In-house Series 2
20-21 August 2016
Directed by Claire Devine
Cast: Matthew Jasper, Victoria Mintey & Sahirrah Safit
How to be Happy by Amanda Leong Alicia and Nathan have been together for over ten years. Their relationship is stale and monotonous; you can smell the boredom between them. The overwhelming lack of interest in each other. But they are married, they must persevere. It is their duty. At a bus stop, along Bukit Timah Road, Nathan meets Sophie, a National Junior College student. 17 and beautiful. Nathan falls head over heels in love. Ignoring the obligations of marriage, he embarks on a torrid affair with a girl ten years his junior. The outcomes are explosive.
Dealing with extra-marital affairs, loneliness and abandonment, this play explores the pain of each party and their response to this chronic situation.
8.00pm: 20 & 21 August 2016
Playwright Amanda Leong
Director Claire Devine
Matthew Jasper as …………….. Man
Victoria Mintey as …………….. Woman
Sahirrah Safit as …………….. Girl
Stage Manager Rebecca Lee
Asst. Stage Manager/Publicity Ruth Chee
Lighting Design Petrina Dawn Tan
Marketing Stanley Seah