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Best Kids’ Theatre Shows to Book in 2023: Circus Performances, Theatre Shows & Concerts in Singapore

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Get excited for these super kids’ theatre shows, family musicals, circus acts, Broadway Hit shows, and music concerts for kids of all ages!

Singapore may have an abundance of kid-friendly activities, but there’s nothing quite like taking the kids to the theatre! Look out for candlelight concerts, free circus acts and aerial shows at Esplanade, high-energy comedic juggling shows and specially adapted classical music concerts for kids as well as the SSO Babies’ Proms. Baby Shark fans get excited because Pinkfong Baby Shark Live will be showing at Marina Bay Sands while SRT brings the classic story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to life! Whether you just love experiencing kids’ shows in Singapore for the performances, costumes and acting or whether you have budding actors who are in drama class and want to see the live action, here are some awesome kids’ theatre shows to look out for! Bookmark this page to keep up to date on all the new kids’ theatre happenings in 2023.

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1. Older Kids’ Theatre: The Monster in the Mirror

Kids Theatre Monster in the Mirror Girls
Image Credit: Gateway Theatre via Facebook

This comical yet moving pop musical shares a story about a girl named Jane who struggles to navigate the stress of being a teenager. From being bullied in school to being scolded at home, this musical shines a light on mental health and the importance of self-love amidst the challenges of growing up. The rating is General but this theatre show is probably best suited for older tweens and teens and above.

When: 12 – 27 May 2023
Where: Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461
How much: from $10. Click here to purchase tickets.

2. Kids’ Circus & Aerial Shows at Esplanade (FREE!)

kids theatre shows singapore aerial open space
Image Credit: Rogan Yeoh

Revel in this magnificent free outdoor theatrical circus performance where Bornfire Circus performers defy gravity to present a beautiful symphony of movement and colour. Watch the kids marvel at the daring acrobatics and balancing acts to showcase the hidden beauty of waste that is often overlooked and simply discarded. And don’t miss breathtaking performances by aerialists at Aerial Open Stage – a must-see for young and old to experience the wonder and beauty of aerial arts.

Bornfire Circus
When: 26 May 2023, 7:30pm and 10pm; 27 – 28 May 2023, 6:30pm and 9pm (30-minute show)
Where: DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade, 8 Raffles Ave., Singapore 039802
How much: Free!

Aerial Open Stage
26 May 2023, 8:45pm; 27 – 28 May 2023, 7:45pm (30-minute show)
Where: DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade, 8 Raffles Ave., Singapore 039802
How much: Free!


electrified theatre show

Want to get your kids excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths? Take them to Science Centre Singapore for a new and truly electrifying theatre show! The ELECTRIFIED Show combines science and special effects with creative storytelling for a mystifying and spectacular show that will keep you on the edge of your seat. This show features stunning visual displays using lasers, LED lights, robotics, drones and magic.
Quote SCSFAMBUNDLE to enjoy 4 tickets for the price of 3! Available for Cat 1 & Cat 2 only at $174 and $144 (U.P. $232 and $192 respectively). Or quote SCS10OFF to enjoy 10% off your Cat 1, Cat 2 or Cat 3 tickets.

When: 26 May to 4 June 2023, Fri – Sun: 10:30am, 2pm & 4:30pm
Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
How much: From $38 Tickets here.

4. Kids’ Theatrical Circus Show: Circus Park (FREE!)

kids theatre shows singapore circus show
Image Credit: Esplanade via Official Website

Taiwan’s Circus Gate performers bring Circus Park to Singapore – a free outdoor performance that invites you and your kids to reimagine childhood games and rediscover the use of everyday objects.

When: 26 May 2023, 8pm; 27 – 28 May 2023, 5:30pm and 8pm (on 27 May only)
Where: Esplanade Forecourt Garden, 8 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039802
How much: Free!

