13 Upcoming Theatre Shows & Concerts for Families and Kids in Singapore [2024]



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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! 

*Updated: March 2024

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 kids' theatre shows to look out for! Bookmark this page to be updated on the latest family-friendly theatre shows in Singapore!

1. Put On Your Dancing Shoes For da:ns focus - EveryBody Workshops

Venue: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Dates: 6, 7, 13 and 14 Apr 2024
Fees: $20 per ticket

Looking for a lively way to start your weekends with your little ones this April? Look no further than the da:ns focus - EveryBody Workshops happening at the Esplanade Rehearsal Studio for a session of laughter, music, and dance. It's the perfect way to kickstart your weekend!

Join professional dance instructors for a session of dance-play where parents and children can bond over fun and interactive dance activities. Whether your child is aged 3-6 or 6-12, the EveryBody Workshops cater to kids of all ages. Everyone is welcome to join in on the dance fun, regardless of their age or skill level.

Shake off the lethargic weekend, and come learn some funky new dance moves with your kids! The workshops provide a playful environment where families can learn and dance together, it's the perfect opportunity to create special memories together!

Tickets are priced at just $20 each, and the workshops are conducted over 2 weekends in April. Save the dates (6, 7, 13 and 14 Apr 2024), and head down to the Esplanade Rehearsal Studio to kickstart your dance journey! 

Sign up now for the da:ns focus - EveryBody Workshops and get ready to dance your way into the weekend with your little ones!

2. Errol's Garden

Venue:¬†KC Arts Centre ‚Äď Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035¬†
Dates: From 28 Feb 2024
Admission: From $27

Introduce the world of theatre to your little ones at "Errol's Garden," an engaging family musical presented by SRT The Little Company. Suitable for kids aged 3 and above, this delightful production is set to captivate audiences from 28 Feb 2024 onwards! 

Errol loves plants so much that he has them growing out of every pot, pan and teacup he can find in his small flat, to the dismay of his family. He knows that plants need water, sunlight, and space. They need a garden. Errol and his sister Tia search through their block of flats for the perfect space and discover a neglected rooftop full of rubbish. After Errol and Tia clean up the space, they imagine building a community garden, but first, they will need to convince all their neighbours to pitch in and help. A grumpy neighbour, some garden pests and the weather all try to stand in their way, but Errol is determined to make his dream a reality.
 
Filled with catchy songs, humour and imagination, Errol’s Garden is an interactive musical for all. Join Errol as he turns his roof top into a beautiful community garden, learns about growing, the importance of nature, and how we can all play a part in truly making our home a garden city! 

3. Experience Matilda the Musical

Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
Dates: 9 Mar - 7 Apr 2024
Admission: $68 - $248 (Tickets here)

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

4. Alice -¬†śĖįÁąĪšłĹšłĚÁöĄšĽôŚĘÉ

Venue: Singapore Gateway Theatre
Dates: 5 - 7 April 2024
Admission: $28 - $58

Singapore Focus Theatre is presenting a Mandarin Musical Fantasy Drama, one of the most recommended shows for parents and children. Expect a fantastic stage combat, heart-warming musical performances, a magical world, a loving family! 

A brand new¬†Alice ‚ÄĒ‚ÄĒ In face of her family‚Äôs disapproval, will she be determined enough to pursue her dream? Will she gain courage from another world to solve the problems in reality.

Starred by Singapore’s rising TV star Xuan Ong, this drama is much-loved by children. It was first performed in 2018, with all six shows fully-booked. After years of refining, you can expect an even more exquisite performance in 2024!

Use this link to purchase all ticket categories at just $35, save up to $23 with this exclusive promotion. 

*Mandarin performance with English surtitles 

5. Cooking with Your Feet

Venue: Drama Centre Black Box (#03-01 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064)
Dates: 13 - 21 Apr 2024
Admission: $32 (weekday), $48 (weekend) (Tickets here) 

From 13 to 21 April 2024, audiences can witness the extraordinary talent of Verónica González, renowned for her mesmerising performances on America's Got Talent Season 12. Through the art of puppetry and storytelling, Veronica promises to captivate and inspire audiences of all ages as her feet transform into characters that take audiences on a captivating journey into the heart of Italian culinary art, skillfully blending music, poetry, rhythm, and grace in a sensory feast for the soul.

Cooking with Your Feet¬†invites one and all to ‚Äėmeet‚Äô the visionary chef, Pellegrino Artusi, who¬†transformed cooking into an art form. Born in 1820, Artusi, accompanied by his trusted partner¬†Marietta, embarks on a culinary journey through Italy, capturing the essence of its delectable¬†dishes, set against the backdrop of Italy's musical greats ‚Äď Rossini, Verdi, and Puccini.

6. HAMILTON

Photo Credits: Joan Marcus

Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
Dates: 19 Apr 2024 - 9 Jun 2024
Admission: $80 - $300

The Tony¬ģ, Grammy¬ģ, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning production¬†HAMILTON¬†will premiere in Singapore from April 2024.

HAMILTON premiered on Broadway to wide critical and audience acclaim and has gone on to play seasons in London’s West End, Australia, Germany and New Zealand, before embarking on its first-ever international tour, playing in the Philippines and Abu Dhabi before it debuts in Singapore.

The production in Singapore will begin on 19 April 2024 at Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, presented by Base Entertainment Asia. Tickets go on sale on 14 November through Marina Bay Sands ticketing and SISTIC with fans encouraged to join the waitlist to avoid missing out.

