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2024 Singapore Theatre Shows, Comedy & Concerts to Book

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Catch Lion King live in concert, Kumar at the Sands Theatre later this year and Trevor Noah in June! Here are the latest theatre performances, ballet shows, Broadway hit musicals and concerts at theatres in Singapore in 2024

From musicals to ballet performances, plays, and stand-up comedy shows, we’re ecstatic about the fun in store at theatres in Singapore in 2024! From the award-winning musical Hamilton, to the all-time favourite Kumar and Trevor Noah’s live stand-up comedy ‘Off The Record’ show, there is lots to look forward to! Here are all the best upcoming performances, dance productions, plays, musicals and theatre shows to check out in Singapore.

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Broadway hit musical Hamilton

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Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning production Hamilton premieres in Singapore in April 2024. Hamilton premiered on Broadway to wide critical and audience acclaim and has gone on to play seasons in London’s West End, as well as global shows before it debuts in Singapore. This show will buzz with hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, and tells the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. This theatrical production has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education. Tickets are still on sale so hurry!

When: 19 April – 9 June 2024
Where: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
How much: $80 – $300. Click here for tickets.

Theatre show: Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream

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This sensational play explores life’s impermanence through love, ice cream and the mysteries of death. This is a story about how a man grapples with his peppered past and tries to evade death. A brilliant monologue, this theatre show asks a significant question about life after death through comical musings of one man.

When: 16 – 19 May 2024
Where: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore
How much: $45 – $68. Click here to purchase tickets.

Theatre show: People

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Image credit: WILD RICE

People, explores the effects of an earthquake in Japan on the lives of a diverse cast of characters who are seemingly unrelated. Brought to life by Wild Rice’s award-winning Young & Wild youth ensemble, People features a colourful array of personalities, including a kooky professor who obsesses over a call from a handsome stranger, a heartbroken handphone salesman who finds comfort in the legendary Monkey God, a palliative care nurse dealing with the ward’s most unpleasant patient, among others.

When: 30 May – 2 June 2024
Where: Wild Rice @ Funan, 107 North Bridge Rd, #04-08 Funan Mall, Singapore 179105
How much: $25 – $35. Click here to purchase tickets.

Esplanade’s Flipside: Circus, Comedy & Puppetry

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Image credit: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade will be hosting its annual event – Flipside this June! Featuring a lineup of international artists ranging from puppetry to circus and comedy, look forward to an array of intriguing performances that showcase different perspectives on ordinary, everyday objects. The 10-day event also has a variety of other programmes and activities for the whole family, including FREE workshops! More information here. 

When: 31 May – 9 June 2024
Where: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: Both free and ticketed programmes available

Immersive Walking Tour: New World’s End

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New World’s End is a walking tour experience that blends history and fiction through an audio tour. Instead of being seated in a theatre you’ll be given headphones and then you’ll be guided through the streets of Singapore to explore 1960’s SG through the story of Kiran and Rosa as they fall in love at the now defunct New World’s Amusement Park.

When: until 15 July 2024
Where: OH Open House Ltd, 92C Syed Alwi Road, Level 4, Singapore 207668
How much: $17.50. Click here to purchase tickets.

Comedy show: Trevor Noah LIVE in SG

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Image Credit: Trevor Noah via Facebook

Get ready to roll on the floor laughing as South African comedian-host Trevor Noah is coming to Singapore this summer with his ‘Off The Record’ world tour. Known for his down-to-earth, hilarious jokes, you’ll be in for a fun night of laughter!

When: 3 & 4 June 2024
Where: The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617
How much: Tickets are sold out!

Concert: The Lion King

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Image credit: Metropolitan Festival Orchestra via Facebook

Get ready for a magical experience as Disney’s The Lion King Live in Concert makes its Southeast Asian premiere this June! Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing soundtrack as the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra and Symphonia Choralis bring the iconic animated masterpiece to life, celebrating its 30th Anniversary in style. Look forward to classic hits from the movie, including Oscar-winning songs by Elton John and Tim Rice, all while the film plays on a screen above the orchestra. 

When: 7 – 8 June 2024
Where: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $58 – $158. Click here to purchase tickets.

Circus: Flou Papagayo

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Flou Papagayo showcases a whimsical circus performance that tells the story of three curious characters as they set off on a circular pilgrimage. The performance, which has won Spanish circus awards since 2018, features a combination of music, acrobatics, games and audience participation. It’ll also feature a rarely-performed circus discipline – hair-hanging. 

When: 7 – 9 June 2024
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $38. Click here to purchase tickets.

