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STEP 2019

Event Date
22 Mar 2019 - 27 Apr 2019



STEP is a Theatre Festival which is a part of RINTIS (Research and Innovation Towards Integration and Sustainability) programme in Universiti Sains Malaysia. STEP is a theatre festival that is held every year at the School of the Arts, USM mainly at Panggung Pelinggam Cahaya and Panggung Sasaran. This year, STEP brings five outstanding theatre performances from five different production whereby it will commence with Dua Tiga Kucing Berlari (22 and 23 March 2019) and wind up with Trem Bernama Desire on 26 and 27 April 2019. STEP has brought some different genre in this year's theatre performance, other than realism play, there is also physical and experimental play and also biomechanics play. STEP is not a theatre festival that only involve USM students but also the community of Penang, especially industrial workers, theatre activist and students from the science field. 

Programme:

1) Dua Tiga Kucing Berlari
The friendship between 5 friends who have been their early years began to be tested with the presence of love between two people Rosdiah and Kuan. The limitations constructed by humans themselves have become the boundary point of their relationship. Words, friends behaviors and other family members are more likely affect them. Can these constraints be eliminated with the power of love or they can afford to sacrifice that feeling for the sake of family, religion and race?
Date : 22 and 23 March 2019
Venue: Panggung Sasaran, USM
Time: 8.45pm to 10.30pm
Contact Number: Cen (019-5435464) and Joo (012-3400125)
Email: eventstep19@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/DramaAndTheatreUSM/
Entrance Fee: RM 10 (Students) & RM 15 (Public)

2) Mulan The Musical
An extraordinary girl found her true inner-self in her life journey. Although she struggles with many challenges but she did a great victory to save the country. Her courage makes her to do the filial piety. In the end, she found her own place. Country? Parents? Which will she choose in the end?
Date : 29 and 30 March 2019
Venue: Panggung Pelinggam Cahaya, USM
Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Contact Number: Cen (019-5435464) and Joo (012-3400125)
Entrance Fee: RM 10 (Students) & RM 15 (Public)

3) 4.48 Psychosis
4.48 Psychosis tells us what can be happening to the human mind when the barrier between reality and dream, and several versions of them, is disappeared. Detailing the experience of clinical depression, the play harrowing reveals, through poetry, anger and dark humour, an individual’s struggle to come to terms with their own psychosis, the numbers in the title referring to the time in the early morning when clarity and bleak despair strike together. At 4.48, I must fall asleep.
Date: 05 and 06 April 2019
Venue: Panggung Sasaran, USM
Time: 8.30pm to 10.00pm
Contact Number: Cen (019-5435464) and Joo (012-3400125)
Entrance Fee : RM 10 (Students) & RM 15 (Public)

4) Tukang Tilik
Tukang Tilik is a theatre about woman in her late 40's called Halimah who set herself up as a fortune teller in the eyes of the people but in reality she is a prostitute who satisfies young and old men's desires. Halimah has a daughter named Zaleha who is 17 years old. There were two men who began to love Zaleha, a 25-year-old Ali who worked at a private courier company and a man named Shamsul who is 40 years old businessman. Both of them fall in love with Zaleha but Zaleha only loved Ali. At the same time, Mrs. Halimah also loved Ali and tried to seduce him many times. After several attempts, Ali was tempted by Mrs. Halimah's beauty. What happened to Zaleha? Is she able to know the real work of her mother? What about Shamsul? To find out what's happening next, do not forget to come and watch Tukang Tilik theater on April 19 and 20, 2019 .
Date: 19 and 20 April 2019
Venue: Panggung Pelinggam Cahaya, USM
Time: 8.30pm to 10.00pm
Contact Number: Cen (019-5435464) and Joo (012-3400125)
Email: eventstep19@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/DramaAndTheatreUSM/
Entrance Fee: RM 10 (Students) & RM 15 (Public)

5) Trem Bernama Desire
Trem Bernama Desire is about a woman named Blanche DuBois. Stained with the traditions of the ancient Southern class, she lived in an elegant and luxurious style in her family's home. Her life was destroyed when she discovered that her husband had a homosexual relationship. Her husband was ashamed and had committed suicide. Blanche is looking for comfort and love from many men. Meanwhile, relatives at the house died and she could not take care of the home. Finally, the creditor seized the house. The issue began when Blanche arrived in New Orleans to stay with her younger sister, Stella, and her husband who was rude and hateful, Stanley Kowalski. Despite his past injuries, Blanche is still trying to live a lifestyle which is like an elegant woman and do her best, even though she had to lie when necessary, to defend herself.
Date : 26 and 27 April 2019
Venue: Panggung Sasaran, USM
Time: 8.30pm to 10.00pm
Contact Number : Cen (019-5435464) and Joo (012-3400125)
Entrance Fee : RM 10 (Students) & RM 15 (Public)
  

Contact Number
Cen (+6019-543 5464) and Joo (+6012-340 0125)

Email
eventstep19@gmail.com

Website
https://www.facebook.com/DramaAndTheatreUSM/