Shakespeare in Malaysian politics


(From left) Actor Alfred Loh shares a light moment with director San Sooi during a rehearsal. Photo: The Star/SAM THAM

A play is in town and may just reflect the reality of recent political developments in Malaysia – if viewers want to imagine so. 

ON A morning when I was pumped up with Malaysian politics, I watch­ed the rehearsal of OYIF (On Your Imaginary Forces), named after a line from William Shakes­peare’s play Henry V.

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