Time Out Singapore: M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2016

17 Dec 2015: Beauties and beasts roam the stages of this year’s M1 Singapore Fringe Festival, which returns with the theme of ‘art and the animal’. We pick out four productions that’ll unleash your wild side The Shape of a Bird Enter a wondrous world of birds and cicadas in this new work by local playwright …

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Time Out Singapore: ‘Beauty World’ Review

10 Dec 2015: Gwen Pew cha-cha-chas her way through the beaded curtains to delve into the sleazy ‘Beauty World’ ★★★★☆ As one of the first locally produced English-language musicals, there’s no denying that Dick Lee and Michael Chiang’s Beauty World holds a special place in Singapore’s theatrical canon. Twenty-seven years and five stagings later, it’s still … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Beauty World’ Review

Time Out Singapore: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ Review

8 Dec 2015: There’s nothing like winding down at the end of a big, action-packed year with a big, action-packed pantomime. And who else can we count on delivering that but Wild Rice? This time, the company took on Hans Christian Andersen’s short story, The Emperor’s New Clothes, and turned it into a full-fledged song-and-dance show. … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ Review

Time Out Singapore: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Review

23 Jul 2015: If you’re looking to have a splashing good time, check out this West End smash hit – it’s almost impossible not to come out of the theatre grinning ★★★★☆ As the stage version of Gene Kelly’s beloved film Singin’ in the Rain splish-splashes into town, we went into the theatre expecting a good … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Review

Time Out Singapore: ‘Singapura – The Musical’ Review

10 Jun 2015: The made-in-Philippines musical about Singapore isn’t ready for the world stage yet, but Gwen Pew believes that it nonetheless shows potential ★★★☆☆ So we got to the party a little late for this one. Amid rumours that Singapura: The Musical was going to close earlier than expected, we decided to hold our horses. But once … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Singapura – The Musical’ Review