P.Ramlee The Musical 2015

When: Fri, August 28, 8pm – 10pm, 2015
Where: Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
Admission: MYR 83-203
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P.Ramlee the Musical has performed for three successful and critically acclaimed seasons in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Singapore. The Musical successfully made audiences laugh and cry and won 8 awards at the Boh Cameronian Arts Awards, including Best Director, Best Set Design, Best Music & Sound Design, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Script, Best performance by an Ensemble.

Coming to you this Merdeka weekend - laugh, cry and re-live iconic and magical moments in the life of Malaysia's most loved showman, Tan Sri P. Ramlee! P. Ramlee The Musical Dari Penang Ke Singapura will feature a brand new staging and direction, slick choreography, and catchy music. Now, "P.Ramlee" goes on tour from Penang to Singapore [shows in Malacca and Johor], following the legendary journey of his life.

P. Ramlee was born on 22 March 1929. He attended SJK Melayu Kampung Jawa and Francis Light primary schools. Next he went to Penang Free School until the second World War broke out. During the Japanese occupation, he continued his studies at the Japanese Navy Academy. When the war ended, he resumed his studies in Penang Free School.

In 1947, he won the first place in a song competition organised by Penang Radio. Seven years after his acting career started, P. Ramlee directed his first film, Penarek Becha. In 1957, he appeared in the first of his Bujang Lapok comedic films. During his career he directed and acted in 66 films, and had more than 360 songs to his credit. He returned to Kuala Lumpur after years with Shaw Brothers in Singapore. His final film was Laksamana Do Re Mi in 1973.  [Wiki]