Can I Make You A Suit, Mate?
This is a story of survival, Singapore and a suit: Be regaled with the many tales of a business owner of over four decades as a Singaporean tailor details his time in the country. See his unique perspective through stories of dealing with mat sallehs from around the world, as well as how he fought through the Gulf War, SARS, the Asian Financial Crisis and the pandemic of present day. He does this all while learning about the world, making friends and most importantly, trying to make you a suit.
Created by Rishi Budhrani—the first stand-up comedian invited to host the National Day Parade (2022) and the voice of Sammy in the award-winning Netflix animated series Downstairs—this semi-improvised comedic monologue is an amalgamation of material inspired by his father’s own journey.