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A Peter Rabbit Tale
Somebody stop that rabbit! Peter causes nothing but trouble with his constant mischief, but when he breaks the rules and steals from Mr. McGregor's garden, he knows he's gone too far. Afraid of what his mother might say, the only option for this little fugitive is to leave his warm rabbit hole and run away into the big world.Peter goes on a musical adventure of new places and new faces as he discovers the importance of family and the wonderful freedom of being yourself. This play teaches children the importance of family and to cherish their loved ones.A Peter Rabbit Tale is based on the beloved children’s classic by Beatrix Potter and beautifully reimagined by Sarah Brandt.
BEING HARESH SHARMA
THE NECESSARY STAGEPRESENTSBEING HARESH SHARMABeing in SingaporeBeing a model citizen in SingaporeBeing a dementia patient in SingaporeBeing censored in SingaporeBeing a political detainee in SingaporeBeing off centre in SingaporeBeing Malay in SingaporeBeing a teacher in SingaporeBeing an Indonesian Maid in SingaporeBeing in a hospice in SingaporeBeing fundamentally happy in SingaporeBeing a Chinese MP in SingaporeBeing a young person in SingaporeBeing a suicide victim in SingaporeBeing an artist in SingaporeOver three decades, The Necessary Stage and actors-collaborators who have been partners in the making of the company’s devised plays have revealed to us over and over again-in profound, heartbreaking and funny ways-what it means to ‘be’ in Singapore.Vinod | Radha Krishnan | Eric Sim | Noorhayati Yusof | Sergeant Mok | Jali Bin Mohd Fariz | Mrs. Chua | Mrs. Phua | Alisha | Melly | Saloma and many moreAway from the buzz of the rehearsal room and in the alone space where a playwright for a time dwells, Haresh Sharma forms up direct, powerful, honest, smart, funny words that enable these characters to speak into the very soul of our city.Being Haresh Sharma is a work that looks at Haresh’s body of writing over 30 years. It makes bold, unexpected links and associations, mapping stories and characters in ways that surface the social, political and spiritual aspects of life here; bringing it all together with unexpected and exciting performance energy; sparking new ways of looking at his words and of experiencing performance and theatre.Directed by Natalie HennedigeText based on plays by Haresh Sharma Performed byGhafir AkbarJean NgJo KukathasJulius FooKaren TanSiti Khalijah Zainal
CHINESE CROSSTALK 2017 中国曲艺红星大汇演
Well-known Crosstalk artistes from the All-China Crosstalk Association is back in Singapore to present ‘Chinese Crosstalk Show 2017’ - a Folk Art performance rarely staged in Singapore ! This year’s show is made up of a wider range of interesting acts. Other than the traditional crosstalk featuring jokes and funny dialogue, audience will be entertained by ‘Northeast Duet’ – a type of playing and singing comic crosstalk that is very popular in Northeastern part of China. Its presenters, Fu Qingyi and Zhao Dan Dan are both awardees of the ‘Peony Award’ – the most prestigious award for Folk art.There will be performance of the ‘Henan Zhuizi’. The main instrument used is a two-string bowed instrument known as Zhuihu accompanying songs sang in Henan accent. This art form has about a hundred years of history and has been acclaimed as intangible cultural heritage at a National level in China.Other highlights will include the ‘Szechuan Cosmic Sketch’ which has the realism of drama, the freehand of opera and elements of folk art and the ‘Hand Shadow Play’, a unique art form that relies totally on the artiste’s hand movements to create different images.Don’t miss this great opportunity to appreciate the Chinese language and culture while been entertained and amused throughout the 2 hours.
“The most sophisticated date play Broadway has seen” - The New York Times Do you believe in parallel universes?Would you love the same person in a parallel world? A love story set in the landscape of string theory, Constellations by Nick Payne defies the world as we know it. Join Marianne and Roland on their spellbinding romance that repeats over a course of vignettes. One a physicist, the other a beekeeper, their lives play out in an infinite number of realities. Watch how their relationship moves along different trajectories in a multiverse that spans time and space. Constellations stars London’s Edward Harrison and Stephanie Street, directed by Bruce Guthrie. After sold out seasons on Broadway and on London’s West End, don’t miss Constellations’ premiere in Singapore!
Dinner with Friends by Donald Margu...
