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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
Video: The Cast of Singapore SISTER ACT Chats with BroadwayWorld! Video: The Cast of Singapore SISTER ACT Chats with BroadwayWorld!
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo on May 24, 2017 in Singapore

May 22, 2017, Singapore - SISTER ACT's Curtis Jackson (Brandon Godfrey), Will T. Travis (Eddie), and South Korea's Sophie Kim (Sister Mary Roberts) sat down with BroadwayWorld.com Singapore's Landy Eng for an exclusive video interview last week to talk about landing once-in-a-lifetime roles on the smash musical, learning West African Dances during college, and how SISTER ACT's on-going giddy romance with Asian audiences helps fire up their performances at the MasterCard Theatres. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Andrew Litton Appointed as Principal Guest Conductor of Singapore Symphony Orchestra Andrew Litton Appointed as Principal Guest Conductor of Singapore Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Singapore

For almost forty years the Singapore Symphony Orchestra has been a sure source of good news about classical music. The world-class ensemble, hailed by the Guardian for its 'orchestral bravado', plays to packed houses at home under the baton of their Music Director Lan Shui, and has earned an enviable reputation overseas through its critically acclaimed tours and extensive discography. (more...)
BWW Interview: Ivan Heng of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at W!LD RICE BWW Interview: Ivan Heng of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at W!LD RICE
by Cheeyang Ng on May 13, 2017 in Singapore

Here's an interview with Ivan Heng, who plays Albin/Zaza, the matriarch of the family and find out some of his thoughts with regards to the LGBT scene in Singapore, and how theatre can challenge the current conservative views that currently shape the country, and create an open dialogue about people that living amongst us. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
BWW Review: Second Time's the Charm at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES BWW Review: Second Time's the Charm at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Cheeyang Ng on May 08, 2017 in Singapore

Looking for a show to celebrate Mothers' Day? Look no further and run to La Cage Aux Folles now playing at Singapore's Victoria Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in Singapore

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Three Phantoms Unmask the World of Musical Theatre Three Phantoms Unmask the World of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Singapore

For a strictly limited season from 12 - 13 May 2017, the MES Theatre at Mediacorp is to be haunted by a company of seven world-class West End singers, who, along with the homegrown pianist, Joel Nah, will present a thrilling evening of musical theatre in an outstanding show that has become the most exciting concert phenomenon to tour Europe and critiqued as 'simply phenomenal'. (more...)
BWW Feature: FRAGO at Checkpoint Theatre BWW Feature: FRAGO at Checkpoint Theatre
by Mathilda Chua on April 18, 2017 in Singapore

What happens when you put a bunch of Singaporean men in the same room together and leave them to talk? One topic of conversation is bound to arise: National Service. A rite of passage for all Singaporean males, a completion of two years worth of military training upon completing their final year of education at 18. What happens after those two years are over though? Throughout the course of their lives, men are required to come back for reservist training to refresh their skills. Checkpoint Theatre tells the stories of these men. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 14, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Feature: HAND TO GOD  at KC Arts Centre BWW Feature: HAND TO GOD at KC Arts Centre
by Shannen Tan on April 11, 2017 in Singapore

Who knew a show about sock puppets could be an R18 show?  Apparently it can.  Written by Robert Askins, Hand to God has been described as 'Sesame Street' meeting 'The Exorcist'. It has opened on Off-Broadway, before making its way to Broadway and the West End and now right here in the KC Arts Centre in Singapore. (more...)
BWW Review: PETTY PEOPLE by NUS Theatre Studies 2017 at Yale-NUS Black Box BWW Review: PETTY PEOPLE by NUS Theatre Studies 2017 at Yale-NUS Black Box
by Shannen Tan on April 10, 2017 in Singapore

If art were to mimic human nature, then the beautiful must exist alongside the grotesque. Directed by NUS Theatre Studies alumnus and Saga Seed Theatre's Associate Director Thong Pei Qin, the production examines human's inclinations for petty grievances via intertwined narratives, which centres on a very unusual premise: a dead dog's tail continues to incessantly wag. (more...)
2ND TIME AROUND - BOYS IN THE BAND  at MasterCard Theatres April 8 2ND TIME AROUND - BOYS IN THE BAND at MasterCard Theatres April 8
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo on April 10, 2017 in Singapore

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - BOYS IN THE BAND's exclusive performance in Singapore is set to enthrall Singaporean audiences the second time around this coming Saturday April 8 2017, two years after a sold-out, well-applauded limited engagement in 2015 (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 07, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
IMDA and Cartoon Network Support Local Animation in Singapore with Launch of Imagination Studios IMDA and Cartoon Network Support Local Animation in Singapore with Launch of Imagination Studios
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2017 in Singapore

Turner's Cartoon Network has announced the staging of a two-day Imagination Studios workshop in Singapore as part of a global initiative to inspire the next generation of storytellers and creators. (more...)
Photo Flash: GISELLE Dances to Singapore Photo Flash: GISELLE Dances to Singapore
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2017 in Singapore

Base Entertainment, one of Southeast Asia's leading presenters of live entertainment, is bringing Giselle, the greatest romantic ballet performed by the oldest theatre in the world, San Carlo Theatre of Naples and Ballet Company from Italy to The Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. (more...)
BWW Feature: Melodious Musical Month of April in Singapore BWW Feature: Melodious Musical Month of April in Singapore
by Shannen Tan on April 04, 2017 in Singapore

Singapore has been bitten by the musical theatre bug. Judging from the bumper crop of musical theatre productions in the local theatre calendar, fans of the form have much to be eager about. For those who are eager to catch on to the musical boom, do not fret. There is a lot to sing (and dance) about in the month of April in Singapore.  (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: Top Cabaret Act BOYS IN THE BAND to Enthrall SG Audiences April 8 PHOTO FLASH: Top Cabaret Act BOYS IN THE BAND to Enthrall SG Audiences April 8
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo on April 04, 2017 in Singapore

MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - BOYS IN THE BAND's one-night-only, exclusive performance in Singapore is set to enthrall Singaporean audiences the second time around this coming Saturday April 8 2017, two years after a sold-out, well-applauded limited engagement in 2015. (more...)
Australia's BOYS IN THE BAND Comes to Singapore Australia's BOYS IN THE BAND Comes to Singapore
by BWW News Desk on March 31, 2017 in Singapore

Described by audiences as "the lovechild of Human Nature and the Jersey Boys" international hit show Boys in the Band will appear at Mastercard Theates at Marina Bay Sands on April 8. (more...)
BWW Interview: Sharda Harrison, Founder of Pink Gajah Theatre, Singapore BWW Interview: Sharda Harrison, Founder of Pink Gajah Theatre, Singapore
by Tiann Nerng Chong on March 30, 2017 in Singapore

Miss Sharda Harrison is a local theatre performer and arts educator in Singapore. She graduated with a B.A (Hons) in Acting from Lasalle College of the Arts in 2009. Since then she has performed in a spectrum of theatre shows in Singapore as well as internationally. Sharda founded Pink Gajah Theatre in 2013. She uses Pink Gajah as a platform to showcase arts focused on social and environmental activism. In addition, she also runs an education wing which focuses on bringing movement, drama and balance to children, teenagers and adults. Miss Harrison's latest work, Temuan, a one woman piece starring herself, recently premiered at the prestigious Perth Fringe Festival in January 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 31, 2017 in Singapore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Tampa, and CAROUSEL in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)