Plays by Jean Tay


Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

In Plunge, ex-economist Jean Tay shines satirical light on the Asian Economic Crisis, and with considerable boldness and innovation reveals Singapore’s sophistication on the global market.

Jean Tay’s plays have been performed in Singapore, the US, the UK and Italy. Plays produced include Water from the Well (1998), The Knot (1999), Plunge (2000), Everything but the Brain (2005, 2007, 2013), Boom (2008, 2009, 2012), Sisters (2013), Senang (2014) and The Shape of a Bird (2016). She is the founding Artistic Director of Saga Seed Theatre, set up in 2015 to bring Singaporean stories to the stage, and provide a platform to showcase and nurture local talent. She was attached to the Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) as Resident Playwright from 2006 to 2009, and since the start of 2012, has been helming SRT’s Young Company’s Writing Programme.