for its abysmal condition. During the 1980s, the Myanmar junta used the phrase "going to Moscow" to make a threat to opponents. Political activists knew that "going to Moscow" was going to Insein prison, a trip worse than death itself. The prison fortress is known locally as the "darkest hellhole in Myanmar".

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?