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Emily of Emerald Hill - Performance History


November 1984

Produced by Five Arts Centre, 17 Nov 1984, in Seremban & Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

September 1985

Singapore Drama Festival, at Drama Centre, Singapore.  

July 1986

Common-wealth Arts Festival, at Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland.  

August 1986

Edinburgh Arts Festival Fringe, at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland.

April 1987

East–West Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii

June 1989

Excerpts from the play. Produced by Practice Theatre Ensemble as part of Dramatic Encounters, Singapore 

March 1990

Produced by The Lions Club of Singapore and Singapore Action Group of Elders, at DBS Auditorium, Singapore

December 1991

Produced by Practice Theatre Ensemble, at The Substation, Singapore. Mandarin translation by Ng Sin Yue and Fok Yit Wai.  

March 1991

In aid of St Theresa's Convent School Building Fund, at DBS Auditorium, Singapore.

August 1993

Tribute performance for President Wee Kim Wee, at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel, Singapore. Jointly produced by Raffles Hotel and Margaret Chan

August 1996

In aid of Singapore Chinese Girls' School Building Fund, at SCGS Khoo Auditorium, Singapore

February 1999

Universiti Malaya Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia and  Civic Centre, Kuching, Malaysia.  

September 1999

Actors Studio Theatre , Kuala Lumpur. 

January 2000

Star Alliance Citry Festival, Hong Kong

April 2000

 Produced by Wild Rice Productions, Jubilee Hall,  Singapore.  

December 2001

Pearlly Chua’s 100th performance as Emily, at Old China Café, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

May 2006

Central Academy of Drama Beijing

July 2010

 Georgetown Festival in Penang, Malaysia. 

March 2011

Wild Rice 10thAnniversaryProduction at Esplanade Theatre, Singapore.

February 2012

 Produced by the Canticle Singers, Malaysia, in collaboration with Phoenix Theatre, at  The Phoenix Theatre, Wollongong, Greater Sydney

July 2012

At The Peranakan Museum, Singapore, in conjunction with the exhibition Emily of Emerald Hill: Singapore Identity on stage.  

April 2014

Pearlly Chua’s 200th performance of Emily, at  Damansara Performing Arts Centre,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  

April 2015

Performance at Esplanade Theatre Studio, as part of Esplanade Studios 50 series. 

Mar- June 2015 Paris, Montpellier, St Etienne, Nantes. 21 May Singapore.

Emilie d'Emerald Hill. Translated intoFrench and presented (with Kuo's Coffin is to big for the Hole) at French-Singapore festival --  including Paris, Montpellier, St Etienne, Nantes. 

In Singapore at National Museum Gallery Theatre. 

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May to Dec 2015, Chinese translation,  Beijing, Baoding, Chongqing, Kunming, Liuzhou, Hangzhou, Guangdong, Tianjin.

May 2016, Singapore. Directed by Sharmila Melissa Yogalingam, performed by Laura Kee.

October and December 2016, at the Little Heritage House, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Directed by Chin San Sooi, performed by Pearlly Chua.

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