It's an award-winning play by a Singaporean gay man, studied in classrooms in America. It was banned in Singapore in 1995, following a success in the New York Shakespeare Festival, directed by Ong Keng Sen. Now it's been eleven years late in coming, but hallelujah - A Language of Their Own is finally here, and it's fabulous.
The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte, considered by many to be among the greatest operas ever written, will be performed in a one-night only concert at the Victoria Concert Hall in celebration of the 250th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The Phantom of the Opera might have his Old World glamour. Miss Saigon might have her descending helicopter and her me-love-you-long-time exoticness. What Rent has is Karen Mok - scream, everyone - and an eclectic cast of characters whose trials and tribulations you will not easily forget.