Dinner with Friends, the Pulitzer winning play by Donald Margulies, is about two couples - Gabe & Karen and Tom & Beth - who have been close friends for the past 13 years. However, when Tom and Beth announce their separation due to infidelity, Gabe and Karen start questioning their own marriage - and start reevaluating their friendship with their closest friends. This captivating and witty examination of the complexities of relationships and friendships makes Dinner with Friends both insightful and humorous. This production stars Eleanor Tan, Tushar Ismail, Aizuddiin Nasser and Sharmila Melissa.
Evam presents Best of Karunesh Ta...
Evam presents a stand-up combo unlike any other, and you don’t want to miss these guys. Two of the most fan favorite comics in India. Karunesh Talwar is a comedian and therefore, not a fan of gainful employment. Currently based in Mumbai, he performs regularly at venues across the country. He's a writer and performer for Weirdass Comedy. His latest solo special 'Paka na mat Mote' was a sensation across the country. He also writes for television because integrity is nice but money is better. Also, he's roughly 1/7 billionth the population of the world.Abhishek Upmanyu is a stand-up comedian, writer and a haiku enthusiast. He looks and sounds like a regular Delhi boy, except that he is harmless. He does kill though, mostly on stage, and has done so at the biggest of stages on the stand-up circuit. Upmanyu covers seemingly everyday topics with insightful and hilarious effects. With his Shatabdi-fast delivery and writing prowess, rap is an alternate career option for Abhishek but he refuses on principal. Having moved to Mumbai recently for 'better prospects' that may or may not materialize but is bound to make for some crazy material.
Evam presents Rant of the Pant, b...
Evam presents Sorabh Pant, in his brand new solo special, 'Rant of the Pant'. Catch Sorabh rant on everything under the sun, Trump, Gay Rights, Drugs, Porn Ban, Right Wingers, Left Wingers, No Wingers, Modi, Suicide, Feminism, Trolls, Godmen, Terrorism, etc. etc. Basically, he rants, you laugh. Come? :)
Evam presents Laugh OK Please - Sou...
Catch the Best of Indian Stand-up comedy in this killer line-up of ‘South Indian’ artists. Are you South Indian? We will make fun of you. Are you North Indian? We will make fun of you. Are you not Indian? Well, just pay us money and come and laugh at Indians.Naveen Richard – Born in Kerala. Brought up in Tamil Nadu. Studied in Karnataka. Something something in Andhra. Works in Mumbai. Maybe we got it mixed up – no one knows for sure, and that’s the point. A typical ‘southie’Anu Menon – You might know her as Lola Kutty. We know her as one of the funniest stand-up comics in IndiaRahul Subramanian - Engineer, MBA, Tamilian, Rajinikanth fan, who is also married... Basically he represents everything that can go wrong with someone... He currently works as a Brand Manager in Mumbai but his heart is forever down south.Bhargav aka. Baggy – He’s sexy and he knows it. Unfortunately, he’s the only one who does. Born in Chennai, raised in Chennai, studied in Chennai, ‘working’ in Chennai.Brought to you by evam Stand-up Tamasha.4 comics. 1 night. 0 regrets.
Forbidden City - Portrait of an Emp...
Singapore Repertory Theatre and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, invite you to join us for the restaging of the most successful original musical ever to be produced in Singapore – Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress. Following three sold-out runs and over 100,000 tickets sold, this epic musical promises to be the cultural event of the year. The musical stars Kit Chan as the Empress Dowager Cixi, with Cheryl Tan as the young imperial concubine, Yehenara, and features music by Cultural Medallion winner, Dick Lee. The cast will also include West End and Broadway star Earl Carpenter (Les Misérables) and Broadway star Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as well as Singapore's very own Sebastian Tan (Broadway Beng). Two of the greatest icons of China’s ancient history come to life before your eyes in a spectacular musical of epic proportions. Come step into the cloaked world of the Forbidden City and the legendary Empress Dowager Cixi. You’ll be mesmerized by this soulful tale of dark secrets, whispered rumours, love, betrayal and power. Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress explodes on stage with stunning sets, costumes and the ever-haunting question of the truth. What really happened in the Forbidden City over a century ago? Who was the real Dowager Empress? The Dragon Lady of myth? Or a misunderstood victim of circumstance? Experience Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress…then you decide.*The role of The Empress Dowager Cixi will be played by Cheryl Tan, Kit Chan and Sheila Francisco depicting different stages of her life.
