What’s On This Weekend: 6 to 8 March 2020 | The A List
Recharge this weekend with arts activities that are just right for you. Be moved by a ballet show of Romeo and Juliet, catch a performance of evergreen songs, or engage in arts and play with your little ones. Read on for our top picks of arts events this weekend.
Romeo And Juliet
Lose yourself in the timeless romance of Romeo and Juliet with the Singapore Dance Theatre this weekend. Its ballet performance, which includes swordplay and humour, is accompanied by life music from the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra. This production is created by legendary Singapore choreographer Choo-San Goh. Book your tickets to Romeo and Juliet here.
Feast on visual and aural spectacle at this contemporary dance performance by established Malay performing arts group, Sriwana. The dance, inspired by Malay culture and traditional dance moves, also includes multimedia elements and original music by Indonesian music composer, Anggara Satria. Book your tickets to Gading here.
Legends Of Yesteryear
Reminisce the good old days with veteran Singapore singers. This one-night-only concert stars the 1960s teenage vocal starlet, Veronica Young, the frontman of the 1970s pop-rock band The Experiment, Joe Chandran, and the popular 1980s Talentime contestant Peter Chua. They will be accompanied by a live band and the orchestra. Book your tickets to Legends of Yesteryear here.
Dramatised Reading: A Stage Adaptation Of 17A Keong Saik Road
Experience a story come to life at this dramatised reading of the theatrical script based on the book, 17A Keong Saik Road. The book traces the author Charmaine Leung’s growing up years in Keong Saik Road as the daughter of a brothel operator. The book is being adapted for the stage by playwright Jean Tay. Details about Dramatised Reading: A Stage Adaptation of Keong Saik Road here.
The Basket By Rolypoly Family
Bring the little ones to this playful dance-theatre production, which aims to inspire imagination. It is based on the book, The Incredible Basket by Quek Hong Shin, and it encourages the audience to think out of the box about ways to use a basket. The storytelling session is held at the independent community farm, Ground-Up Initiative, in Khatib. Details about The Basket by Rolypoly Family here.
In view of the COVID-19 situation, if you are unwell, do avoid public spaces and contact with others, and seek medical attention. Let’s continue to maintain good personal hygiene, stay healthy, keep calm and look after one another.
(Photos: Singapore Dance Theatre, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay and #BuySingLit Working Committee)