Preview: BASE Entertainment 2017 Season
Marina Bay Sands has played host to some of the most exciting international acts since its inception. For 2017, the trend continues, and this is their exciting lineup in the months to come!
Chicago (8-19 February)
Chicago is one of the sexiest, most exciting musicals to come off Broadway. Involving nightclub singers, smooth-talking lawyers and a double-murderess, this production certainly won’t bet your usual cheery bundle of joy. Featuring hits such as Cell Block Tango and All That Jazz, this is one show that’ll have you pining for the roaring 20s and reeling from the wit and intrigue.
Steve Backshall (3-5 February)
Get up close and personal with the host of BBC’s hit educational children’s show Deadly 60 Pole to Pole and award-wining naturalist Steve Backshall when he comes to Singapore! In his live show, Steve will answer any and all your questions relating to wildlife and nature and share his experiences travelling from the South Pole to the North Pole, and his fascinating encounters with majestic creatures from all corners of the globe.
The Music of Hans Zimmer vs John Williams (10-11 March)
Even if you don’t know who Hans Zimmer or John Williams are, you’ll probably have heard either of their work in one of countless films they’ve scored. From Star Wars to Harry Potter to Pirates of the Caribbean, expect to hear some very familiar tunes at this concert conducted by Anthony Inglis from the two best and most well known film composers of the 20th century, complete with a fantastic light and laser show!
Sister Act – from 9th May
Adapted from Whoopi Goldberg’s 1992 comedy film, Sister Act the musical comes to Singapore to bring some serious soul. With music written by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast), Sister Act involves wannabe diva Deloris Van Cartier whose life takes a turn when she winds up in a strict convent. Helping her sisters find their voice while she rediscovers her own, Sister Act is a joyous celebration of the power of friendship that’ll have you stamping in time and raising your hands to the air.
Village People and Bjorn Again – 18-19 May
Send yourself back to the peak of disco with Village People’s 40th Anniversary! Made immortal with their hit single Y.M.C.A. and famous for their over the top costumes, this is set to be an energetic performance where you’ll be convinced disco never died! They will be joined by special guest stars Bjorn Again, the only ABBA show endorsed by ABBA themselves, bringing timeless hits back to the stage, the glitzy costumes and hilarious ‘Swenglish’ banter to have you a fabulous night of pure disco ecstasy.