Category: musical

Preview: Dolly Parton Presents 9 to 5 The Musical at London’s Savoy Theatre

LONDON – Coming to London in 2019 is legendary Queen of Country music Dolly Parton as she presents hit musical 9 to 5!  Based off the 1980 film of the same name, 9 to 5 plays at the Savoy Theatre from 28th January to 31st August 2019 for a strictly limited season, featuring a book by

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Review: Kinky Boots presented by Base Entertainment Asia

Full of heart and high heels, Kinky Boots delivers its message of acceptance loud and proud.  It’s been a long time coming, but there’s never been a better time for multi-award winning musical Kinky Boots to have finally found its way to Singapore. With a touring cast direct from Broadway, the Harvey Fierstein/Cyndi Lauper musical is feel

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Review: Watching by Toy Factory

Apprehension towards NS hints at deeper family matters. Have you ever sat on the couch and gone on a TV marathon that lasts for so long that your vision gets blurry, your body goes limp, and it begins to become hard to tell reality from fiction? Toy Factory’s Watching covers precisely that feeling. Written and directed

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Touchdown from Broadway: An Interview with the Fabulous Angels and Female Leads of Kinky Boots

For the first time ever, multi-award winning musical Kinky Boots will be staged in Singapore! Written by theatre veteran Harvey Fierstein with music by the legendary Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots plays at the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands for just two weekends. The raucous but heartwarming musical tells the story of the fictitious Price & Son shoe factory, as

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Kinky Boots: #JustBe Campaign Launches in Singapore

Award-winning musical Kinky Boots flies in straight from Broadway this week for its Singapore debut, and before it opens, they want you to know this: “just be who you want to be”. Fronted by international superstars such as Kelly Osbourne, Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, James Earl Jones and Martina Navratilova, the campaign spreads Kinky Boots’ central message of loving

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Toy Factory’s Lab Projects 2018: An Interview with Playwright/Director Stanley Seah and Actor Jon Cancio of Watching

  As part of the 2018 edition of the Lab Projects, Toy Factory presents Watching, the second new play to be staged in their home in Chinatown at NOWPlaying@17. Written and directed by Toy Factoy associate artistic director Stanley Seah, Watching follows Tony, a boy still waiting to enlist for the dreaded National Service. But instead of making ‘the

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Preview: Les Misérables UK/Ireland 2018/2019 Tour

LONDON – Les Misérables is without a doubt one of the world’s most famous and best musicals, seen by over 120 million audience members in over 51 countries in 22 languages. Now, the West End mainstay is about to go on tour around the UK and Ireland this November. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, this version of Les Misérables was originally conceived

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Preview: The Trench by Les Enfants Terribles

LONDON – Created by the same minds behind the wildly popular Alice’s Adventures Underground, Les Enfants Terribles presents their The Trench, set to play at Southwark Playhouse for a limited run from 10th October to 17th November 2018. Written by Les Enfants Terribles Artistic Director Oliver Lansley with an original soundtrack by Alexander Wolfe, The Trench is inspired by the true

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Review: Oedipus (鞭爱) by Toy Factory

An innovative staging turns this twisted police procedural into a living nightmare.  If there’s one play this year that should come with a warning for the faint of heart, it’s Toy Factory’s Oedipus. Directed by Toy Factory artistic director Goh Boon Teck and written by Zhu Xin Chen, Oedipus, much like its title suggests, concerns itself with socially and

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Toy Factory’s Lab Projects 2018: An Interview with Playwright Zhu Xin Chen and Director Goh Boon Teck of Oedipus (鞭爱)

This week, Toy Factory productions launches into their 2018 edition of the Lab Projects, presenting brand new plays staged in their own home in Chinatown at NOWPlaying@17. In the first of two works, the company will be presenting Zhu Xin Chen’s Oedipus, a dark mystery following a severely disabled man who has whipped his 50 year old mother

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