A Clockwork Orange (2 shows)

Theatre Studio, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Dr

TEATER EKAMATRA Rating: To be advised. Performed in Malay with English surtitles. Teater Ekamatra presents its take on Anthony Burgess's 1962 cult classic, A Clockwork Orange. Adapted by Zulfadli Rashid and directed by Noor Effendy Ibrahim, A Clockwork Orange takes place in a repressive, totalitarian state where ordinary citizens have fallen into a passive stupor […]

S$ 35

Cita Seni 2019: Sonic Spaces and Sonic Seas

Play Den, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane

The Arts House x The Its Join Singapore-based alternative rock trio The Its in Cita Seni: Sonic Spaces and Sonic Seas. Flirting with atypical song structures, the band melds influences from the Nusantara region with Eastern and Western rock, performing an eclectic set with an alternative, experimental and ambient approach. In this session, The Its […]

Free

LIM BOON KENG – The Musical

Victoria Theatre 11 Empress Place, Singapore

Musical Theatre Ltd Performed in English. Written by Stella Kon, Music by Desmond Moey, Directed by Jeremiah Choy. Presented by MTL & GCOX. Starring Sebastian Tan as Lim Boon Keng. “In a century torn by war, one man’s integrity burns like a flame.” Who is Lim Boon Keng? What has he done? Why is he […]

S$60 – S$80

Tanah•Air 水•土:A Play In Two Parts

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Drama Box Performed in Malay and Chinese, with Malay, Chinese and English surtitles. Tanah•Air 水•土:A Play In Two Parts is directed by one of Singapore’s most prominent theatre practitioners and former Nominated Member of Parliament (2016 – 2018) Kok Heng Leun, together with renowned theatre artists Koh Wan Ching and Adib Kosnan. The creative team also features […]

S$68

SANDIPURWARA

SIM Performing Arts Theatre SIM Block D, Level 1, 461 Clementi Road, 599491

SIM Malay Cultural & Muslim Society (MCMS) SANDIPURWARA Dongeng yang BUKAN Dongeng SANDIPURWARA tells the tale of a kingdom known as Prahara Jiwa. There lies a Sultan in search of a captivating voice. Despite warnings that said voice could lead to his undoing, he sends two of his best courtiers - Anduka and Anduki - […]

S$ 18

MCF 2019: Dedap

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre x Projek Ujong Tanjong Performed in Malay. A Double-Bill Production. Dedap is a writer's adaption on the life of a revered artist who has been an inspiration to him since young. It tells the story of his last days; his hardship in remaining relevant and the aching melancholy of his beloved wife […]

S$20

Merdeka

The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ W!LD RICE Funan Level 4, 107 North Bridge

Wild Rice Ltd Performed in English. As the Singapore Bicentennial is celebrated, six young people form a group called Raffles Must Fall to examine our country's colonial legacy. During their gatherings, they pore over forgotten texts and artefacts, re-enacting scenes from the past to better understand the nightmare of subjugation... and the dream of self-determination. […]

$S 20 – $S 70

Heather

Black Box, Gateway Theatre Level 8, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah

Adeeb and Shai Performed in English. A reclusive children’s writer becomes wildly successful after publishing a series of fantasy books about a hero using her magical pen to fight evil. Her books are treasured across the country. But when a troubling narrative starts to unfold, we find ourselves asking: what matters more, the storyteller or […]

S$ 30

DY-Logue

Black Box, Stamford Arts Centre 155 Waterloo Street, Singapore

Ding Yi Music Company Ltd A new series by Ding Yi, DY-logue showcases an enthralling music dialogue between two musicians of very different music background, yet use very similar ethnic instruments in an intimate musical salon, connecting audiences to their music aspiration. --- Ancient piece King Chu Doffs His Armor 《霸王卸甲》 Naseer Shamma Lil Ruh […]

