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A Thousand Ways Part III: An Assembly

600 HIGHWAYMEN (USA)

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Asian Premiere


 
  • SOTA Drama Theatre
    21 – 23 May 2021

    21 May, Fri, 7pm
    22 May, Sat, 2pm & 7pm
    23 May, Sun, 2pm & 7pm
  • $35* 

    *Limited concessions available for students, NSFs and seniors


    • 1h, no intermission

    • Rating: TBD

    • Performed in English

    • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance

      Due to the nature of the performance, latecomers will not be admitted

    To better experience the work, participants are encouraged to purchase showtimes that are separate from their family and friends


    Important Information for attendees of the live performance

    Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons at SOTA Drama Theatre.

    This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, temperature taking, TraceTogether check-in and observance of social distancing around the theatre.

    Patrons who have purchased the bundle of 3 would have been contacted to seek your date preference for PARTS II and III. For any further queries, please contact sifatickets@artshouse.sg

 
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A Thousand Ways Part III: An Assembly

600 HIGHWAYMEN (USA)

A Thousand Ways is a three-part performance in which you are the actor and you are the audience. Your words, actions, gestures, silence, thoughts, and willingness are the tools. You need no training. You are the expert. 

Obie Award-winning theatremakers, 600 HIGHWAYMEN, known for exhilarating performances that challenge the very definition of theatre, have created a quietly radical response to this new world with A Thousand Ways. Taking place over several months, each distinct instalment presents a new chance at making contact with a stranger. It is a chance at being heard, a brave moment to show up. 

This is an invitation. Will you attend? 


PART III: AN ASSEMBLY 
21 – 23 May

A public convening made up of you and every stranger from the project’s journey. Together we follow a shared score. This final instalment is a chance to feel the power and complexities of group assembly.  


Also Happening:

PART II: AN ENCOUNTER 
15 Apr – 2 May

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You and a stranger meet on opposite ends of a table, separated by a pane of glass. Using a script and a few simple objects, a simple exercise of working together becomes an experience of profound connection with another person. 


CREDITS:

A THOUSAND WAYS by 600 HIGHWAYMEN 

Written & created by Abigail Browde & Michael Silverstone
Executive Producer: Thomas O. Kriegsmann / ArKtype

Line Producer: Cynthia J. Tong
Creative Consultant & Dramaturg: Andrew Kircher

This production was commissioned by The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, Stanford Live at Stanford University, Festival Theaterformen, and The Public Theater, and was originally commissioned and co-conceived by Temple Contemporary at Temple University, USA. Original support for the production was provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.

REVIEWS & PRESS

“Just when you thought you might be getting a little cynical about the theater...think about 600 HIGHWAYMEN.”​ – The New Yorker 

“The standard-bearers of contemporary theatre-making”​– Le Monde

“Simple but sublime...the show alerts us to the awesome strangeness, and the utter ordinariness, too, of being alive in the here and now.”​– The New York Times 

“This is theatre for lean times ... experimental performance built to preserve and nurture a humane seed of communal cohesion for such time in the not-so-distant future when it will be most needed”​ - MCA Magazine 


ABOUT THE ARTIST

600 HIGHWAYMEN 

Since 2009, 600 HIGHWAYMEN (Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone) have been making live art that, through a variety of radical approaches illuminate the inherent poignancy of people coming together. The work exists at the intersection of theater, dance, contemporary performance, and civic encounter. Though the processes are varied, each project revolves around the same curiosity: what occurs in the live encounter between people. 

600 HIGHWAYMEN has been called the “the standard-bearers of contemporary theater-making” by Le Monde, and “one of New York’s best nontraditionaltheater companies” by The New Yorker. They have received commissions from The Public Theater, Temple Contemporary, Salzburg Festival, and Festival Theaterformen. They are recipients of an Obie Award and Switzerland’s ZKB Patronize Prize, and nominees for Austria’s Nestroy Prize, the prestigious Alpert Award and NYC’s Bessie Award. In 2016, Browde and Silverstone were named artist fellows by the New York Foundation for the Arts. 

 

(Photos by Maria Baranova) 



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