[SG Author Series] The Next Chapter

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above
  • Category: 50plus, Read
Availability: 20
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (GMT+8)

Ang Mo Kio Public Library

Tomato Room (Meeting Room)

4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above

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Don’t Forget to Remember Me is a collection of short plays which explore medical-related issues such as dementia, suicide, biomedical ethics and palliative care. Join The Next Chapter as we discuss these plays with playwright Haresh Sharma.

This session is part of NLB's SG Author Series in October.

About the Playwright

Haresh Sharma has been the Resident Playwright of The Necessary Stage since 1990. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion in 2015. To date, he has written more than 100 plays which have been staged in over 20 cities. His play, Off Centre, was selected by the Ministry of Education as a Literature text for 'N' and 'O' Levels.

Haresh has 13 publications of his plays, including Trilogy, Shorts 1, Shorts 2 and Don't Forget to Remember Me. His works have been translated into Malay, Mandarin, Greek and Italian. He was awarded Best Original Script for Fundamentally Happy, Good People and Gemuk Girls at the 2007, 2008 and 2009 The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards respectively.

He is the first non-American to be awarded the prestigious Goldberg Master Playwright by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2011.  In 2014, he was conferred the Southeast Asian Writers (or S.E.A. Write) Award (Singapore), which recognises and honours literary excellence in the ASEAN region.

About The Next Chapter
We discuss books with themes that are of particular interest to seniors. These include relationships, retirement, financial issues, health and exercise as well as hobbies, recreation and travelling. If you are interested in these topics, read and speak English, we welcome you to join The Next Chapter. 

Banner photo: Copyright Jon Gresham 2017. All rights reserved.

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