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Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011

September 24, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Good things come in small portions, and nothing sums that up better than Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011, the biggest short play festival in the world. Touted as the biggest little festival worldwide, this unique event is being held in klpac, Kuala Lumpur. The 2011 event is the fourth edition of Short and Sweet, having started in Sydney, Australia by the Newtown Theatre in 2002.

The festival showcases aspiring talents in a highly creative, collaborative and professional environment. True to its name, the festival features ten-minute plays and dance pieces that offer the best of established and emerging writers, directors, actors, choreographers, dancers. And why is it short and sweet? Because plays, dances and theatre performances are all no more than 10 minutes each!

Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011

Short and Sweet Malaysia 2011 – Musical

A total of 10 musicals, 26 dance pieces and 24 short plays will debut during the festival, making it the biggest edition yet with a combined total of 60 performances. The festival will take place from 28th September till 30th October 2011, offering 5 weeks of short and sweet entertainment. The weeks that feature dance and theatre will include a Gala Night as a conclusion to that category’s entertainment.

The schedule of the festival is as follows:

SHORT+SWEET Musical
Week 1: 28 September – 1 October *
*No Gala for Musical, prize-giving will take place on 1 October

SHORT+SWEET Dance
Week 1: 5 – 8 October
Week 2: 12 – 15 October
Gala Night: 16 October

SHORT+SWEET Theatre
Week 1: 19 – 22 October
Week 2: 26 – 29 October
Gala Night: 30 October

All shows for the festival begin at 8:30pm at Pentas 2, klpac. Tickets are priced at RM28 for normal days, and RM43 for Gala Nights. There is a special Festival Package for RM70 for Week 1 and Week 2 and the respective Gala Night. To know more about the festival, visit the official website here.

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