S$28

MCF 2019: Rumah Hantu

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre A Projek Bahasa Pengarah by akulah BIMBO SAKTI Written and Directed by Adib Kosnan Performed by Farez Najid and Suhaili Safari Performed in Malay with English surtitles. In an old and decrepit house, two individuals whose lives are intertwined by a mysterious incident, find themselves trapped in a house full of stories […]

S$ 15

MCF 2019: Rumah Hantu

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre A Projek Bahasa Pengarah by akulah BIMBO SAKTI Written and Directed by Adib Kosnan Performed by Farez Najid and Suhaili Safari Performed in Malay with English surtitles. In an old and decrepit house, two individuals whose lives are intertwined by a mysterious incident, find themselves trapped in a house full of stories […]

S$ 15

MCF 2019: 7etangga (Tujuh Tetangga)

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre This musical performance by NADI Singapura will treat you to a coalition of instruments, sounds, and styles that depicts the harmony and the discourse amongst the people of the land. Witness the interaction between the varied practices and practitioners of Singapore and beyond. https://open.spotify.com/album/1qpsBCKczDQjjygsSB3MIw?si=rqGQ2zuIS1e0XEBxVBsXGw About Malay Cultural Fest 2019 This October, immerse […]

Free

SWF 2019: Dirty Feet

SWF POP Stage, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Ln

Singapore Writers Festival The session is in English. Celebrate the true meaning of family with contemporary Malay dance collective P7:1SMA in this SWF commissioned performance inspired by works from Sharon Ismail’s Sallamah series. This session is recommended for ages 4 to 8. SWF 2019: A LANGUAGE OF OUR OWN This year they invite you to join us […]

Free

MCF 2019: Rumah Hantu

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre A Projek Bahasa Pengarah by akulah BIMBO SAKTI Written and Directed by Adib Kosnan Performed by Farez Najid and Suhaili Safari Performed in Malay with English surtitles. In an old and decrepit house, two individuals whose lives are intertwined by a mysterious incident, find themselves trapped in a house full of stories […]

S$ 15

SWF 2019: Nading Rhapsody

SWF POP Stage, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Ln

Singapore Writers Festival The session is in multiple languages. Nading Rhapsody is an avant-garde ethnic Bornean ensemble whose creative approach to their music reflects the group's indigenous origins and cultural roots. Be entertained by the music of the Sea Dayak (Iban), Land Dayak (Bidayuh), Highlanders (Orang Ulu), and the Coastal People (Melanau) of Sarawak. This […]

Free

MCF 2019: Rumah Hantu

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre A Projek Bahasa Pengarah by akulah BIMBO SAKTI Written and Directed by Adib Kosnan Performed by Farez Najid and Suhaili Safari Performed in Malay with English surtitles. In an old and decrepit house, two individuals whose lives are intertwined by a mysterious incident, find themselves trapped in a house full of stories […]

S$ 15

SWF 2019: Sound Loops and Stories

Play Den, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane

Singapore Writers Festival The session is in English. Be transported into a trance-like state as performing artists Moe Clark and Bani Haykal enchant you with skillful displays of audio manipulation and poetic words. They will each present work that speaks to issues close to their creative practice. The session will be followed by an audience […]

S$ 25

MCF 2019: Singa Drum Gaia

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre Singa Drum Gaia is the first of its kind in the lion city. A gathering that is set to be the biggest bi-annual drumming fiesta celebrating the vibrancy and the eclectic drumming traditions of the world that is present in Singapore. The programme is conceptualised and directed by Mr Riduan Salani, a […]

Free

SWF 2019: Perang Spontan – A Dikir Barat x Rap Battle

Victoria Theatre 9 Empress Pl, Singapore

Singapore Writers Festival Performed in Malay. What could the traditional Dikir Barat form and contemporary Hip Hop have in common? In this performance, Tukang Karut performers from various Dikir Barat groups will be pitted against some of the best Malay rappers in a gelanggang or a free-style arena format to test their wit in traditional […]

