Reaching out to an audience 1,500 strong during this year’s Singapore Arts festival, The Crab Flower Club had both the media and the public raving about its stellar cast, powerful script, inspiring music and lavish set and costumes.
The Crab Flower Club is set in a noble household in the Qing dynasty, centred around 5 daughters who gather on the eve of their father’s 60th birthday. They meet to prepare a delicately complex feast of crabs for their patriarch, and more importantly, to set up an all-women poetry club. As each protagonist conjures up her own recipe, she also lays bare her intelligence, talent and desire on the culinary table. [Read more…]