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y separately published work icon Ma Ma Ma Mad single work   drama   - 1 hour
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Ma Ma Ma Mad
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'Ma Ma Ma Mad is the based on the true story of a young woman growing up in Singapore. This powerful play deals with death and suicide, love and loss, sex and sexual awakening, family and culture. Set in a dingy karaoke bar, this solo production brings us a heartfelt and honest tale, as the actor switches between herself, her mother, her maid and her ex-­lovers. Ma Ma Ma Mad is sometimes shocking, to the point of brutal honesty, but always endearing and ultimately hopeful tale from a woman who became an orphan as a child, then, after being raised by her adolescent brother, an international artist as a young woman.

'Drawing on a traditional narrative arc and littered with emotional expressions through physical theatre — sometimes words will just not do — this is an inspiring and raw tale that will have you questioning your own expressions of love, and leave you with faith in the human spirit that life does go on and, against all odds, we can triumph over the greatest of tragedies.' (Publication summary)

Production Details

  • Ma Ma Ma Mad was first produced as part of Anywhere Theatre Festival Brisbane premiering at 2002 CyberCity on May 10, 2013.

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First known date: 2013
    • South Brisbane, South Brisbane - East Brisbane area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 2013 .
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      • Published January 2015
      Series: Playlab Indie Playlab (publisher), series - publisher
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