5 Not-to-be-Missed Kids-Friendly Theatre Performances Happening in 2019


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Here’s 5 theatre performances happening this year for you to bookmark and start snagging your tickets now!

From tales of intergalactic friendship to the adventures of a vibrant rainbow-colored fish, these performances are set to tickle the intrigue of your little ones, arouse their imagination and completely spell-bind them (and you)!

1. The Little Company’s Fantastic Mr Fox in Mandarin

The Little Company’s Fantastic Mr Fox in Mandarin

The Little Company brings to stage the Mandarin version of Ronald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox, which follows the story of a bright fox named Mr Fox, who lives underground with his family.

The Little Company’s Fantastic Mr Fox in Mandarin

One day, a fox named, Mr Fox, gets trapped underground with his family and friends by his human neighbours who were tired of his antics, the very neighbours from whom Mr Fox often steals to feed his family. Mr Fox has an even bigger problem in hand when his family and friends start getting hungry.

The Little Company’s Fantastic Mr Fox in Mandarin

But fear not for Mr Fox has a clever idea, he schemes with his friends to outsmart his neighbours and provide food for all! 

Location: KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035
Date:
31 Jul – 8 Sept 2019

Hour:

  • Weekday: 10 am
  • Weekend & 12 Aug 2019: 11 am | 2 pm
  • 9 Aug, 17 Aug, 25 Aug & 8 Sept 2019: 11 am

Admission (purchase tickets here):

  • Weekdays 
    • Standard: $29 | $26

    • Family Package of 4:
      Cat 1: $98
      Cat 1 tickets (with TLC CD Vol.2): $110  

  • Weekends & Public Holidays
    • Standard: S$49, S$39, S$36

    • Family Package of 4:
      Cat 1 (with photo taking)*: $166
      Cat 2 (no photo taking): $132

    • Family Package of 5:
      Cat 1 (with photo taking)*: $210
      Cat 2 (no photo taking): $167

    • Family Package of 6:
      Cat 1 (with photo taking)*: $254.10
      Cat 2 (no photo taking): $202.20

    • Family Package of 7:
      Cat 1 (with photo taking)*: $298.20
      Cat 2 (no photo taking): $237.30

    • Family Package of 4 (with TLC CD Vol.2):
      Cat 1 (with photo taking)*: $178
      Cat 2 (no photo taking): $144

*Ticket includes a photo taking session with the cast in costume. (Applicable for Weekend/ Public Holiday shows only.)

Photo credits Singapore Repertory Theatre

2. The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Delve into the deep sea to follow the journey of the Rainbow Fish, the most beautiful fish in the sea with its scales shimmering in all the colors of the rainbow, as he explores the deep sea, discovering a whole new world of wondrous sights and friendly creatures of varying shapes, sizes and colors!

The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings to life an enchanting tale of the ocean along with its residents with the use of black light and their remarkable puppetry.

The show will include an original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s story as well as two of his companion tales, Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites.

Location: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Pl, Singapore 179556
Date:
27 Aug – 5 Sept 2019

Hour:

  • Weekday: 9.30 am | 11.30 am
  • Weekend: 10.30 am | 2.30 pm

Admission (purchase tickets here):

  • Weekday
    • Standard: $32 | $28 | $22

  • Weekend
    • Standard: $48 | $38 | $28
    • With backstage tour: $63 | S$53 | $43
      * Inclusive of 30-minute backstage tour after the 2.30 pm shows on 31 Aug & 1 Sept 2019.

Photo credits ACT 3 International

3. Fuerza Bruta at Singapore Night Festival

Fuerza Bruta at Singapore Night Festival

Fuerza Bruta, a renowned Argentinian troupe has awed millions of spectators across the world and this year they’re back in Singapore, headlining the Singapore Night Festival with an explosive performance!

Unlike any theatre performance you’ve seen before, Fuerza Bruta is a 360-degree sensory theatre featuring thumping percussion beats, mind-blowing lighting visual effects and confetti!

Fuerza Bruta at Singapore Night Festival

The show opens with brave performers tumbling through secret openings from a giant bubble towards audiences, gliding across a bouncy sheet above audiences, and swimming through a giant air tunnel to get up-close-and-personal with the audience.

Fuerza Bruta at Singapore Night Festival

In the second act, aerial artists take to the skies for an action-packed aerial acrobatics performance.

Leave all your expectations behind and lose yourself to this high-energy performance!

Location: Cathay Green
Date:
29 Aug – 31 Aug 2019
Hour:
8.30 pm | 9.45 pm | 11.00 pm (duration: 30 mins)

Admission (purchase tickets here):

  • Early Bird (20 Jun – 9 Aug): $12
  • Standard (10 Aug – 31 Aug): $15
  • Groups of 5 (20 Jul – 31 Aug): $12/person

Photo credits Singapore Night Festival

4. THE WAY BACK HOME Adapted from Oliver Jeffers’ Bestseller

THE WAY BACK HOME Adapted from Oliver Jeffers’ Bestseller

THE WAY BACK HOME, adapted from the book with the same name, written by best-selling author Oliver Jeffers, is an interactive stage production filled with delightful little surprises.

THE WAY BACK HOME Adapted from Oliver Jeffers’ Bestseller

One day a boy finds a plane in his cupboard. He flies his plane higher and higher until he runs out of petrol and lands on the moon. He is frightened, lost and alone until a passing Martian lands there too!

THE WAY BACK HOME Adapted from Oliver Jeffers’ Bestseller

Who is the strange alien? And how will they find their way back home?

Location: SOTA Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Dr, Singapore 227968
Date:
27 Sept – 29 Sept 2019

Hour:

  • 27 Sept 2019: 5 pm
  • 28 Sept – 29 Sept 2019: 11.00 am | 2.00 pm | 4.30 pm

Admission (purchase tickets here): $62 | $52 | $42
*Please note that all patrons (including infant in arms are required to purchase a ticket for admission.

Photo credits DIVA Productions

5. The Snowman

The Snowman

The Snowman is based on Raymond Brigg’s bestselling book. On the morning of a white Christmas Eve, a little boy named James build a snowman, which comes to life! And when a snowman comes to life, there’s just one thing to do. Set off on an adventure!

The Snowman

The adventures of Little James and The Snowman brings them across Father Christmas, dancing penguins, reindeers, among others.

The Snowman

Like how every story has a villain, there is one in this story as well and his name is Jack Frost. Will Little James and The Snowman be able to escape Jack Frost’s evil clutches and return home in time for Christmas morning? Well, that’s for you to find out.   

Location: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Date:
12 Dec – 15 Dec 2019

Hour:

  • 12 Dec – 13 Dec 2019: 7 pm
  • 14 Dec – 15 Dec 2019: 11 am | 3 pm | 7 pm

Admission (purchase tickets here):

Early Bird (10 Jun – 31 Jul 2019) – 20% Discount
Applicable for: Thu – Fri & Sun (7 pm shows) | Sat (11 am shows)

  • Standard: $138 | $118 | $98 | $78 | $58
  • Esplanade Box: $138
  • Premier Box A & B: $138
  • Box B – G: $138
  • Restricted view: $48

Photo credits ABA Productions Singapore

 

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day



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