Come down to Kinky Boots, a Broadway musical featuring songs by Grammy and Tony winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper. Inspired by true events, this joyous musical takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Get ready to befriend Charlie, the young owner of a struggling shoe factory business, and Lola, the fabulous performer who’s in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, this musical is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. Step to SISTIC to get your tix.
5 – 14 October, 2018, multiple timings
Sands Theatres, Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
Fancy a little cosplay? Then, get ready for a weekend of heart-thumping action as the annual game convention GameStart Asia 2018 is back in Singapore for the fifth time! This extravaganza promises a day of quirky fun, where you get to don costumes and spend the day indulging in tabletop gaming as well as indie and retro games. If you’re one for competition, participate in the SEA Major 2018, one of Southeast Asia’s largest fighting game tournament – you might stand a chance to win over US$60,000 in prizes (but you’d have to fight real hard to get there)! For more information, check out their Facebook page here.
Singapore’s nationwide dance movement, Got to Move is back for its fourth edition to celebrate the diversity of dance in Singapore. An initiative by the National Arts Council to grow appreciation for dance in Singapore, it features a wide range of ground-up dance programmes happening around the island. Some of the new highlights this year include Singapore’s first social dance-cum-street dance party, a special co-choreographed piece between a hearing and a hearing-impaired choreographer, and other activities that allow participants to learn more about dance in interesting and fun ways. Visit the website for a full event schedule and updates.
October 12-28, 2018
Multiple locations; visit www.nac.gov.sg for more
One of the most commercially successful classical crossover group in the world, IL DIVO is back in SG in time for their 15th anniversary. Expect a night full of their best romantic tunes, both new and classic. Tix are selling out fast, so head on to SISTIC to book yours.
October 13, 2018
The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, 138617
CÉ LA VI SkyBar transforms into an island paradise, offering a selection of innovative elixirs and a specially curated menu coupled with infectious tropical tiki beats on Tikilah night. Soak in the beautiful sunset hues with a Pau-hana session and enjoy special prices on selected premium bottles and tiki-inspired cocktails all night. The tiki tipples are full of rich island flavours encompassing classic Polynesian culture made with the freshest fruits and spices, paired with the finest rums and distilled spirits, prepared with creative modern techniques. Visit the event page for more deets.
October 12, 2018, from 4 p.m.
CE LA VI, 1 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, 018971
Catch Singapore’s longest-running improv team The Modern Schemers at Lit Up Festival 2018, where they’ll bring you their new show “Never Have I Ever”! Play the party game “Never Have I Ever” then watch them weave all the things you could never do or say into a show — a gonzo tapestry of Singapore’s past, present and future. Get your tix online.
October 13, 2018, 7 p.m.
Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal St, 199918
If your LO is crazy about trains, bring him or her to Tanjong Pagar Centre’s Urban Park, which is transforming into a train-themed space in conjunction with Japan’s Railway Day (Tetsudou-no-hi). Highlights include delish Japanese food, Japanese movies and anime screenings, a Pikachu meet-and-greet, jazz performances and much more. Visit the event page for a full list of activities.
October 11-14, 2018
Tanjong Pagar Centre, 1 Wallich St, 078884
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