Weekend Picks: 4 – 5 May

Love stories and theatre, music and outdoor play? Well, good news: this weekend is chock a block with concerts and stage plays, storytelling and craft activities, park events and water fun.


1. PLAYtime! Shaggy and the Trims

3 to 17 May

Esplanade Theatre Studio

An interactive play about how being different can be a good thing and the sometimes unexpected ways that you can fit in. Recommended for kids from ages two to six. Learn more.

PLAYtime! Shaggy and the Trims


2. Lets Play! At PAssion WaVe @ Pasir Ris

4 May, 10 am to 5 pm

PAssion WaVe @ Pasir Ris

Get set for a fun afternoon of sports tryouts and recreational water activities at this inclusive play event for everyone of all abilities. More info.


3. 22 Stories

1 May to 30 June, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

PeopleUp @ Pandan

This new immersive theatre experience for all ages is the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, featuring 22 Insta-worthy rooms where audiences can interact with characters from childhood stories and embark on magical adventures together. Details.


4. Songs at Twilight

4 May, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

The New Opera Singapore and Daegu Opera House presents an evening of famous tunes by classical masters such as Vivaldi, Mozart and Verdi. Find out more.


5. Village Stories – A Family Storytelling Performance

4 May, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enabling Village

Let master storytellers Roger Jenkins and Sheila Wee sweep you off on delightful escapades in this fun session for the whole family. Learn more.

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6. Events & Activities at Jurong Lake Gardens

Till 5 May, 8 am to 10:30 pm

Jurong Lake Gardens

Head down to this new green hotspot for a full day of fab activities ranging from craft and storytelling to movie screening and more. Details.

Jurong Lake Gardens Lakeside Garden: Nature, Play And The Community


7. Very Venetian: Various Vivaldi Concerti

4 to 5 May

The Theatre Practice

Treat yourself to some of Vivaldi’s most underrated works that really ought to get more airtime at this donation-based concert. More info.

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8. The Phantom of the Opera

Till 26 May

Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

Don’t miss one of the most successful and acclaimed musicals of all time, filled with memorable music, drama and haunting romance. Find out more.



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