Friend of Practice Programme
Be a Friend of Practice, Be a Part of Singapore TheatreFor more information, please visit http://www.practice.org.sg/en/supportus/be-a-donor/The Theatre Practice (TTP) is the longest-standing professional bilingual theatre group in Singapore. In 1965, theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun and dancer/choreographer Goh Lay Kuan founded Singapore Performing Arts School, The Theatre Practice’s earliest incarnation.As a non-profit arts institution, The Theatre Practice is proud to have countless friends and partners who journeyed with us along the way for more than five decades, sharing our passion for meaningful and quality theatre.It is only with your generous support that we are able to forge ahead with the greatest confidence. Your contribution, big or small, will definitely make a difference.And through our Friend of Practice programme, we intend to recognise your donation in a more meaningful way!For more information, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hand to God (Restricted 18)
If The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q had a baby, this would be it!Troubled teen, Jason, is coping with his father’s recent death and is forced to join his mother, Margery, in her Sunday School puppet group. When this God-fearing boy discovers that his sock puppet has a life of its own, all hell breaks loose. Literally. In this provocative dark comedy, Jason’s satanic sock puppet named Tyrone shows the children, the minister and the school bully who’s really in charge. Wickedly scandalous, Tyrone shocks everyone with his outrageous insinuations, exposing their deepest secrets – and teaching us all about what it means to be human. Directed by Guy Unsworth and starring Daniel Jenkins, Janice Koh, Ann Lek, Thomas Pang and Gavin Yap, Hand to God is for those with a sense of humour and the stomach for a brutally honest reflection of life.
I Want My Hat Back
Based on Jon Klassen's beloved book, I Want My Hat Back is a delightful, interactive, cumulative musical with a mischievous twist. Bear's hat is gone. He loves his hat. He wants it back! None of the animals in the forest have seen it... but wait! The joy of the tale lies in figuring out the explicit plot from the implicit details. Can the audience help Bear solve the mystery of his missing hat? The quirky humour, catchy songs, and dynamic visuals wink at the audience with a wry irreverence that will have everyone, young and old, thrilled to be in on the joke.This will be the international premiere of I Want My Hat Back. Be sure to catch this wonder of a show which played at the National Theatre (UK) to critical acclaim.Book early as tickets are bound to sell-out!Become a Friend of Players Theatre for BIG discounts!www.theplayerstheatre.orgWEEKDAY TICKETS, SCHOOL & GROUP BOOKINGS available for sale through Players Theatre. Weekday show dates are 22-24 Mar, 27-31 Mar and 3-4 Apr 2017.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
W!LD RICE's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Book by HARVEY FIERSTEIN Music & Lyrics by JERRY HERMAN Directed by GLEN GOEI Musical Director ELAINE CHAN Choreographer LISA KEEGAN Starring IVAN HENG as ALBIN with SEAN GHAZI, HOSSAN LEONG, DARIUS TAN, JO TAN, FRANCES LEE, AARON KHALED, MAE ELLIESSA, ERWIN SHAH ISMAIL, DWAYNE LAU, CRENSHAW YEO & THE CAGELLES! Ladies and Gentlemen, OPEN YOUR EYES! You have arrived at LA CAGE, a fabulous nightclub in the heart of Tanjong Pagar. Here, George is your charming host and Albin, his long-time partner, headlines the world-famous cabaret as glamorous diva Zaza. Life is beautiful, until George's son, Jonathan, announces his plan to marry the daughter of Mr. C.K. Tan, an ultra-conservative politician hell-bent on shutting down the colourful local nightlife. When Jonathan brings his future in-laws home to 'meet the parents', the bonds of family are put to the test and the feather boas fly! Winner of 11 Tony Awards and one of Broadway's biggest hits, W!LD RICE's La Cage Aux Folles was staged in 2012 to standing ovations and was awarded the Straits Times Readers' Choice Award for 'Production of the Year'. This new production is directed by Glen Goei and features a star-studded company led by Ivan Heng. With a glorious score featuring songs like I Am What I Am and The Best of Times, La Cage Aux Folles is a funny and heartwarming musical about one family's struggle to stay together, stay fabulous and, above all else, stay true to themselves! DON'T BLINK, DARLINGS! Book your tickets now or you'll miss the musical extravaganza of the year!
Laugh You Long Time
For the first time ever in Singapore, four international powerhouses of comedy join forces in a very special and exclusive All-Asian female stand-up comedy showcase like nothing you have witnessed before. Coming together in a fiery display of wit, comedy and anecdotes dressed up with glamour and style, these ladies of comedy will have you crying with laughter as they share their views on life, love and everything in between! This stellar line-up features Los Angeles based JENNY YANG with her take on what Asian American stereotypes really are, Malaysia's Queen of comedy JOANNE KAM whose racy and in your face humour will have you floored in more ways than one, Singapore's very own SHARUL CHANNA whose fiery mouth knows no boundaries and last but not least, Singapore's versatile chameleon of comedy MICHELLE CHONG who will be showcasing a totally new and special character created specifically for this showcase. So come join this band of Amazonian Comedy Queens as they unleash their comic powers in an array of stand-up comedy and variety style performances that will leave you eating out of their hands before the night is over. Click Here For Theatre Conditions of Entry
Lilly Singh • How To Be A Bawse Tou...