5. Kids’ Theatrical Comedy at Esplanade (FREE!)

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Image Credit: Esplanade via Official Website

Be entertained by Spectacularly Me – a high-energy comedic juggling show that combines various acts like five-ball and four-knife juggling, rolla bolla and many more! Just be sure to warn your kids not to try these tricks at home.

When: 29 May 2023, 7pm and 8pm (1hr 30min show)
Where: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
How much: Free!

6. Kids’ Circus 101 (Glow Edition)

kids theatre shows singapore circus 101 glow edition
Image Credit: Kan Swee Yong

Ever wanted to learn circus stunts and tricks? Now’s your chance to unleash your inner circus performer talent at Circus 101. Try juggling for the first time or learn some quacky circus tricks. You and the kids are sure to have a blast!

When: 3 and 4 June 2023, 8pm
Where: Esplanade Courtyard, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
How much: Free!

7. Kids’ Theatre Show: Adventures of Andi

kids theatre shows singapore kidstart adventures with andi
Image Credit: Arts Republic via Official Website

This June holidays, Ms. Sun Xueling’s ‘What Ants Do’ book series comes to life on stage through an adapted play that shares Andi’s journey of discovering home and friendship. This magical theatre show is full of interactive songs and craft sessions that kids and their grown-ups can enjoy!

When: 9 – 11 June 2023
Where: School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Dr, Singapore 227968
How much: $35 – $45. Click here to purchase tickets.

8. Kids’ Theatre: SNYO’s Symphony of Dance

kids theatre shows singapore snyo in concert symphony of dance orchestra
Image Credit: SNYO via Facebook

Catch graceful dancers in this mesmerising ballet performance with live music, featuring excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and the voices of the Singapore Lyric Opera Youth and Children’s Chorus. This is a first-ever collaboration that marries the beauty of ballet with captivating orchestral performances.

When: 10 June 2023, 3pm & 7:30pm (duration of 1 hr 30 mins)
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
How much: $20 – $30. Click here to purchase tickets.

9. Children’s Theatre: Pinkfong Baby Shark Live

Kids Theatre - Baby Shark Live

Calling all Baby Shark fans! Join Baby Shark and friends Pinkfong and Hogi as they invite you on a fin-tastic journey under the sea. This one-of-a-kind experience will get everyone out of their seats, dancing with Baby Shark and friends to explore shapes, colours, numbers and more. Psst…VIP tickets include a photo opportunity!

When: 16 – 18 June 2023
Where: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
How much: from $48. Click here to purchase tickets.

10. Children’s Concert: The Composer and the Mouse

kids theatre shows singapore - The Composer and the Mouse
Image Credit: Singapore Symphony Orchestra

The Composer and the Mouse by Singapore Symphony Orchestra is a fun introduction to classical music combining film and organ and piano music, performed live by the Scott Brothers Duo. This kids’ theatre show tells the tale of a talented but unlucky composer who gets a little musical help from a friendly mouse. It’s a fun way to introduce kiddos to classical music. There will also be a pipe organ exhibition and demonstration that’s free to the public.

When: 17 June 2023, 2pm & 5 pm
Where: Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place, #01-02, Singapore 179558
How much: From $20. Click here to purchase tickets.

11. Candlelight Concerts

Take the kids to one of the many Candlelight Concerts for a magical experience of listening to music by candlelight in different locations around Singapore from SEA Aquarium to Chijmes! This Magical Movie Soundtracks concert at Chijmes by Pianist Gabriel Hoe will cover movie soundtracks such as A Whole New World (Aladdin), Beauty and the Beast (Beauty and the Beast) and Can You Feel The Love Tonight (The Lion King) plus other classics like Let it Go (Frozen) and How Far I’ll Go (Moana). Best for kids 8 years old or older.

When: 20 June at 7 pm and 9 pm
Where: CHIJMES Hall
How much: from $63 per person.

