Theatre show "Lizard" @ PJ Live Arts, Jaya One PJ

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

A theatre show about control, manipulation and hidden camera

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”. 

 Assitant Director - Azo

Producer - Emiko Ten

Stage Director - Eagle

 Cynthia who plays the role as the youngest daughter

 Emily who plays the role of as the elder daughter

 Swei who plays the role as the eldest son

 Tammy who plays the role as the mother

 Youngest Daughter's boy friend - Kent

 Claudia who plays the role as the aunt

“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.

Show schedule:
4 November 2011 8.30pm
5 November 2011 11.30am / 3.30pm / 8.30pm
6 November 2011 8.30pm

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  1. Don feel like watching at all cos I hate lizards (the real cicak lar)... the name already made me shudders in fear LOL

  2. Dear Nikel,

    Dear YT,
    HAHHAAA!! But the story seems nice leh :) I should go and watch it but I can't make it! argg.. Else, I can tell you the whole story and my opinion. Who knows, later you will start to LIKE lizards already. hehehee

  3. You're such a culture vulture huh!
    Do vultures like to eat lizards? ;)


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