LA Comedy Live is excited to share that global entertainer, Lilly Singh will visit Singapore on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Kallang Theatre as part of her How To Be A Bawse tour!The tour brings the humour, motivation and real talk to life from Lilly's debut book How To Be A Bawse: A Guide to Surviving Conquering Life -- out March 28. In the book, Lilly shows how everyone can become a bawse — a person who exudes confidence and reaches goals. Lilly has reached global success and amassed more than 11 million subscribers through her signature brand of observational comedy and inspirational YouTube videos. As a role-model to women and girls around the globe, Singh also created her #GirlLove initiative to break the cycle of girl-on-girl hate and encourage positivity amongst each other.“I am so thrilled to write my first book and share, all in one place, what I've learned about achieving success and happiness. This journey has taught me to always pick yourself up, not allow anything to stand in your way and that the only secret to achieving your dreams is hard work,” said Lilly.
M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Fest...
Rating to be advised Nonsense Devised & Performed by Down Syndrome Association (Singapore)Conceptualised, Written & Directed by Jean NgAssistant Director, Julius FooNonsense is a story about refugees.It is also a story about us.War is nonsense.Millions losing their families and homes is nonsense.And then,What we take as sense may sometimes be nonsense.What we take as nonsense may sometimes be beauty and hope.Nonsense is an original play devised and performed by young people with Down syndrome and other intellectual differences.The BoxDevised & Performed by St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary SchoolWritten & Directed by Dwayne LauIn a world saturated by social media and its influences on lifestyles, latest trends and body image, the temptation is to curate a pseudo perfect way of life. The Box explores the struggles that teenagers face negotiating this superficial world, filtering away flaws and blemishes so that all that remains is a hazy tint of reality.The Untitled Play (working title)Staged by UNSAIDDirected by Serena HoA new play that will draw from crowd-sourced stories on mental illness and our attitudes towards this in contemporary society. Can we make space for multiple realities? This work is staged by a collective of young doers committed to transforming the untold narratives of Singapore into meaningful and engaging works of art.M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival is a unique platform that mentors youths in the craft of theatre-making, providing opportunities for them to collaborate with their peers to stage productions with important social themes.For more information on the festival, please visit www.peerpleasure.orgFor general enquiries, please e-mail: email@example.com
M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Fest...
Rating to be advised Written by Sim Yan YingDirected by Adib KosnanA classic boy-meets-girl story in modern day Singapore. Or is it? Without Reason explores the challenges of an inter-racial relationship where a Chinese girl and a Malay boy struggle to overcome cultural differences, reconcile religious beliefs, and manage the expectations of friends and family. This coming-of-age story will take you on an unforgettable quest for love and the search for identity.M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival is a unique platform that mentors youths in the craft of theatre-making, providing opportunities for them to collaborate with their peers to stage productions with important social themes.For more information on the festival, please visit www.peerpleasure.orgFor general enquiries, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEGADETH - Live in Singapore
LAMC Productions is proud to welcome back hard rock and metal forerunners Megadeth, as part of their Dystopia World Tour to Singapore on May 2, 2017, at Kallang Theatre!Get ready to headbang to iconic numbers such as ‘Symphony of Destruction’, ‘Hangar 18’, ‘Tornado Of Souls’ along with songs from their latest hit album, Dystopia!“Vital and menacing thrash…Megadeth sound reborn on Dystopia”Rolling Stone One of the original “BIG FOUR,” Megadeth burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album, Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognised by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time).Founded by singer/songwriter and guitarist, Dave Mustaine in 1983, Megadeth has has sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including 12 Grammy nominations and scoring five consecutive platinum albums - including 1992’s two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction.Over the years, the band has also been nicknamed the "world's state-of-the-art speed metal band, due to their niche for angry, witty, intelligent lyrics about topics like politics, drugs and war, fused with aggressive, intricate guitar structures and a jazz-influenced rhythm section.“Dystopia sees Megadeth come within hailing distance of their dazzling best.” KERRANGMegadeth released their latest studio album, Dystopia in January 2016, to largely favourable reaction and took the no. 3 spot on the Billboard Top 200 chart alongside Adele and Justin Bieber. Dystopia was the no. 1 album on the Hard Music and Rock charts, and no. 2 on the Top Album Sales chart.“Dystopia is an absolutely blistering return to the state-of-the-art bombast and refined technicality of past glories like Rust in Peace and Endgame.”The Guardian UKDystopia is an eleven track exhilarating ride of an album, full of energetic riffs and complex song structures. The album was recorded in Nashville, TN, and mixed by Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Gojira, Avenged Sevenfold). The current Megadeth lineup includes Kiko Loureiro (Angra), drummer Dirk Verbeuren (formerly of Soilwork) and David Ellefson on bass.
