What Does Bangkok’s Re-Opening Mean For Performers?

July 1st 2020 marks the “complete relaxation” of restrictions in Bangkok, and effective re-opening of the city. What does this mean for entertainment venues and performers? Let’s take a look at the regulations, which are the conditions for live entertainment venues re-opening in Bangkok. Hygiene standards Customers must wear a face shield, or mask upon entry…

Back in Business: A New Era Begins in Bangkok

A new day is dawning in the City of Angels. Following the crushing blow of COVID-19, Bangkok has commenced the road to recovery. Restrictions are being eased in four stages, every 14 days, until all businesses open again. We’re now in a collective fight-back against the virus and its savage socio-economic impact. Bangkok is reeling…

Online Play-Reading Of Oscar Wilde Classic

On Tuesday 21st April, Bangkok Community Theatre will host a play-reading of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The event will take place at 19.30 on Zoom, and if you’re interested in reading aloud, or just listening, contact: rsvp@bangkokcommunitytheatre.com. The open play-reading session will encourage audience participation, but it’s not mandatory. We can enjoy…

Co-Vid IG Live Open Mic

Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy is hosting its famed open mic live on Instagram, once-a-week – so follow their page and tune-in to their Instagram. The next show is on Wednesday. Last night at 9pm (Wednesday April 8th 2020) they hosted their third Instagram open mic since the COVID-19 era swept through the city. Guests joined from…

Director Ethan Oulton on his Magnificent Seven and Shakespeare

We walk into rehearsal after long days, shed our personal issues and laugh….and laugh…and laugh some more. We have had so much fun rehearsing this and I hope the actors have a blast performing it. I am excited to watch these powerful women on stage.  View Post Director Ethan Oulton has given himself a rip-roaring…

Hidden Gems: A Book With No Name

Many people always say “nobody reads books anymore”, but we never believed that. Our community here is proving that. Donut, Co – Founder A Book With No Name Samsen Road is the home of a growing community of artistic bookworms. Passionate readers gather from all walks of life, all thanks to the atmosphere created by…

Gabriela Moriarty Brings Five Element Cacao Ceremony to Bangkok

For many moons, Cacao Ceremonies have been helping humans heal, connect and achieve inner awakenings. Raw cacao unlocks a profound state of being, releasing the natural medicine we already have inside our bodies, into our veins. As our blockages are opened up, oxygen flows freely and unleashes a sense of peace, clarity and joy within…

Bangkok Communities: New Spirit – The Human Touch

BKK OX spoke to Kittikhun Bhukhongkha (Big), who is one member of three, who make up the organization, New Spirit. Three people, one powerful vision – a Thailand which is human again. They are re-training Thai society, and its teachers, through public forums and workshops, how to connect with their inner human. New Spirit are…

Bangkok Community Theatre: Behind The Scenes With Director Cian Green

Cian Green discussed with BKK OX his upcoming production Shipwrecked: An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). Inspired by Absurdist theatre, and the legendary double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, Cian Green relishes the challenge of directing plays which are outside of the “box”. Green bided his…

Insider’s Guide to Thailand’s Top Festivals: Jai Thep

As Jai Thep festival enters its fifth year, BKK OX delves a little deeper to find out why we should make the voyage to Chiang Mai and buy a ticket for this three-day extravaganza on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020. Jai Thep festival began as a one-day party created by a group of friends…