7. The Magic Paintbrush at Gateway Theatre

Venue: Gateway Theatre, Black Box
Dates: 4 & 5 May 2024
Admission: $24 - 30 per pax

Gateway Theatre proudly presents "The Magic Paintbrush," its inaugural full Mandarin theatre production tailored for children aged 5 to 12. This folktale, beloved for its underdog story that pits village boy Ma Liang against the greedy Magistrate, is sure to captivate young hearts while imparting profound lessons in virtues such as kindness and selflessness, emphasising the importance of helping others, fostering a culture of sharing, and responsibly wielding one's unique gifts.

The play centres around a little boy named Ma Liang who loves to draw but comes from a family too¬†poor to afford him a paintbrush. One day, in a dream, he was presented with a magic paintbrush that brought to life anything he drew, with one condition‚ÄĒthat he must use it to help those in need. When¬†he awoke, he found the paintbrush on his table.

Held at Gateway Theatre, Black Box, the 45-minute-long production is delivered fully in Mandarin. The theatre production is designed as a relaxed performance, making it suitable for neurodivergent individuals, including those on the autism spectrum. A designated calm room will be provided for added comfort.

8. Beam by Tiny Feat

Venue: The Artground, 90 Goodman Road, #01-40, Singapore 439053
Dates: 11 & 12 May, 18 & 19 May
Admission: $22 per pax (Tickets available here from 9 April 2024, 12 pm)

A child, a light beam, an unlikely friendship and a series of adventures. Beam takes the audience on a sensorial journey and encourages everyone to see the world they live in, in a different light and appreciate beauty in the little things in life. Beam was last showcased at The Artground in 2019 and 2023 to a sold out audience. 

The 30mins performance comes with access to Explore M.A.P, The Artground's latest installation, 45 mins before the performance. This performance is suitable for children aged between 2 - 5 years of age.

9. Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show

Photo Credits: Darren Thomas

Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
Dates: From 13 June 2024
Admission: From $38

For the first time ever, hit theatre show Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show is debuting in Asia at Singapore’s Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands from 13 June 2024 following sell-out shows across Australia, the UK, Ireland and North America.

Bluey is a loveable, inexhaustible, Blue Heeler dog, who lives with her Mum, Dad and her little sister, Bingo. Bluey uses her limitless energy to play games that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways, bringing her family and the whole neighbourhood into her world of fun. Bluey’s Big Play is based on an original new story written by creator Joe Brumm, and the theatrical adaptation contains new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush.

Bluey‚Äôs Big Play¬†is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the BAFTA & Emmy¬ģ award-winning children‚Äôs television series produced by¬†Ludo Studio, which is available in Singapore on CBeebies, BBC Player and Disney+.

Tickets to Bluey’s Big Play are now on sale via Marina Bay Sands Ticketing and SISTIC. Maybank Cardmembers will enjoy Early Bird Access to purchase tickets from today, 26 February until Sunday, 31 March 2024 with a 15% discount across all categories and show dates.

10. Peppa Pig Adventure

Venue: Esplanade Theatre 
Dates: 16 June 2024, 11 am, 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm
Admission: $68, $88, $108 and $128

After a resounding success in the UK, Peppa Pig’s Adventure is set to thrill audiences with its debut in Singapore this June Holiday! 

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with Peppa, George, and their friends as they come to life in an enthralling theatrical production featuring mascots and life-size puppets.

Filled with a brand new story, plenty of catchy songs, and heaps of fun, Peppa Pig’s Adventure promises an oink-tasic time for the whole family. Join Peppa as she prepares for an exciting camping escapade with George and her school pals, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep, and Gerald Giraffe.

11. The Three Little Pigs šłČŚŹ™ŚįŹÁĆ™

Venue: KC Arts Centre, Home of STC
Dates: 20 Jul - 4 Aug 2024
Admission: $27 - $50 

STC's The Little Company is bringing back your favourite fairy tale - The Three Little Pigs in July 2024! 

When you gather three superstar piglets, a devoted single-parent Mum, and a misunderstood "Big Bad" Wolf on one stage, you've got the perfect ‚ÄėGreat Big Little Broadway Show‚Äô!

Embark on an adventure with the three little pigs as they cleverly outwit the Big Bad Wolf. An original adaptation of the classic fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs teaches the little ones how success can be achieved through hard work and perseverance. 

Designed for 3-year-olds and above, this ‚Äėvery curly musical tail‚Äô is packed with humour and will have you squealing with glee and howling with laughter as the three little pigs take on the Big Bad Wolf.

12. PLAYtime! 2024 BURP 

Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
Dates: 10 - 25 Aug 2024
Admission: $23

Get ready for BURP, a heartening tale about a man who loves collecting sounds in glass jars, each one a doorway to a special memory or feeling. Every day, he carefully picks a few sound jars and plays them on his Incredible Sound Machine, transporting him back to extraordinary moments in time.  

But one day, something strange happens ‚Äď a mighty burp ripples through his entire body, a vibration so powerful that he just has to collect it before it flies away!

Discover all types of sounds ‚Äď some near, some far, and some that that move through different things. Will the man be swift enough to capture Burp in his sound jar, or will Burp give him the slip? Come along for an extraordinary game of chase between Burp and the sound collector!¬†

13. 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. 

14. Gateway Kids Club Storytelling 2023

Venue: Gateway Theatre Dance Studio
Dates: Every Sat at 10 am
Admission: Free

Gateway Kids Club is a free programme held at Gateway Theatre every Saturday. You can also join the Arts and Crafts session or Free Play activities after the storytelling session! Each month features a different theme, around which activities are focused. 

 

Did anything catch your eye? Let us know if you have any feedback on the list! 

 

 



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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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