DANCE, THEATRE & CON­CERTS

Shake­speare in the Park – Julius Cae­sar

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(2-27 MAY)

Shake­speare in the Park re­turns with a pro­duc­tion of Julius Cae­sar, di­rected by Guy Unsworth, and set against a back­drop of modern-day in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions and global cur­rent af­fairs. Fort Can­ning Green, Fort Can­ning Park. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Squeeze Live in Sin­ga­pore (4 MAY)

Bri­tish new wave band Squeeze is per­form­ing in Sin­ga­pore this month, play­ing tracks from its 70s and 80s hey­day in­clud­ing “Cool For Cats”, “Up The Junc­tion” and “Tempted”. Sin­ga­pore In­door Sta­dium. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Stereo­phon­ics (8 MAY)

There’s more Bri­tish rock in store for fans, with Stereo­phon­ics tour­ing Sin­ga­pore on the back of their lat­est al­bum Scream Above The Sounds, re­leased in Oc­to­ber 2017. Zepp@big Box Sin­ga­pore. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

The St Peters­burg Bal­let – Swan Lake (8-13 MAY)

Af­ter sold-out sea­sons in 2015 and 2016, the St Peters­burg Bal­let re­turns with ar­guably the most fa­mous bal­let of all time, Swan Lake, telling the love story of Prince Siegfried and the beau­ti­ful Swan Princess Odette. The MES Theatre at Me­di­a­corp. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Legally Blonde (10-20 MAY)

Di­rect from New York, this in­ter­na­tion­ally-ac­claimed play fol­lows fash­ion­ista Elle as she de­fies ex­pec­ta­tions with the help of new friends Paulette, Em­mett and chi­huahua Bruiser. Grand Theatre, Master­card The­atres at Marina Bay Sands. Tick­ets from the MBS web­site.

La Voix Hu­maine (12-13 MAY)

This mov­ing one-act opera touches on themes of re­jec­tion and loss of love. Di­rected by Ivan Heng, it re­volves around a con­ver­sa­tion be­tween a woman and her soon to be ex-lover. Vic­to­ria Con­cert Hall. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Un­der­class (16 MAY – 3 JUN)

Ex­plor­ing poverty, in­equal­ity and hu­man dig­nity in Sin­ga­pore, Un­der­class tells the story of Xinyi, who finds her­self in a down­ward spi­ral af­ter los­ing her job and her flat. The Nec­es­sary Stage Black Box. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

The Con­sul­tant (17-27 MAY)

Heidi Schreck’s play fol­lows a group of un­likely col­leagues who are draw­ing pay­checks at Sut­ton, Fein­gold and Mcgrath, a small phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal ad­ver­tis­ing agency in New York. It’s an ex­plo­ration of what we owe to oth­ers when ev­ery­thing around us is fall­ing apart. Drama Cen­tre Black Box. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Drag­on­flies (18 MAY – 3 JUN)

This play tells the story of a fam­ily fighting for sur­vival, and look­ing for a place to call home. Writ­ten by Stephanie Street and di­rected by Tra­cie Pang, it has a stel­lar cast in­clud­ing Adrian Pang, Tan Kheng Hua, Fanny Kee and more. Vic­to­ria Theatre. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

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