S$ 30

SWF 2019: City Hall: If Walls Could Talk in Verse

Courtyard, National Gallery Singapore 1 St Andrew's Road

Singapore Writers Festival x Poetry Festival Singapore The session is in English. Explore Singapore’s past with six poets as they reimagine stories of the City Hall in the island’s official languages. As the nation commemorates a historical milestone, the featured poets seek to uncover a lost or forgotten cultural treasure trove as they gain a […]

Free

Rumah Dayak

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Rupa co.lab Other Showtimes: Fri 22 Nov, 8 PM Sat 23 Nov, 3 PM | Sat 23 Nov, 8 PM Sun 24 Nov, 3 PM Ratings: Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content & Coarse Language). Please email [email protected] for information. Performed in Malay and English, with English surtitles. A night-hour safehouse for the troubled youths, dropouts, runaways […]

S$ 27 – S$ 32

Rumah Dayak

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Rupa co.lab Other Showtimes: Thu 21 Nov, 8 PM Sat 23 Nov, 3 PM | Sat 23 Nov, 8 PM Sun 24 Nov, 3 PM Ratings: Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content & Coarse Language). Please email [email protected] for information. Performed in Malay and English, with English surtitles. A night-hour safehouse for the troubled youths, dropouts, runaways […]

S$ 27 – S$ 32

Rumah Dayak

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Rupa co.lab Other Showtimes: Thu 21 Nov, 8 PM Fri 22 Nov, 8 PM Sat 23 Nov, 8 PM Sun 24 Nov, 3 PM Ratings: Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content & Coarse Language). Please email [email protected] for information. Performed in Malay and English, with English surtitles. A night-hour safehouse for the troubled youths, dropouts, runaways […]

S$ 27 – S$ 32

Rumah Dayak

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Rupa co.lab Other Showtimes: Thu 21 Nov, 8 PM Fri 22 Nov, 8 PM Sat 23 Nov, 3 PM Sun 24 Nov, 3 PM Ratings: Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content & Coarse Language). Please email [email protected] for information. Performed in Malay and English, with English surtitles. A night-hour safehouse for the troubled youths, dropouts, runaways […]

S$ 27 – S$ 32

Rumah Dayak

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Rupa co.lab Other Showtimes: Thu 21 Nov, 8 PM Fri 22 Nov, 8 PM Sat 23 Nov, 3 PM | Sat 23 Nov, 8 PM Ratings: Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content & Coarse Language). Please email [email protected] for more information. Performed in Malay and English, with English surtitles. A night-hour safehouse for the troubled youths, dropouts, […]

S$ 27 – S$ 32

RE:Tari : Inspiration to Move

Auditorium, Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Artiste Seni Budaya Re’tari, “Inspirasi gerak Tari” ~The Inspiration to move, showcases the beauty and significant elements that completes the Malay traditional dance form presented with a varied selection the Malay music and poetry. RIAS, this segment showcases the significance of the material such a songket and accessories such as sanggul, flowers and tanjak that […]

S$ 18 – S$ 25

Sayang, Sayang, Sayang

Drama Centre Black Box, NLB #03-01 National Library Building, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064, Singapore

Kres! Dancers “Sayang” - What does it mean? Do we know it to mean just one thing, or multiple different things? Kres! Dancers presents to you “Sayang. Sayang. Sayang.” A dance production showcasing various interpretations of the word through movement. Choreographed by our emerging choreographers, experience what “Sayang” truly means to us, or perhaps, to […]

$18 – $25

Sayang, Sayang, Sayang

Drama Centre Black Box, NLB #03-01 National Library Building, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064, Singapore

Kres! Dancers “Sayang” - What does it mean? Do we know it to mean just one thing, or multiple different things? Kres! Dancers presents to you “Sayang. Sayang. Sayang.” A dance production showcasing various interpretations of the word through movement. Choreographed by our emerging choreographers, experience what “Sayang” truly means to us, or perhaps, to […]

