Mystical Tales In Tampines

A young boy is taught by his Father to overcome his fears like Badang once did in Vomit, two convenience store clerks have a spooky encounter with an Orang Minyak in Supervisor, and a writer resolves to retell the story of Mat Jenin in Mat Jenin is not Lazy. All these and other reimaginings of Malay folktales in Mystical Tales in Tampines!

Mystical Tales in Tampines reimagines and retells stories based on different folklore and mysteries from the Malay world.

Audio Plays

From 28 April, keep an eye out and scan our QR codes on tables around Our Tampines Hub! This will lead you to one of five audio plays that reimagine and retell a story based on Malay folklore.

Date: From 28 April 2023
Time: As long as you are awake
Venue: Our Tampines Hub

Live Performance

Join us for a special one-time live performance of Supervisor and The Tale of Tanggang at the Our Tampines Hub Festive Arts Theatre!

Date: 14 May 2023
Time: 5pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Festive Arts Theatre, Our Tampines Hub


Tickets to catch the show at Our Tampines Hub’s Festive Arts Theatre can now be redeemed in advance at the Customer Service Counter on L1, Our Tampines Hub, upon registration from 10am to 9pm daily. They are based on a first-come first-served basis.

1 adult is entitled 2 complimentary tickets only.


Mat Jenin Is Not Lazy

Written by Farhanah Diyanah
Based on Mat Jenin

Mat Jenin is pulled out of time and into the home of a writer, Nur, and her cat in 2023. He learns of his fate as Nur puts the pieces together and vows to retell his story.

Written by Rajkumar Thiagaras
Based on Puteri Gunung Ledang

A Sultan has made an arduous journey to marry a beautiful fairy princess, doing anything for beauty. Will he get what he desires, or will his greed and arrogance spell his downfall?

Written by Jaryl George Solomon
Based on the Orang Minyak

Two store clerks on closing shift gossip about mall closings, CCTV footage, and missing coffee machines. Little do they know, they will have a story of their own to tell really soon.

Written by Raimi Safari
Based on The Curse of Si Tanggang

Tanggang leaves his poor parents in search of a riches and a better life. He lies about his past, spinning a tale of riches and princehood. When he returns after many years, will he forsake his past again or embrace it?

Written by Danial Matin
Based on Badang and the Singapore Stone

A boy’s wish to grow strong is betrayed by his unwillingness to do anything he doesn’t like, like eating his father’s porridge. With his father they meet and capture a monster who can fulfill his wish.

Production Credits


Adeeb Fazah


Danial Matin (Vomit)
Farhanah Diyanah (Mat Jenin Is Not Lazy)
Rajkumar Thiagaras (Puteri)
Jaryl George Solomon (Supervisor)
Raimi (The Tale of Tanggang)


Farhanah Diyanah


Fahim Murshed
Shaik Nazray
Sofie Buligis
Nurulhuda Hassan
Tysha Khan

Stage Manager

Shawne Yzelman


Mark Benedict Cheong

Sound Designer

Syafiq Halid

Recording Engineer

Ashwin Menon

Lighting Designer

Ian Pereira

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