12 Upcoming Theatre Shows & Concerts for Families and Kids in Singapore [2023]

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Here's a list of upcoming theatre shows, musicals, and music concerts for families and kids of all ages to enjoy together! 

Despite what is said about Singapore's art scene, there are plenty of kids friendly theatre shows, musicals and concerts happening across Singapore. We have seen plenty of family-friendly theatre festivals, Disney productions, Broadway hits and more happen regularly across the year!

Here's a list of some kids' theatre shows to look out for! Bookmark this page to be updated on the latest family-friendly theatre shows in Singapore!

1. PLAYtime! Series: Us

Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
Dates: 24 Feb - 12 Mar 2023, 45 mins with no intermission
Admission: $20 (Check show timings and get tickets)

Peek into the lives of two best friends as their world is turned upside down when another friend wants to play too. Through movement, music and fun, Us explores loneliness, understanding, empathy and love. Discover the importance of friends and how simple acts of kindness can change the world.

A PLAYtime! favourite, this text-and-music-based performance shares how we can be better friends with one another through acts of kindness and generosity. There will be some moments during the performance where children can choose to participate by moving and singing along with the performers.

Note that audiences will be seated on the floor and tickets are required for everyone, including infant-in-arms. 

2. The Candlelight Concerts

Venue: Various Locations
Dates: Ongoing
Admission: from $35 (tickets here)

The Candlelight Concerts are a series of live, intimate concerts. Families can enjoy a host of concerts illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in some of the most iconic venues in Singapore, including SEA Aquarium, CHIJMES and other dreamy locations. 

*Note that the concerts have an age requirement of at least 8 years old, unless otherwise stated. 

3. PLAYtime! Series: Just As I Am

Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
Dates: 21 Apr - 7 May 2023, 45 mins with no intermission
Admission: $20 (Check show timings and get tickets)

Z and B are quite alike, but Z wonders why he can't be perfect while B is confident about who she is. Journey with Z and B in a theatrical dance performance and discover the joys of celebrating and loving all the wonderfully special parts of your unique selves.

This dance performance may include the occasional use of text. There will also be move-along moments which children can choose to participate in, with the support of their accompanying adults.

Note that audiences will be seated on the floor and tickets are required for everyone, including infant-in-arms. 

4. Fly High With The Little Company, SRT

Venue:¬†KC Arts Centre ‚Äď Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road
Date: From 1 Feb 2023 
Admission: From $27 (Enjoy 10% off, details below)

The Little Company is kicking off 2023 nurturing and inspiring young minds with a theatre production that combines science, drama, puppetry, music and storytelling, Fly High. Let the imaginations of your kids take flight with this new play about the wonders of aviation!

Poppy and Mo both dream of flying. When they meet each other in the park they soon become friends and decide to embark on a crazy ambition of building their very own flying machine. Physical theatre, comedy, original songs, and puppetry create a whirlwind tour through the basics of aerodynamics and friendship.

5. Give Your Child A Chance To Perform at Super Baby 2023

Dates: 18 Feb - 18 Jun 2023
Pricing: $20 registration fee (Register now)

Are you looking for an opportunity to give your child the chance to explore their talents and gain confidence? Look no further than "Super Baby 2023"! This event, organized by a team of professional educators and industry experts, provides a diverse stage for children to showcase their unique abilities.

At "Super Baby 2023," they believe that every child is born with a special talent and should be given the opportunity to discover and explore it. Through the stage performance, the event looks to provide a platform for children to showcase their talents and for parents to witness their children's brilliance. Not only will your child have the chance to learn and grow, but they will gain an experience to be remembered for a lifetime! 

6. The Tiger Who Came To Tea (KidsFest! 2023)

Venue: Victoria Theatre
Dates: 8 Feb - 12 Feb 2023
Admission: from $38 (Tickets here)

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! 

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

7. Stick Man (KidsFest! 2023)

Venue: Victoria Theatre
Dates: 15 Feb - 19 Feb 2023
Admission: from $38 (Tickets here)

Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man is back in town!

What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree?

This award-winning production, from the team behind Zog and Zog and the Flying Doctors, features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.

8. Tabby McTat (KidsFest! 2023)

Venue: Victoria Theatre
Dates: 23 Feb - 26 Feb 2023
Admission: from $38 (Tickets here)

Me, you and the old guitar. How perfectly, perfectly happy we are. MEEE-EW and the old guitar. How PURRRR-fectly happy we are!‚ÄĚ

No cat can sing like Tabby McTat, Fred the guitar-playing busker‚Äôs cat. He loves to sing as people throw coins in Fred‚Äôs hat! But one terrible day, Fred chases a thief ‚Äď and the two are separated. Will they ever sing songs together again? Fresh from the greatest picture book team in the world comes this delightful rhyming story of music, friendship, loyalty ‚Äď and cats!

9. Disney On Ice Returns to Singapore in March 2023 

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Dates: 11 - 19 Mar 2023
Admission: from $25 

Grab your mouse ears this coming March school holidays 2023 and get ready for a worldwide party as Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends skates into Singapore from 11 to 19 March 2023 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Mickey Mouse¬†is joined by Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a journey to discover his favourite¬†memory of all time. Using Mickey‚Äôs ‚ÄúMouse Pad,‚ÄĚ show hosts encourage fans to be part of the action and help¬†the gang venture though Disney stories, sharing memorable moments from treasured tales.

10. Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World

Venue: Victoria Concert Hall
Dates: 18 - 19 Mar 2023
Admission: from $25 (Tickets)

Join conductor and host Jessica Gethin on a Journey Around the World with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and explore the soundscapes of music from across the globe! This exciting show celebrates the beauty of cultural diversity, uniting people through the language of music.

This is recommended for ages 4 and above! 

    11. A Prince, An Explorer and A Girl - The Story of Batu Bulat

    Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
    Dates: 11 - 27 Aug 2023, 45 mins with no intermission
    Admission: $20 (Check show timings and get tickets)

    Once upon a time, a prince, an explorer and a girl lived on the idyllic island of Batu Bulat. Whilst each of them led their own exciting life, which at first glance seemed as different as night and day, they soon found out that they were more similar than they were different.

    Join the islanders as they encounter an adventure together which takes them on different paths but ultimately lead them to understanding what empathy is and that there is always more than one perspective to any story.

    This is a text-based performance that requires children and their adults to figure out what really happened at Batu Bulat by watching and listening closely to each character's story. Children will be invited to express their opinions and thoughts as part of the performance. It is an excellent opportunity to introduce the idea of putting oneself in someone else’s position and feeling what they are feeling to build respectful and caring relationships.

    Note that audiences will be seated on the floor and tickets are required for everyone, including infant-in-arms. 

    12. Disney's Frozen The Musical

    Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
    Date: from 5 Feb 2023, for a limited period of time
    Fee: TBC, (check details here)

    The Disney's Frozen The Musical was first staged on Broadway in New York in 2018 and has since toured around the world before coming to Singapore in 2023.

    Adapted from the 2013 Disney movie which spawned the hit song 'Let It Go',¬†‚ÄúLove Is An Open Door‚ÄĚ and many more, Frozen the musical will feature a full score,¬†including 12 new songs from the original Academy Award-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez written especially for the stage.

    Families can also expect a stunning set coupled with talented performers for a truly magical experience. 

    Did anything catch your eye? Or have we missed something out? Let us know in the Community Forum too!


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    This article is prepared by

    Jiarong Yu
    Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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