LIZARD BY E HOUSE at PJ Live Arts Jaya One
Presented by E House Theatre & Production (E House) that brought us Malaysia’s first award-winning Nyonya thriller performed in Chinese, “Lizard” is a 90-minute theatre performance that examines the relationship between family members, the manipulation of feelings and trust, and men’s obsession to control.
The story revolves around a conventional Chinese family with a paralysed mother who can only communicate through her eyes; The father who had faithfully remained at the side of his wife; The eldest son who owns a café at the age of 24; A conservative and bashful elder daughter who writes for a living; And the youngest daughter who is abrasive and unafraid to challenge the authority.
Despite the differences in characters, the parents and siblings have been living in harmony and every members of the family understands and respect the rule of coming home for dinner together regardless of work or social activities.
Unknowing to them, a dark secret is lurking amongst the family, as it was perfectly disguised and as cold-blooded as a lizard. Disorder will soon hit the family, while the secret will be unravelled by a surprise visit of the aunt who had stayed overseas for the last 20 years.
E House, the team behind the production of “Lizard” is the same folks who brought us “Casa”, their first production which had won three awards during the ADA Drama Award 2010, namely Best Supporting Actor, Best Stage Design and Best Graphic Design. E House producer and founder, Emiko Ten founded the team at the young age of 24 in 2010, and had since made her name as one of the youngest and most successful stage producer.
Milo Low, the director of “Lizard” and playing the role of the father was the winner of ADA Drama Award Best Supporting Actor for 2010 and 2011. On top of that, he is also a theatre educator with 12 years of experience, and is a trained performer in body rhythm, directing, acting, and script-writing.
Art direction is by Suzuki Cheng, who is a Macanese and formally joined E House as a partner after her first collaboration with the team in “Casa”.
“Lizard” will be performed in Chinese with English subtitles at PJ Live Arts (PJLA), Jaya One, Petaling Jaya from 4th until 6th November 2011. Ticket is priced at RM30. For more information or ticket purchase, kindly contact 017-6966003, 016-7154345.
4 November 2011 8.30pm
5 November 2011 11.30am / 3.30pm / 8.30pm
6 November 2011 8.30pm
About E House
E House Theatre & Production (E House) was formed in 2010, by local stage producer Emiko Ten at the age of 24. With the motto of the founder – “Insist on Believing”, E House successfully presented its first ever production– “Casa” which had garnered three awards during the ADA Drama Awards 2010, namely Best Supporting Actor, Best Stage Design and Best Graphic Design.
E House is actively training and cultivating the next generation of stage talents, from performance to stage administration, production and planning, with the objective of creating a sustainable environment and human resources for local theatre industry.