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I CAME AT LAST TO THE SEAS

A meditation on diaspora and displacement directed by The Theatre Practice’s Kuo Jian Hong, it weaves collectively six journeys – from a conductor returning home along with his grandfather’s ashes to a younger boy assembly a middle-aged model of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Little Prince.

The multimedia manufacturing (above) stars Sing! China finalist Joanna Dong, native actor Sugie Phua, Rosa Maria Velasco from Hong Kong and Ethan Wei from Taiwan.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 to $118 from Sistic (name 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: www.esplanade.com/huayi


BLOOD AND ROSE ENSEMBLE

Taiwanese theatre group Shakespeare’s Wild Sisters presents this modernised Mandarin medley based mostly on William Shakespeare’s historic performs in regards to the 15th-century Wars of the Roses. It shrinks 4 performs – Henry VI Parts I, II and III and Richard III – and almost 100 years of warfare and loss of life into two hours.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow and Sunday, three and 8pm ADMISSION: $38 from Sistic


THE DRAGON’S SONG – AN EAST-WEST FUSION CONCERT

Chinese musician Guo Yazhi mixes up custom by taking part in pop and jazz tunes on the suona, a wind instrument with a reedy wail typically related to funeral rituals, alongside his fellow composer-musicians from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday, 5pm ADMISSION: $35 from Sistic


EVITA

The Broadway musical, based mostly on the rags-to-riches story of Eva Peron, first girl of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, involves Singapore on tour underneath legendary director Harold Prince.

The 40-year-old musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, which is a fictionalised account of Peron’s rise from a poor teenager in Buenos Aires to an Argentinean icon who died at age 33, options hits resembling Don’t Cry For Me Argentina and You Must Love Me.

WHERE: Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, four Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today to March 11, 8pm (Tuesdays to Fridays), 2 and 8pm (Saturdays), 1 and 6pm (Sundays) ADMISSION: From $55 from Sistic INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/leisure/reveals/evita.html


LEAVING ROOM

This exhibition in an precise lounge – artist Jeremy Hiah’s, by which he based Your Mother Gallery – seems at lived expertise and, by means of the works of seven younger artists, questions how we depart room for each other to stay.

Firhana Almuddin crafts on a regular basis objects, resembling an armchair and clogs out of cardboard, in a meditation on the tensions of motherhood.

Kheyton Lim shreds Chinese almanac calendars to evoke the anxiousness of the on a regular basis, whereas Eugene Tan presents a mock-up for a future grave interface, an interactive altar with a digital display displaying details about the deceased and which sits on the intersection between the sacred and expertise.

WHERE: Your Mother Gallery, 91A Hindoo Road MRT: Jalan Besar WHEN: Today till March 18, four to 7pm. Exhibition preview at this time at 7pm; artist talks on March three and 10 at 7pm ADMISSION: Free, by appointment INFO: Go to www.post-museum.org or e-mail [email protected]




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