3 westerners perform in Teochew opera at Esplanade's Moonfest

Friday, Oct 06, 2017

The crowd at an Esplanade's Moonfest event last Saturday (Sept 30) broke into smiles when three westerners joined local actors in an Teochew opera performance. Australian Prudence Roberts, a writer, who acted occasionally with Lao Sai Thor troupe because of her interest in the art form, received applause when she uttered lines in Teochew from a classic opera, Reunion at the Capital. She and another two expats, a Finnish man and a Russian woman, had earlier performed in another popular show, Six Kingdoms Appoint a Prime Minister.

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