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An Esplanade Commission
The Universe According to Niu - Puppetry Production for Children
Paper Monkey Theatre (Singapore)
There was once a corrupt kingdom where rich fools can become court officials through bribery. An intelligent young man, Niu, realised this injustice when he failed his exam despite getting all the answers right.
One day, the country was attacked by a neighbouring land but none of the officials had any solutions to thwart this invasion. Will Niu be disheartened by his failure to become a court official or will he u...
Start Sales Date
E&Me Priority Resevation
19 Jan 2021, 9am
21 Jan 2021, 9am onwards
Esplanade Box Office:
19 Jan 2021, 12 noon - 6pm
Approximately 45 minutes, no intermission
Performed in Mandarin, with English surtitles.
Admission Rules of Esplanade:
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
- Infants in arms or children below the age of 5 shall not be admitted.
- Children above 5 years must purchase ticket for admission.
Late Seating Advisory
- You are strongly advised to be seated before the performance start time.
- Latecomers will be admitted during suitable breaks, if any.
- Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.
Photography/Video Recording Rules
- No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.
- Please note that photographs and videos of patrons may be taken at this event for use in our archival and publicity material.
About Paper Monkey Theatre
Nestled in the lush greenery of Goodman Arts Centre lies Paper Monkey Theatre, where we create theatre productions and workshops infused with puppetry for children and family entertainment, encourage artistic development and enrich learning experiences.
The company is formed in April 2008 and helmed by well-known puppeteer/playwright in Singapore, Benjamin Ho, with a vision to create a platform for lasting, meaningful theatrical experiences for both children and adults in Asia.
Standard: $50 (1 adult + 1 child)
Tickets have to be bought in pairs.