12. Family Theatre: The Zodiac Race

Kids' Theatre Zodiac Race
Image Credit: Esplanade via Official Website

Do you remember the twelve zodiac animals? Watch them come to life in this fierce competition – a battle of speed and wit – to cross the heavenly gate. This emotionally and musically charged kids’ theatre production includes traditional Chinese instruments and invites you and your little one to discover the importance of teamwork through music and puppetry.

When: 24 – 27 July 2023
Where: Singtel Waterfront Theatre at Esplanade, 8 Raffles Ave., Singapore 039802
How much: $23. Click here to purchase tickets.

13. Family Concert: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Kids' Theatre Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Image Credit: Singapore Repertory Theatre via Facebook

Singapore Repertory Theatre brings the classic story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to life! This kids’ musical theatre show will take your family on a journey with the three bears and cheeky Goldilocks. With a modern twist, little ones will even learn the importance of taking care of our environment and how to cook delicious porridge!

When: from 26 July 2023
Where: KC Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035
How much: from $27. Click here to purchase tickets.

14. Kids’ Theatre: A Prince, An Explorer and a Girl

kids theatre shows a prince an explorer and a girl
Image Credit: Esplanade

This kids’ theatre show is all about a prince, an explorer and a girl who lived on the island of Batu Bulat. These islanders who seemed worlds apart at face value quickly realise that they have more in common than they realise. Through compassion and empathy, they discover that there is always a different perspective to the same story.

When: 11 – 27 August 2023
Where: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $20. Click here to purchase theatre tickets.

15. Wild Rice’s Kids’ Theatre: The Velveteen Rabbit

kids theatre singapore wild rice's little wild diviision for children's theatre

Wild Rice will be bringing Margery Williams’ classic children’s story, The Velveteen Rabbit to life in a brand new children’s theatre show.  Wild Rice’s new division A Little Wild, will bring original shows to kids aged 5 and up. The Singaporean adaptation of The Velveteen Rabbit is an endearing tale about a stuffed toy rabbit that yearns to become real and covers themes of friendship, self-acceptance and what it means to be truly alive. The production will be directed by Ian Loy, who is known for his Esplanade PLAYtime! children’s theatre series.

When: 14 – 26 August 2023
Where: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ Wild Rice
How much: $35, $45. Click here to purchase tickets.

16. Kids’ Theatre: Little Red Riding Hood

Kids theatre shows singapore SSO Little Red Riding Hood
Image Credit: SSO via Official Website

This September, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and actors of Dandi Productions will bring the classic fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood to the theatre! Watch your kids be captivated by this lively kids’ theatre show as Little Red fights the Big Bad Wolf to save the day.

When: 9 – 10 September 2023, 11am and 2pm
Where: Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Pl, #01-02, Singapore 179558
How much: $25 – $35. Check back here to purchase tickets.

17. Kids’ Theatre: The Smeds & The Smoos

kids theatre shows singapore julia donaldson the smeds & the smoos
Image Credit: SISTIC

Are your kids fans of Julia Donaldson’s books? Here’s your chance to watch The Smeds & The Smoos come to life on stage with plenty of music and laughs for the whole family! The Smeds and Smoos can’t be friends, but what happens when a Smed and a Smoo fall in love and escape into space? Join them on an adventure of love, family and freedom.

When: 21 September – 25 September
Where: Victoria Theatre, 11 Empress Pl, #01-02, Singapore 179558
How much: $38 – $68. Click here to purchase tickets.

18. Kids’ Theatre: SSO Babies’ Proms

kids theatre shows singapore SSO babies' proms
Image Credit: Singapore Symphony Orchestra via Official Website

This popular musical show Singapore Symphony Orchestra Babies’ Proms for babies and parents is back this year. Get ready to get out of your seats at this musical performance, specially created for young kids! Watch your little ones dance along in this wonderful world of music with the energetic host, Uncle Bill!

When: 7 October 2023, 4pm; 8 October 2023, 11am and 2pm
Where: Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Pl, #01-02, Singapore 179558
How much: $32 – $40. Check back here to purchase tickets.

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