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Ever wondered why your parents had such fond memories of John Travolta? Most of you probably did and still can’t understand why. Well, Saturday Night Fever live in Singapore certainly helped clear things up quite a bit. An adaption of…Fairytales are gateways to another dimension, and for as long as men continue to interpret them masterfully, the magic of the stories will never fade away. In Tony Mercer’s Sleeping Beauty on Ice, the audience is treated to a sojourn…When one thinks opera, one undoubtedly thinks of the form in the italian language. An art synonymous with the southern european culture, it was indeed a treat to be invited to a night of not one, but two italian opera…Staging a play that centres so unabashedly on the cliché theme of love requires both guts and skill to pull off – but that is exactly what Director Lisa Spirling has done. The romantic comedy Hello/Goodbye unfolds between chaotic, spunky…Theatre has long been the medium for entertainment especially before the advent of film and television. This month, Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT)’s new production, Hello/Goodbye, promises to be the entertaining romantic comedy that has been wholly lacking. Its run on…I recently managed to catch the much hyped up LKY Musical and I have to admit, I was a little apprehensive about it especially considering its film counterpart (1965, which it has often been compared to) premiered to dismal ratings…Fun, upbeat, and refreshing, a little Singin’ in the Rain is perhaps what every Singaporean would like to put on their tap-shoes and do to stave off the heat of this sweltering summer. The performance is light and energetic, tripping…“Magic”, revealed Lawrence, “is about misdirection”. But there was little of misdirection as the decently directed production drew gasps and applause from the audience. The show was a cocktail of magical sleight of hands, dances, and immaculate set changes –…The upcoming Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) musical starring Adrian Pang in the titular role and Sharon Au as his muse, the late Mrs. Lee is enjoying enormous publicity and hype. Earlier on, we published a feature on Sharon Au and…In sunny Singapore, rainy weather is sometimes marked with a coloured disdain. We are not the exception, for rain has since time immemorial, been tarred by negative connotations, such as in the idiom “rain on your parade”. But not so…

Arts

Hello/Goodbye Shane Mardjuki

by Dominic Teo September 6, 2015

Theatre has long been the medium for entertainment especially before the advent of film and television. This month, Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT)’s new production, Hello/Goodbye, promises to be the entertaining romantic comedy that has been wholly lacking. Its run on…

Reviews

A Singing LKY?

by Dominic Teo August 7, 2015

I recently managed to catch the much hyped up LKY Musical and I have to admit, I was a little apprehensive about it especially considering its film counterpart (1965, which it has often been compared to) premiered to dismal ratings…

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