Wu Jun Ru and You and Me and Him (Poor Theatre Series)
Name: Wu Jun Ru
Special traits: Quiet, elusive, temperamental, unpredictable
You and me and him are waiting looking searching urgently for Wu Jun Ru. Your childhood pal, or my soul mate, or his buddy. Don’t know how to find, who can help? Can find without photo? Date of missing can’t remember, can still find? If you have information, please contact you, me or him. Thank you everyone!
Director Kuo Jian Hong leads three actors to create this devised work exploring the fleeting, insignificant moments in our memory. Featuring a dynamic conceptual set design, this surreal work toggles between three characters, Long-forgotten memories resurface when a delivery man delivers a letter to an amnesiac living in an old folks home, signed by the mysterious Wu Jun Ru. Yet no one seems to know who he is or what his relationship is to them. Director Kuo Jian Hong leads three actors to create this devised text-based work. Featuring a dynamic conceptual set design by Kuo Jian Hong, this surreal production explores the fleeting, seemingly insignificant moments in our memory and what happens when they finally resurface.
Wu jun ru and you and me and him was presented as part of The Theatre Practice’s Poor Theatre Series. The production was nominated for Best Ensemble Acting for the 2004 Life! Theatre Awards.
Date: 1 June 2004
Venue: The Theatre Practice | Studio 4
Director: Kuo Jian Hong
Script: Su Junying, Kuo Jian Hong, Alvin Chiam, Liu Xiaoyi, Yeo Yann Yann
Stage Manager: Ace Chew
Lighting Design and Technical Coordinator: Chiew Jing Went
Cast: Alvin Chiam, Liu Xiaoyi, Yeo Yann Yann