Highlights This Month

Wow! Wayang by Sri Warisan

Theatre

29 May 2016
Relive the good old kampung days through this traditional shadow play performance – as stories come alive with the nifty movements of Wayang Kulit …

Meenah and Cheenah

Theatre

11 – 22 May 2016
Meenah and Cheenah features two of Singapore’s finest comic performers Siti Khalijah Zainal and Judee Tan in a series of sketches that will leave you in stitches …

Wonders of the Voice – Beginners Guide

Talk/Workshop

29 May 2016
Discover the fascinating world of voice over, voice acting and jingles – learn to use your hidden instrument as your calling card to success!


Catalyst: Releasing New Writing

Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop

14 May 2016
Wanting to write, but not sure how to start? Stuck in a rut where your writing is concerned? In short, wondering where your creativity has disappeared to …

Esplanade Presents: Flipside – Time for Fun

Festival, Theatre

28 & 29 May 2016
Hands and fingers turn into objects and symbols, depict people and animals; characters turn up out of nowhere, they float and dance in the air …

Beautiful Sunday Mother’s Day Special – Khas Untukmu Ibu

Music

8 May 2016
Spend your Mother’s Day with 70′s diva, Maria Bachok and 80′s heartthrob, Nassier Wahab as they perform popular hits …

Highlights Next Month

Figs

Theatre

30 Jun – 2 Jul 2016
Figs is an examination of gender performance, the body and loneliness. A whimsical, dark and surreal piece, Figs lays forth two narratives: one of a tree, one of a floating voice …

Mini Hollywood Acting for P1-P3 students

Talk/Workshop

8 – 10 Jun 2016
Actors and actresses are glamorous and exude success. Introducing themselves to audiences big and small, techniques and experience give acting professionals …

NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park

Music

5 Jun 2016
Celebrate 20 years of Concert in the Park with us as we bring you an exciting line-up of homegrown acts from heart-thumping percussive beats …


Baybeats 2016

Festival, Music

24 – 26 Jun 2016
The biggest music festival of its kind in Singapore and the region, Baybeats presents a fist-pumping line-up showcasing prominent Singapore and international acts …

In-House Series 2016

Theatre

18 & 19 Jun 2016
Buds Theatre opens IN-HOUSE series with Hold On by Wisely Chow – a deeply evocative play dealing with the theme of loneliness and isolation, and The Heart is Only a Muscle by Narisha Ibrahim …

Beautiful Sunday – When East Meets West

Music

12 Jun 2016
Spend a lovely afternoon with Toa Payoh West Community Club Chinese Orchestra as they present a repertoire of familiar western orchestral pieces …

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At the Rehearsals of The Struggle: Years Later

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I was overcome by nostalgia when I heard an audio recording at the rehearsals. Director Liu Xiaoyi managed to inject a segment of a 1970’s crosstalk performance in his adaptation …

An Interview with a member of the Tribes – Thomas Pang

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Well.. fathoming the disability proves to be the most difficult. But rehearsals have actually been the most helpful in giving me a feeling of what Billy might have gone through all his life …

An Interview with a member of the Tribes – Ethel Yap

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I guess the most unique thing about being in Tribes is the character I get to play. Sylvia is honestly unlike any other character I’ve performed before …

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[Review] GRIND: Inside-Out of the Queer Lair

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Perhaps, this is how the playwright wants us to think about the concept of prejudice. Ultimately, we are all dealing with the humanistic struggle with love, identity and bullying.

[Review] 我选择下车

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两个小品,利用“车”来带出两个议题的反差性:在《十面埋伏》车里的人看不清车外的面具人到底是好人还是坏人,只要待在车上肯定安全;在《Notification》赶上 Facebook 巴士的,却是一群戴着面具的人,在脸书世界是另一个伪装的自己,得到赞和关注就已满足。

[Review] White Rabbit Red Rabbit – A play that intends to poison your mind

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The thought – of someone authorising somebody, to dictate someone else’s actions, without being present – is scary.

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