"A beautiful commentary on school life." — The Straits Times"Delicate and heartbreaking." — The Business Times.Ashley and Daphne are Secondary 5 Normal Academic students struggling to cope with the pressure to perform. When idealistic teacher Sarah Hew joins the school, Ashley and Daphne find the courage to face their hidden fears, hurts and dreams. The education system tries to build people up — but what happens when it breaks people down? Sharply written and profoundly affecting, Normal explores the world of students who fail to fit the mould.Normal premiered in 2015 to a sold-out run with audience members and critics alike eagerly awaiting its return. Opening Checkpoint Theatre's 15th anniversary season, the encore staging of Normal will bring this contemporary classic to a wider audience.Written by Faith NgDirected by Claire WongStarring Julie Wee, Claire Chung, Audrey Teong, Amanda Tee, Chio Su-Ping, Lim Shi-An & Fanny KeeSupported by Cerys Ong, Chery Yang, Danielle Cutiongco, Faith Sim, Hana Nadira, Hazell Restan, Lala Gwen Thomas, Leianne Tan, Lim Meng Jiat and Yo Chen
Ponniyin Selvan (The Son of Ponni) is inspired by the historical novel of the same name that centres on a number of real historical characters and incidents.960 AD, in Thanjavur, the Chola king Sundara Chozhar ails while his elder son, crown prince Aditya Karikalan sulks in Kanchi, his second son Arulmozhivarman wars in Lanka and his daughter Kundhavai holds her own counsel in Pazhaiyarai.On the banks of the Veeranarayana Lake, a city celebrates the 18th day of Adi (when the lake is filled with fresh water). Watching this celebration is the resourceful young man, Vanthiyathevan carrying two messages sent by Karikalan, one for his father, the King and the other for his sister Princess Kundhavai. There, he meets the mysterious Vaishnavite Alwarkadiyan Nambi.We travel with Vanthithevan as he uses his wiles on the bewitching Nandini, the new wife of the powerful Chancellor Periya Pazhuvettarayar, with a terrible revenge agenda of her own. In Kadambur, Periya Pazhuvettarayar plots to overthrow Sundara Cholar's children and bring their uncle Madurantakan to the throne. From the Pandya kingdom come a group of deadly assassins, the Abathuthavigal lead by the wizard Ravidasan to avenge the death of their king Veerapandyan at the hands of Karikalan.Vanthiyathevan meets the beautiful Kundhavai and falls in love with her. He is sent by her to Lanka to bring back her younger brother Prince Arulmozhivarman also called" Ponniyin Selvan". Vanthiyathevan is taken across the sea by the wild and wilful boatwoman, Poonkuzhali.In Lanka, we meet Parthibendra Pallavan and a mute saviour woman Mandakini, Vanthiyathevan is startled by her resemblance to Nandini.In Thanjavur, the young Kadambur princess Vanathi finds her strength and voice in her love for Ponniyin Selvan. The Abathuthavigal set the plan in motion but Sundara Chozhar is saved by the mute Mandakini and Ponniyin Selvan is saved by an elephant.Back in Kadumbur, Karikalan rages into the fort with Vandiyathevan to meet Sambuvarayar, Pazhuvetarayar, Pallavan, Kandamaran and other lords. However, Karikalan is a prince ready to meet his end in hands of his true love who is none other than Nandini. Karikalan's past of killing Veera Pandyan catches up with him and he is killed by the Abathuthavigal. A whole nation mourns. Periya Pazhuvettarayar takes the blame. Will Arulmozhivarman become the new Chozha king? Long live the prince! With a new crown, it's back to celebrations!Brought to you by Artecompass and S S International. Supported by the Tamil Language Council and Agrocorp International. The play is for 210 mins. Sets by Thota Tharani, lights by T. Bala, sound by Kalaiselvan, props by Siva, costumes by Preethi, music by Paul Jacob, written by Elango Kumaravel and directed by Pravin.
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