The Severing Sword

Theatre (opera, opera)

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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Suitability: 0+
  • Country: Singapore
  • Group: Nam Hwa Opera
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of violence, Strobe lighting
The show is performed in Teochew dialect, with English and Chinese subtitles.
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Based on a popular wuxia (chivalry and martial arts) novel by genre-master Liang Yu Sheng, the story follows a series of unfortunate events set into motion by men hungry for the legendary Kun Wu sword, promising ultimate power to those who possess it. Families and lovers are tragically torn apart in the bitter struggle for the sword, nurturing resentment and hatred that fuels a meaningless and devastating quest for revenge as fates become intertwined and long-hidden truths are revealed.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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