Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 play about the good woman, a parable bridging traditional and modern times, was conceived in the twenties. However, it wasn’t until his exile during WWII in Scandinavia that he completed the final version. The play’s central question was whether moral integrity was possible in this world, or another.
Singapore theatre director Ong Keng Sen explores this German classic from a Chinese perspective. He delves into evolving identities and aesthetics in 21st-century Asia. Ong acts as a bridge, connecting tradition with modernity, Asia with the world. His intricate productions have captivated global audiences.