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Part of the Typhoon Playreading Festival 2019

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Fri 11 Oct, 2.30pm


About Tango

Set in Singapore, several characters are drawn together by an explosive controversy around queer rights. Across generation, class, and political divides, all must navigate the city's toxic culture wars. Against towering administrative odds, a Singapore-British gay couple move back, son in tow, to Singapore to spend time with a dying, abusive father; an elderly waitress learns the hard way about call out culture; a lesbian mother finds the fissure point between politics and safety; and a closeted gay man learns to speak the language of his desire. Tango was first staged to critical acclaim by Pangdemonium, 2017, in Singapore. After the reading at 5pm there will be a panel discussion about opportunities for BEA writers