$18 – $25

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2020: Beside Ourselves by .gif (SG)

Recital Studio, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival When we are not ourselves, who are we? When we are beside ourselves, where do we go? We have all felt disconnected from our bodies and the world around us––some more than others––in our own private ways. When you don’t know how to live in your own body, life can get […]

S$ 27

Nak Dara

Stamford Art Centre 155 Waterloo St, Singapore

P7:1SMA ‘𝗡𝗔𝗞 𝗗𝗔𝗥𝗔’ is a Malay phrase that suggests ‘a virgin’ or ‘wanting a virgin’. Hasyimah Harith is interested in having conversation circles to question community and inform her practice. In this second offering of ‘Nak Dara’, Hasyimah hopes to self-soothe with friends and celebrate ‘nafsu’, a Malay word that may refer to an insatiable […]

S$15 – S$20

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2020: Kebaya Homies by The Necessary Stage (SG)

Annexe Studio, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Drive

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival Performed in English and Malay with English surtitles. Welcome to the club! Make yourself at home, but this is not your house. Don't forget to tip us! We are your perempuan-perempuan joget (dancing girls) Zubaidah and Rukiah. Do you like our kebaya? Come to our club and we will share with […]

S$ 27

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2020: Mak-Mak Menari by Bhumi Collective (SG)

NAFA Studio Theatre 80 Bencoolen Street, Singapore

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival In English and Malay with English surtitles. Mak-Mak Menari explores the role of the modern Malay mother in Singapore today, and how dance continues to play a part in their lives. While marriage, motherhood, cultural and traditional taboos, and growing older have impacted their dancing days, the Mak-Mak Menaris have only grown […]

S$ 19 – S$ 27

Dance of the Dead 2: Anarch Fight Club

Void Deck Games Anarch Fight Club is a game with mature themes and disturbing scenes. Players must be over 18 to attend. No alcohol (no BYO either). Costumes are recommended. Limited vampire player places available. For one night only, live a life of crime! Sign up for Singapore’s most immersive and interactive real-life roleplaying game experience. In […]

S$30 – S$66

Textures 2020 : Penghulu di Kota Baru

Play Den, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane

The Arts House x Kelana Pantun Temasek This programme is part of Textures 2020: Weekend with Words. Performed in Malay. Change, though the only constant in life, has never been a smooth process throughout history. This was what Pak Suleh and Mak Timun faced when they were forced to relocate from their beloved island of […]

Free

Textures 2020: Panggilan Pulau

Chamber, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore

The Arts House x BronzAge Gamelan This programme is part of Textures 2020: A Weekend with Words. Performed in Malay with English surtitles. As an island nation, where does Singapore place itself on the world map and how does she chart her evolving self? Drawing inspiration from bilingual poetry anthology, Sikit-Sikit Lama-Lama Jadi Bukit, this […]

Free

Textures 2020: Rasa Sarang (라사 사랑) The Translator’s Dilemma

Blue Room, The Arts House 1 Old Parliament Lane

The Arts House x Bhumi Collective This programme is part of Textures 2020: A Weekend with Words. The act of translation is usually a private affair that takes place when the translator engages with a piece of text. Other players – the author, the editor, the publisher, the reader might also be involved – but […]

Free

Gemadah – Traditional Malay Music Festival

Concourse, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Drive

GEMADAH – Traditional Malay Music Festival is presented by the Traditional Malay Music Consortium in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay as part of Pentas

Free

RENTAS

Recital Studio, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore

Traditional Malay Music Consortium x Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay RENTAS is a collaborative residency programme as part of GEMADAH – Traditional Malay Music Festival. Under the mentorship of 2018 Young Artist Award Recipient Zulkifli Mohamed Amin, resident artists Danial Ariffin Azman and Muhammad Hardi Aris will be presenting new compositions inspired by the […]

