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10 Great Offers to Must-Watch Musicals & Concerts for Date Night

Up your game and impress your date. Instead of going to the movies (again), bring your better half to the theatre or even outdoors under the stars! With the offers and variety of shows available, it need not be an expensive affair. Check out some of the world’s favourite musicals, concerts and Singapore’s most-loved plays that you mustn’t miss, at discounted rates! Your date would love you for this <3 Have a great time!

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1. Boeing Boeing (Ongoing till 22 July 2017)

Brought to you W!LD RICE Productions and directed by Pam Oei, this latest production of Boeing Boeing brings to you 2 hours worth of slapstick comedy filled with relatable references to Singaporean life. It centers on Bernard, a swinging bachelor with three beautiful air stewardesses taking turns to be his girlfriend at the same time, each unaware of each other’s existence – thanks to Bernard’s expert and precision planning. But turbulence happens when as typhoons, volcanic ash and speedier planes cause Bernard’s down-to-the-minute schedule to fall apart.

This play was first premiered in 1960s Paris before being adapted for to the audience at London’s West End. Be prepared to laugh your way through this very Singaporean and fun edition of Boeing Boeing!

Boeing Boeing
Credit: Sistic / Wild Rice Productions

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Promotion: 10% OFF | for PAssion Cards

  • Applicable to all CAT and all shows
  • Verification: Present valid PAssion card or Quote the first 4 digits of PAssion Card

Promotion: 10% OFF | for SAFRA Cards

  • Applicable to all CAT and all shows
  • Verification: Quote valid password or present valid SAFRA member card upon purchase

Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 23 June to 22 July 2017
  • Tuesdays to Saturdays: 8.00pm
  • Saturdays & Sundays: 3.00pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours (including 15 minutes interval)

Venue: Victoria Theatre

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Tuesdays to Thursdays, 8.00pm
    Standard: S$75, S$65, S$50
  • Fridays & Saturdays, 8.00pm and Saturdays & Sundays, 3.00pm
    Standard: S$80, S$70, S$55

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2. West Side Story (Opens 13 September 2017)

Described as ‘The No.1 Greatest Musical of all Time’ by The Times (UK), West Side Story was inspired by Shakespeare’s love story Romeo and Juliet, and set amidst the vicious rivalry of teenage gangs in 1950s New York. In short, the story is about a boy, a girl, two rival gangs and one fatal love affair.

With ground-breaking choreography and unforgettable music score, this new production of the original 1957 broadway musical is set to electrify you and your date with the passionate dance routines and astounding vocals with classic songs as Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America and I Feel Pretty, performed by the outstanding cast from US.

West Side Story
Credit: Sistic

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Promotion: 15% OFF | for PAssion Cards

  • Present your membership card at Marina Bay Sands box offices/ any authorised SISTIC agents to enjoy discount
  • Applicable to A, B and C Reserve only
  • Applicable to all shows except Friday and Saturday evening shows

Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 13 to 24 September 2017
  • Tuesdays to Fridays: 8.00pm
  • Saturday (16 September): 1.00pm & 6.00pm
  • Saturday (23 September): 2.00pm & 8.00pm
  • Sundays: 1.00pm & 6.00pm

Duration: Approximately 155 minutes (including 20 minutes interval)

Venue: Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • VIP Reserve : S$185
  • A Reserve : S$155
  • B Reserve : S$135
  • C Reserve : S$105
  • D Reserve : S$85
  • E Reserve : S$55
  • VIP Box (For 4 seats): S$740

3. Forbidden City – Portrait of an Empress (Opens 8 August 2017)

Two of the greatest icons of China’s ancient history come to life before your eyes in a spectacular musical of epic proportions. Immerse yourself in the cloaked world of the Forbidden City and the legendary Empress Dowager Cixi.

Kit Chan stars as the Empress Dowager Cixi, with Cheryl Tan as the young imperial concubine, Yehenara, and features music by Cultural Medallion winner, Dick Lee. The cast also includes West End and Broadway star, Earl Carpenter (Les Misérables) and Broadway star, Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as well as Singapore’s very own Sebastian Tan (Broadway Beng).

Impress your date with an evening to this most successful original musical ever to be produced in Singapore with three sold-out runs and over 100,000 tickets sold!

