Guards at the Taj

Company: Singapore Repertory Theatre

Venue: KC Arts Centre

Performance: 16 Nov - 1 Dec 2018

Director: Jo Kukathas

Lighting Designer: Petrina Dawn Tan

Co - Set Designers: Brian Gothong Tan &

Petrina Dawn Tan

Sound Designer: Yew Jin Lee

Composer: Mervin Wong

Costume Designer: Leonard Augustine Choo

Two ordinary guys ordered to do the unthinkable

 

Two long-term friends, Humayun and Babur stand guard at the Taj Mahal hours before it is to be unveiled at dawn. Among the Sacred Oaths of the Mughal Imperial Guards, they are forbidden to look at the monument, speak or lower their swords.

 

The play reaches a turning point as the guards are ordered to do the unimaginable and their friendship is tested to its limits.

 

© 2019 by petrinadawntan.

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