Insider’s Guide Issue 42
Published on 10 May 2016
Meenah & Cheenah
Till 22 May, Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 4pm & 8pm, Sun 4pm
$46, $50, $60, $66, $80,
$90, $100, $110, $130
Two of Singapore’s funniest females — Siti Khalijah and Judee Tan — bring multicultural mayhem to the stage as they explore the truths and tropes surrounding their various races, by premiering two cool characters that are not quite stereotypes.
Theatres on the Bay (Singapore), Théâtre de la Ville (France), Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center (Japan) & Sankai Juku (Japan)
20-21 May, $28, $48, $78
Esteemed butoh dance company Sankai Juku returns to Esplanade with its Southeast Asian premiere of Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land, the latest creation by its acclaimed founder and artistic director Ushio Amagatsu. Eight butoh dancers from the internationally renowned Sankai Juku enter into a sublime dialogue with gravity on a sand-dusted stage set against a majestic wall of fossil reliefs. Through the graceful arcs they trace across the sand, a philosophical visual poem unfolds.
Imaginarium: Over the Ocean, Under the Sea
SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM
14 May-28 Aug, Sat-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-9pm
$5, $10. Free for children under six and all Singaporeans & Permanent Residents
SAM@8Q, 8 Queen Street
This sixth edition of Singapore Art Museum’s children-focused annual exhibition invites adventurers of all ages to encounter the watery realms of Earth using tactile, interactive exhibitions and stories inspired by our seascapes.
by T.H.E Dance Company
20 & 21 May, 8pm
SOTA Drama Theatre
Leading contemporary choreographer Kuik Swee Boon creates original choreography about navigating life in a culture of self-serving egotism, and balancing expression with pragmatism. Meanwhile, Zhuo Zihao’s piece examines the concepts of conflict, tension, replication and renewal.
Arts@Pasir Ris’ Music In The Park
NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL AND PASIR RIS ELIAS CC
29 May, 7pm – 9pm
Open Field next to Pasir Ris MRT Station
With a potpourri of engaging music and theatre performances by The Philharmonic Winds, Sweet Tooth (Cake Theatrical Productions), and Irene Jansen and Friends, and an interactive art installation by Chiang Yu Xiang, Arts@Pasir Ris’ Music In The Park event is the perfect programme for the entire family to have fun and enjoy together!