In terms of actual acting, major roles are shared amongst several cast members...amidst the Macbeths, it is Shannen Tan’s brief scene which unexpectedly captures our attention with her non-traditional approach to the character. Here, she differentiates herself from the others by toning down on the dramatics, instead giving Macbeth an understated air of quiet confidence at his most vicious, utterly remorseless and calm.
Bakchormeeboy on Anything Can Happen / Something Must Happen
"Contemporary plays covered included Faith Ng’s Normal and Joel Tan’s Mosaic, both of which featured actress Shannen Tan whose surprisingly layered performances captured the rough-hewn exterior of her ‘ah lian’ characters, but also possessed a hint of vulnerability and softness lying underneath."
Bakchormeeboy on Love Bites
"Finally, the play would be nothing without powerful performances from its cast, leading with an exceptional portrayal of Cheng Ho by Shannen Tan that echoes Fanny Kee’s original performance of the role."
CENTRE 42 on Furthest North, Deepest South