Musicals for the family this Christmas Season

The New Age Parents has lined up some exciting local theatre productions and musicals in Singapore this December. Catch them with your little ones and be inspired and moved by these wonderful stories!

pinocchio1. Pinocchio – The Musical By The Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT)

Venue: DBS Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore 239035
Date: 4 Nov – 12 Dec 2010

Join Pinocchio in his adventures through a lively marionette theatre, an enchanting Funland and even the belly of a whale, as he learns what it means to be human. Along the way, he meets a whole range of colourful characters – the wise old cricket, Fox and Cat – the conniving pair of villains, naughty schoolboys, and of course the beautiful Blue Fairy.

This heartwarming musical highlights the importance of telling the truth, being brave and unconditional love. It is a must-see for young and old.

Recommended for 4 year-olds and above.

For more info: www.srt.com.sg
For ticketing details: www.sistic.com.sg

cinderal-lah2. Cinderal-LAH by W!LD RICE

Venue: Esplanade
Date: 25 Nov – 11 Dec 2010

Poor Cindy lives in a crowded HDB flat with her Evil Casino-Obsessed Step-Mother and two Ugly Step-Sisters, Precious and Treasure. All she dreams about is going to The Grand Fish Ball where Prince Char Mee will choose a bride. Fairy God Makcik appears, and Cindy is transformed from “no taste” to “fashion ace” and off to The Ball she goes! But will the Prince recognise her? Will the shoe fit? And will true love find a way?

Come with your kids, your parents, their parents, your friends, your workmates and your loved ones and have a party! CINDEREL-LAH! is hilarious fun for ALL! Die Die Must Watch LAH!

Tickets available through: www.sistic.com.sg

For more info, log on to: www.wildrice.com.sg

the-arabian-nights3. The Arabian Nights By I-Theatre

Date: Nov 26, 2010 – Dec 12, 2010
Wed – Thurs: 3pm
Fri – Sat: 3pm, 7pm
Sun: 11am, 5pm

A full-scale musical for the whole family. Join us for marvellous, madcap, mayhem and fun, as we take a breathtaking and exhilarating magical carpet ride through a multitude of intriguing, inventive tales. From the epic adventures of ‘Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp’ and ‘Ali Baba’ to ‘The Tale of the Hunchback’ and ‘The Fisherman’, these stories depict a fabulous world of magic, intrigue, princesses, heroes and adventure.

The Arabian Nights runs at 75 minutes (plus a 15-minute interval) and is recommended for everyone aged 5 to 95.

Price: $36 (Evening & Weekend), $33 (Weekday Matinee)
Family Package of 4: $136.80 (Evening & Weekend), $125.40 (Weekday Matinee)
Family Package of 5: $162 (Evening & Weekend), $148.50 (Weekday Matinee)
Tickets can be bought at www.sistic.com.sg