No Parking On Odd Days and The Coffin Is Too Big For The Hole are two of late theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun’s most famous monologues. Both works have been staged in English and Mandarin numerous times since they were written in the mid-1980s. In Dialects & Dialectics, Nelson Chia – the artistic director of Nine Years Theatre – works with actors Hang Qian Chou and Tay Kong Hui to explore the cultural sentiments and grassroots sensibilities of these plays by staging them in Chinese dialects. Come catch this double-bill showcase performed in Cantonese and Teochew. Chinese and English surtitles are provided.
The Vault: Dialects & Dialectics
No Parking On Odd Days &
The Coffin Is Too Big For The Hole
Kuo Pao Kun
Directed by Nelson Chia.
Presented by Centre 42, with support from Nine Years Theatre.
Performed in Cantonese and Teochew, with Chinese
and English surtitles.
Date and time
5 May (Fri) - 6 May (Sat) 2017
Sat: 4pm & 8pm
Centre 42 Black Box
Written by Kuo Pao Kun
Directed by Nelson Chia
Hang Qian Chou (No Parking On Odd Days)
Tay Kong Hui (The Coffin Is Too Big For The Hole)