S$19

The Studios – Lost & Found : Lost Cinema 20/20 by Brian Gothong Tan (CANCELLED: COVID-19)

Theatre Studio, Esplanade 1 Esplanade Dr

Esplanade Co Ltd Performed in English. “… a startlingly visual and easily engageable conversation about the role of our subconscious in powering our creative expression.” – Arts Equator via Invisible Flâneuse on the video installation Lost Cinema (2018) Dreams are the cinema of our subconscious—we are all inherently filmmakers who create films through the act of dreaming. […]

S$35

Online Screening: Rosnah by The Necessary Stage

The Necessary Stage Free Access till 25 May 2020. Click here to watch. Performed in Malay with English surtitles. Rosnah is a young Malay Muslim woman who leaves home for the first time to study in London. As she navigates her new environment with determination, she forges new connections with friends who differ from her […]

Free

Online Screening : Those Who Can’t, Teach (2017) by The Necessary Stage

The Necessary Stage Free access till 30 April. Click here to watch. Directed by: Alvin Tan Written by: Haresh Sharma Cast: Ghafir Akbar, Joshua Lim, Karen Tan, Lian Sutton, Siti Khalijah Zainal First staged in 1990 and subsequently in 2010 to full houses at the Singapore Arts Festival, Those Who Can’t, Teach is a Singaporean theatre […]

Free

Online Screening: The Wrong Geng by Norhaizad Adam

P7:1sma Free screening till 1 June 2020. Click here for the video: https://vimeo.com/413072554  Producer - Fezhah Maznan Dramaturg - Susan Sentler Lighting Designer - James Tan Sound Designer - Bani Haykal Venue - Esplanade Theatre Studio Based on the contestation and stigma during the Singapore 'Joget Modern' era ('20s-'40s). The wrong Geng is a solo […]

Free

The Studios Online: Screening – Harap (Hope) & To Whom It May Concern

Esplanade Co Ltd Esplanade Studios will be streaming Harap & To Whom It May Concern from 16 May, Sat, 3pm to 22 May, Fri, 11.59pm. About Harap (Hope) (2017) A play about hope. Take in the struggles and joys of five different individuals, caught up in a maelstrom of expectations and circumstances. First written in […]

The Studios Online: Dark Room & Nothing – In conversation with the artists

Esplanade Co Ltd We dig into our archives and unearth with Edith Podesta's Dark Room (2016), giving a voice to the incarcerated, and Natalie Hennedige's Nothing (2007), in which six individuals come together in an intimate and absurd exploration of life, death and love. Join in a conversation with Edith Podesta (Director & Writer, Dark […]

The Studios Online: Screening – Dark Room & Nothing

Esplanade Co Ltd Esplanade Studios will be streaming Dark Room & Nothing from 23 May, Sat, 3pm to 29 May, Fri, 11.59pm. - More details coming soon. About Dark Room (2016) Based on true accounts, this production by Edith Podesta gives voice to the incarcerated, by exploring the codes and regulations of the community behind […]

Baca Skrip: #AnakMelayu

Teater Ekamatra The second edition of baca skrip: #___ features Noor Effendy Ibrahim with Anak Melayu. Noor Effendy Ibrahim is a Singapore-based interdisciplinary arts practitioner and his practice interrogates and analyses complexities of race, gender, and sexual identity and politics contextualized within domestic spaces, particularly that of the Malay-Muslim. When his play, Anak Melayu, first […]

S$10

Live Stream: Murder At Mandai Camp

Sight Lines Productions Written & Directed by Chong Tze Chien Starring Erwin Shah Ismail, Bright Ong & Irsyad Dawood A Supernatural Murder Mystery. A typical outfield exercise at Mandai Camp turns dark as a young recruit (Irsyad Dawood) is found dead with nothing more than his disembowelled corpse as a clue. Rumours start circulating like […]

S$15 – S$50