It’s a bumper weekend for theatre buffs and night owls! With loads of quality productions being staged, plus the Singapore Night Festival kicking off, you’re in for a busy, fun-filled time packed with activities from day to night.
1. Little Star
17 Aug to 11 Sept
Alliance Francaise Theatre
Embark on a wondrous adventure through space, over the earth and under the sea, as Little Star tries to find her way home before sunrise. With minimum dialogue but full of striking visuals, this is an excellent production for younger kids from ages two to six. Learn more.
2. The Three Little Pigs
Till 16 Sept
KC Arts Centre
A fun, raucous musical show for ages three and up, this well-worn tale is given a fresh spin as the three piggies battle the big bad wolf with charm and wit. An entertaining adventure that teaches little ones the importance of perseverance and hard work. More info.
3. Opera at Twilight 2016
20 Aug, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Pack a picnic basket, gather some friends and enjoy an opera experience out in the park, as Singapore’s homegrown talents entertain you at this free concert presented by the Singapore Pocket Opera Theatre.
4. Singapore Night Festival 2016
19 to 27 Aug, 6 pm to 11 pm
Bras Basah and Bugis districts
Get set to be awed, as this now-iconic festival makes a spectacular return. Blending elements of fantasy and science fiction, this year’s exciting line-up features art installations, performances and activities that are both inspiring and thought-provoking. Details.
5. Hansel & Gretel by Players Theatre
20 Aug to 4 Sept
Ulu Pandan Community Club Theatrette
Follow the path deep into the heart of the forest, where you’ll discover wonderment and twisted shadows aplenty. A deliciously dark and enchanting retelling of the fairytale classic, this exciting production is sure to draw you in with its rich visuals and engaging story.
6. The Friendship of Town Mouse & Country Mouse
20 to 21 Aug
Can two mice who are as different as chalk and cheese learn to understand each other’s feelings and be good friends? Based on one of Aesop’s fables, this musical is a lesson in what friendship truly means. Find out more.
7. Festival for Good
20 to 21 Aug, 10 am to 6 pm
JTC LaunchPad at One-North
A community even for people from all walks of life to get together and have some fun, this festival features a pop-up market selling socially-conscious merchandise, music and circus performances, workshops and talks, plus lots of good food. Details.
8. PLAYtime! The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights
Till 28 Aug
Theatre, music and puppetry come together in this production designed for kids from ages two to four. Based on the book by Farah Bagharib-Kaltz, the story follows the Eddie the mynah as he sets off on a mission to rescue his best friend. Learn more.