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9 Best Singapore Theatre Shows, Comedy & Concerts to Book in 2023

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Here are the latest theatre performances, concerts, ballet shows and comedy shows at theatres in Singapore.

From musicals to ballet performances, plays, and stand-up comedy shows, we’re ecstatic about the fun in store at theatres in Singapore! The International Tour of smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! featuring songs from ABBA is coming to Singapore this October. Plus there are a lot of concerts to look forward to,  local theatre shows like HOTEL at Wild Rice, a theatre dance show by Singapore Ballet, and more! Did you hear that comedy genius Kumar has a live show coming up soon too? Here are all the best upcoming performances, plays, musicals and theatre shows to check out in Singapore!

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1. Theatre Dance Show: Authentic Flamenco

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Fever and The Royal Opera of Madrid have partnered up to bring you a captivating live dance performance that showcases the rich heritage of flamenco, a traditional Spanish artform. Be mesmerised by the vibrant colours that dance across the stage in celebration of the Spanish culture. This flamenco dance show will be performed in over 30 cities worldwide, and Singapore is one of them! Don’t miss your chance to experience the beauty of this Spanish dance.

When: 2 – 11 June 2023
Where: Kewalram Chanrai Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035
How much: $65 – $134. Click here to purchase tickets.

2. Theatre Dance Show: Humans 2.0

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Humans 2.0 is the depiction of a modern circus through dance – an intimate and primal showcase of acrobatics and aesthetics exploring what it means to be human. Through choreography that blends movement, dance, theatre, and circus, Humans 2.0 explores not what humans are but how we are. Humans 2.0 follows ten individuals as they begin to move in harmony with each other, before their rhythms shift and physical limits are pushed to the extreme. Featuring music by composer Ori Lichtik, Paul Jackson’s dramatic lighting and directed by circus visionary Yaron Lifschitz.

When: 3 – 4 June 2023
Where: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
How much: $38 – $48. Click here to purchase tickets.

3. Theatre Play: Hotel

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Image: Wild Rice

Set at a hotel in Singapore at the turn of the century, this immersive, multi-generational drama explores the diverse stories of the hotel’s residents: Indian mutineers, Cantonese nannies, Malay film stars, Japanese soldiers, transsexual sex workers, and more. This theatrical event highlights the novel energies that emerge from the collision of the old and the new, East and West, tradition and modernity.

When: 8 June – 8 July 2023
Where: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ Wild Rice, Funan, Singapore
How much: $50 – $150. Click here to purchase tickets.

4. Theatre Dance Show: SNYO and Singapore Ballet

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Image Credit: Singapore Ballet via Facebook

For the first time ever, the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) presents the “Symphony of Dance” in collaboration with the Singapore Ballet. Step into the majestic Esplanade Concert Hall and be mesmerised by the live orchestra and graceful ballet dancers, featuring Tchaikovsky’s Serenade, Ravel’s Valse nobles et sentiméntales and three excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

When: 10 June 2023, 3pm & 7:30pm
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
How much: $20 – $30. Click here to purchase tickets.

5. Stand-up Comedy: Michael McIntyre – Live In Singapore!

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Michael McIntyre is a household name in British comedy! He’ll be back in Singapore with a brand-new show making mirth from the madness of the last few years. Michael’s record-breaking stand-up tours have sold over three million tickets around the world – so you won’t want to miss when he hits the stage all jet-lagged and jolly!

When: 26 June 2023
Where: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617
How much: $118 – $188. Click here to purchase tickets.

6. Stand-up Comedy: Kumar Guilty

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Local drag and comedy legend Kumar is returning to the stage this July after sell-out seasons of his past shows, Kumar Unmasked and Kumar Locks Down. This upcoming hysterically humorous act will explore everyone’s deepest, darkest secrets and desires. Hold up your placards and proclaim – are you guilty or not?

When: 6 – 23 July 2023
Where: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Avenue, B1, Singapore 018973
How much: $58 – $138. Click here to purchase tickets.

7. Theatre Show: MAMMA MIA! The Musical

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Image Credit: MAMMA MIA! The Musical via Official Website

Calling all fans of MAMMA MIA! The International Tour of smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! featuring songs from ABBA is coming to Singapore this October! Book your tickets to watch this comedic tale of a mother, daughter and three possible dads, and get ready to sing along to all of ABBA’s timeless songs. We can not wait!

When: 19 October – 5 November 2023
Where: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
How much: $68 – $198. Click here to purchase tickets.

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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Lead image: Mamma Mia Musical by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

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