Eleanor Wong (playwright)

Eleanor Wong is a writer and playwright in Singapore. Her plays have been produced in Singapore and regionally. She is best known for "Invitation to Treat", her trilogy of plays centred around the experiences of the character Ellen Toh, a lesbian lawyer in Singapore. This comprised the plays "Mergers and Accusations", "Wills and Secession" and "Jointly and Severably".

Wong also provided communications consultancy and held several top management portfolios within the television production arena. She has anchored a television current affairs show "After Hours". Wong is also a trained lawyer and has worked as a prosecutor and an international finance lawyer. She is currently Director of the Legal Skills Programme at the Law Faculty at the National University of Singapore.

Wong won the Best Oralist (Championship Round) at the prestigious 1985 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, where she was a member of the victorious NUS moot team. [cite web| title = 1985 Jessup Competition | url = http://www.foj.org/archives/1985.shtml | accessdate = 2008-01-19 ]

Plays

* "Jackson on a Jaunt"
* "Block Sale"
* "Mergers and Accusations" (1995)
* "Wills and Secession" (1996)
* "Jointly and Severably"
* "The Campaign to Confer the Public Star on JBJ" (2006, revised 2007)

References & Notes

External links

* [http://www.nus.edu.sg/occ/pressrel/prcontent.php?id=020304c Bio details, National University of Singapore]


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