Fragrance (Wangian)

“Bercakap Dengan Salbiah” (2016) is the continuation of “Initiate, Develop, Perform” incubator programme by Reka Art Space in 2015. Turned into a full length script and staged in “Wayang diSinkeh” in 2017 as “Fragrance”

Inspired by the purported hauntings along the Vale of Tempe in Penang, this monologue tells the story of Salbiah – a 26 year-old factory worker – and her relationship with her policeman-boyfriend. Through a heady mix of news reports, popular anecdotes and imagined scenarios, this conflation of fact and myth slowly unveils and offers an explanation of what could have been behind this popular urban legend.

The performance is in Bahasa Malaysia with English surtitles.

Playwright: Noor Rizuwan
Performer: Darynn Wee
Director: Noor Rizuwan

18 April 2019 (Thu), 8.30pm
19 April 2019 (Fri), 8.30pm
20 April 2019 (Sat), 8.30pm
21 April 2019 (Sun), 3.30pm
21 April2019 (Sun), 8.30pm

KOTAK @ Five Arts Centre, TTDI
27, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 7, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

RM20 (Students/ Senior Citizens)
RM35 (Adults)

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This production is supported by Five Arts Centre and Yayasan Sime Darby.

Noor Rizuwan (Riz) is a graduate from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), majoring in Drama & Theatre. Since 2010, he served various roles in theatre productions. His past works as a director were ‘Hantu Rumah Mayat’ (2011), ‘Bukan Bunuh Diri’ (2013),) ‘Siapa Salbiah?’ (2015), ‘Fragrance’ (2016 & 2017), and ‘The Sounds’ (2018). He wrote a few theatre scripts as well. Recently, he joint stands up comedy circle to explore his new interest.

Darynn Wee is a theatre graduate from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Besides working as Production Assistant in Five Arts Centre, she acts and stage manages theatre performances where there are opportunities available. Some of her involvements include Monodrama: In Utero Pseudocyesis (2014), The Day I Met the Prince (2015-2016), Fragrance (2016-2017) Atomic Jaya (2018), Are You Game, Sau(dara)?(2019) and the most recent one was Tiga 3 (2018-2019) in Penang.

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