Hear Hear! Be enthralled by the spectacle of The Great Moscow Circus that arrives direct from the capital of Russia. Watch some of the world’s most dangerous and death-defying acts like the Wheel of Death and the motorbike Sphere of Fear that have been perfected by seasoned performers. The red and white circus big top will feature over 45 performers from acrobats, clowns, jugglers and daredevils, waiting to take your breath away.
Through to 18th November
under the Mighty Big Top beside Marina Bay Sands
The timeless children’s title of Rod Campbell will be given the spotlight it deserves on the theatre stage. Since its first run in 1982, the book has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and delighted even more children. The show by ABA productions is full of engaging puppets, music and audience interaction which would tickle the funny bone of anyone two years and older.
Through to 21th October
at Victoria Theatre
This compelling play by The Fool Theatre offers a glimpse into Secondary School life from the point of view of Ms Lim, the teacher. When a student encounters an accident on campus, the school does its due diligence to protect its reputation, inadvertently putting a troublemaker into the crosshairs of the public. Ms Lim has to face the uphill task of shielding her students while maintaining relations with her colleagues.
Through to 21th October
at Drama Centre Black Box
Before the Singapore Dance Theatre’s performance of Sleeping Beauty in December, the SDT has condensed an hour-long special for young ballet lovers to discover how the enchanting fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is translated into the magical world of ballet. At the end of the performance, there will even be a meetand-greet-session with the cast so come dressed in your royal prince and princess outfits.
1pm & 4pm
at Esplanade Concert Hall
In this 40-minute production by the Child’s Art Centre Poznan (Poland), toddlers from the age of 6 months to 3 years old are encouraged to see, touch, feel and peel away the layers that the two performers have built up. In an interactive format, the dancers and audience will explore our relationships with the world and the secrets of nature, and through the production, get closer as a family.
Through to 7th October
at Esplanade Recital Studio
To celebrate Children’s Day, Science Centre Singapore and the Singapore Kindness Movement have come together to present an original musical that lays out kindness in a scientific manner as a state of being. Take the hand of the famous five KidsSTOP founders and Singa the Lion in this light-hearted musical and uncover more about how the heart and mind works, while learning about kindness through creative drama and play.
Through to 6th October
at Science Centre Singapore
Oliver Jeffers’ classic, Lost and Found, will find its way to the SOTA Drama Theatre over seven sittings in the last weekend of September. When a penguin arrives on the doorstep of a human boy, the helpful child decides to bring the penguin home to the South Pole. But when they reach the Southern hemisphere by boat, the boy realises that the penguin was looking for something else. If you enjoy Oliver Jeffers’ other works of Hugless Douglas, this charming production will bring fun, laughter and the value of friendship to audiences of all ages.
Through to 30th September
at SOTA Drama Theatre
Even if you don’t recognise the name, it is a certainty you would have heard of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on YouTube or the radio waves. What’s unique about them is Bradlee’s trademark twist on contemporary pop hits – his retro styling of pop songs will see you and the family dancing and re-envisioning these radio hits in a drastically new light.
at Kallang Theatre
Since 2009, Singapore has been the home of Formula One night racing as we welcome the fast cars to the backdrop of our modern architecture and heritage buildings. This year, the thrills will return once again as racers battle it out on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. In between the races, entertain yourself with internationally renowned musical acts from Jay Chou to The Killers.
Through to 16 September
at Marina Bay Street Circuit
The Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia will bring their music from the concert halls of Berlin, Brussels, Geneva and Vienna to Singapore in their debut Asian tour. Something to sit at the edge of your seats for is Singapore’s very own violinist Chloe Chua at only 11 years of age who will share the stage with Tatiana Samouil in Vivaldi’s double violin concerto. Feel the emotions and grandeur of the Russian composers like Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich.
at University Cultural Centre Hall