Five Arts Centre's very first book is launched!‏

Our 384-page book 'Staging History: Selected Plays from Five Arts Centre Malaysia 1984 - 2014'  has just been launched, with a retail price of RM90 in bookshops. You can also order it online via Gerakbudaya ( with further 20% discount!

Edited & introduced by Kathy Rowland, the book features 15 iconic, innovative & memorable plays from our 31-year history, and includes the work of some of Malaysia's most respected playwrights & creators, including Beth Yahp, Charlene Rajendran, Chin San Sooi, David Wong, Faridah Merican, Foo May Lyn, Huzir Sulaiman, Jo Kukathas, Kee Thuan Chye, Krishen Jit, Leow Puay Tin, Marion D'Cruz, Mark Teh, Nam Ron & Teater Muda.

'STAGING HISTORY' also features an essay by Ken Takiguchi, as well as reflections from our collaborators over the years, including Carmen Nge, Carolyn Lau, Grey Yeoh, Imri Nasution, William Harald-Wong & Wong Tay Sy.

The book is designed by Jun Kit and Karmen Hui, assistant edited by Yong Yen Nie, and produced by June Tan.

Principal sponsorship by Yayasan Sime Darby, & supported by The Royal Arts Gala & Fixi.