Theatre show: Regardless of

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Prepare to be moved by ‘Regardless Of,’ a production conceptualised, devised, and performed by a talented group of teenagers. Set against the vibrant backdrop of Singapore’s multi-cultural and multi-racial society, this production delves deep into the struggles faced by Singaporeans as they navigate questions of identity and belonging. Anticipate thought-provoking scenarios that shed light on issues of diversity, generation gaps, and beyond. 

When: 11 – 15 June 2024
Where: Wild Rice @ Funan, 107 North Bridge Rd, #04-08 Funan Mall, Singapore 179105
How much: $25 – $35. Click here to purchase tickets.

Theatre show: trans:mission

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Produced in conjunction with Pride Month, trans:mission is a groundbreaking production crafted entirely by trans individuals. This documentary-style theatre piece illuminates the diverse experiences of trans people from various ages and backgrounds in Singapore. Through authentic storytelling, ‘trans:mission‘ aims to deepen public understanding of gender and sexuality while highlighting the unique challenges faced by the trans community in Singapore. 

When: 12 – 16 June 2024
Where: The Studio @ Wild Rice, 107 North Bridge Rd, #04-08 Funan Mall, Singapore 179105
How much: $25 – $35. Click here to purchase tickets.

Comedy show: Kumar Uncut

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Image Credit: Ra Ra Kumar via Instagram

The biggest local comedy entertainment is back! Get ready to laugh all night long with Kumar and your all-time favourite drag queens who will ‘Get Raw & Real’. One of the funniest acts in town Kumar has been delighting audiences with jokes and a love for poking fun at all things taboo in Singapore.

When: 10 – 28 July 2024
Where: Sands Theatre, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
How much: $58 – $148. Click here to purchase tickets.

Theatre show: National Day Charade

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Everyone expects a parade of tanks, Singapore flags and red and white outfits to commemorate how far our country has come yet again. But what if we could re-imagine how we celebrate Singapore’s National Day to share untold stories and write new songs about our beloved country? This satirical theatre show is a love letter to a country that isn’t always easy to love but will make you reflect on this little red dot that we call home.

When: 11 – 27 July 2024
Where: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ Wild Rice, Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Level 4, Funan Mall, Singapore 179105
How much: $30 – $75. Click here to purchase tickets.

Award-winning musical Miss Saigon

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Award-winning musical Miss Saigon by Alain Boubill and Claude-Michel Schönberg (creators of Les Misérables) will be coming to Sands Theatre this August! Miss Saigon is a beautiful story about love, loss and resilience that has connected with audiences all across the world. Find out how a young Vietnamese woman is torn from her American G.I. lover, Chris, and struggles to find her way back to him with their son, who he has no idea exists.

When: from 15 August 2024
Where: Sands Theatre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
How much: $60-$250. Tickets on SISTIC and Marina Bay Sands ticketing

Concert: Olivia Rodrigo GUTS World Tour

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Image credit: Olivia Rodrigo via Instagram

Olivia Rodrigo, the popstar behind chart-topping hits like “Drivers’ License,” “Vampire,” and “Traitor,” is finally making her way to Singapore as part of the Asia leg of the GUTS World Tour! She has just announced her Asia dates and will perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 1 October. Pre-sales start on 15 May, and we already know that ticket sales are going to set out fast!

When: 1 October 2024
Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
How much: TBC. Purchase your tickets on Livenation (Pre-sale), and Ticketmaster (General sale)

Musical: Mongol Khan

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Mongol Khan tells a captivating tale about the legendary ancient Mongolian ruler, Archug Khan and draws inspiration from historical events, archaeological discoveries, and traditional dances. Following sold-out performances in London, ‘Mongol Khan’ is set to make its Asian premiere right here in Singapore. Brace yourself for a spellbinding production boasting over 70 talented actors, dancers, and musicians, and features original music, a captivating storyline, stunning costumes and more. 

When: 17 – 27 October 2024
Where: Sands Theatre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
How much: $48 – $168. Purchase your tickets on SISTIC or Marina Bay Sands ticketing

Concert: Take That

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Image Credit: Take That via Facebook

Calling all fans of Take That! Save the date because your favourite pop band will be taking the stage in Singapore on 28 October 2024 for their ‘This Life Album World Tour’. Get ready to sing along to songs from their album including ‘Keep Your Head Up,’ ‘This Life’, ‘Brand New Sun,’ ‘We Got All Day’ and more.

When: 28 October 2024
Where: The Star Theatre @ The Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore
How much: TBC. Check back again later for deets!

So what’s your pick of these performances – play, ballet or musical? Or are you buying tickets to as many theatre shows as you can to take you through the full gamut of emotions?

Disclaimer: These theatre shows in Singapore are not owned or managed by Sassy Mama. Always check with the organiser for changes or cancellations before heading down.

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