SRT / Forbidden City
Credit: SRT

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Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 8 to 27 August 2017
  • Tuesdays to Fridays: 8.00pm (except 9 August, Wednesday, 2.00pm)
  • Saturdays: 3.00pm & 8.00pm
  • Sundays: 1.30pm & 6.00pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours (including 20 minutes interval)

Venue: Esplanade Theatre

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Tuesdays to Thursdays, 8.00pm
    Standard: S$75, S$65, S$50
  • Fridays & Saturdays, 8.00pm and Saturdays & Sundays, 3.00pm
    Standard: S$80, S$70, S$55

4. Michael Chiang’s Army Daze 2 (Opens 4 August 2017)

Singapore Street Festival brings you the sequel to Army Daze, Singapore’s best-loved comedy! Three decades later, Malcolm Png, our mummy’s boy, is an SAF Regular serving as the Director of Public Affairs. His vivid memories from his own army experience comes back to him as his son, Justin enters national service.

He meets up with his best buds from Hotel Company, 1987 for an unforgettable get-together, filled with hilarious surprises. Running parallel with Malcolm’s story are the adventures of Justin and his BMT mates, Donovan, Zai and Kuan Yew. Well, what would a show be without some romantic competition? There’s also Renee, the spunky girl they all wanna call their own.

Featuring a stellar line-up of Singapore’s best actors – Hossan Leong, Ebi Shankara, Joshua Lim, Shane Mardjuki, Chua Enlai, Audrey Luo, Jo Tan, Saiful Amri and Oon Shu An;  as well as hot new talents –  Andre Chong, Tahir Ansari, Irsyad Dawood and Tay Hwan Haw, be prepared for a night of laughs and a sense of nostalgia, especially if your date has been with your since your own army days!

Michael Chiang's Army Daze 2
Credit: Sistic / Singapore Street Festival

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Promotion: 10% OFF | for PAssion Cards

  • Applicable to CAT 1 & 2
  • Verification: Present valid PAssion card or Quote the first 4 digits of PAssion Card

Promotion: Up to 15% OFF | for DBS Cards

  • 15% discount for CAT 1
  • 10% discount for CAT 2

Promotion: Up to 15% OFF | for SAFRA Cards (Through SISTIC Authorised Agent only)

  • 15% discount for CAT 1
  • 10% discount for CAT 2

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 4 to 20 August 2017
  • Tuesdays to Fridays: 8.00pm
  • Thursday (10 Aug 2017 only): 3.00pm
  • Saturdays: 3.00pm & 8.00pm
  • Sundays: 3.00pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes (with 15-20 minutes interval)

Venue: Drama Centre Theatre

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Weekend (Fri, Sat & Sun)
    Standard: S$98, S$83, S$63, S$53
  • Weekday (Tue – Thu)
    Standard: S$83, S$73, S$58, S$43

5. Ballet Under the Stars (Opens 1 September 2017)

The most affordable, and perhaps most romantic idea on our list, this year’s Ballet Under the Stars marks the 22nd edition of Singapore’s widely celebrated outdoor dance event. Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre, enjoy an enchanting evening of ballet at the luscious Fort Canning Green with a sumptuous picnic spread with your significant other.

Here’s the theme for each weekend:

1-3 September 2017: Eclectic and electric in every measure, the first weekend of Ballet Under the Stars brings to you three rousing and powerful contemporary creations — Sticks and Stones by Kinsun Chan, Age of Innocence by Edwaard Liang, and Organ Concerto by Nils Christe.

8-10 September 2017: The second weekend of Ballet Under the Stars presents a paradise of sparkling classical enchantment as three iconic weddings take the stage — Coppélia Act III, Aurora’s Wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and Don Quixote Act III.

Ballet Under the Stars
Credit: Singapore Dance Theatre

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Promotion: 20% OFF | for Maybank Visa Infinite, Maybank World Mastercard & OCBC Arts Platinum cards

Promotion: 15% OFF | for all other Maybank and OCBC cards

  • All ticket prices indicated exclude SISTIC booking fee
  • Valid identification passes must be produced to enjoy the discount
  • Not valid in conjunction with other promotion or discount unless otherwise stated

Promotion: 15% OFF | for PAssion cards

  • Present PAssion Card at the ticketing counter or quote the first 4 digits of your PAssion Card Number as the promotion code for purchases through website or hotline to enjoy the privilege

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 1 to 10 September 2017
  • 7.30pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes (Inclusive of 15 minutes intervals)

Venue: Fort Canning Park, Fort Canning Green

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Standard: S$35 (Free Seating)

6. Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour 2017 (7 October 2017)

Editor’s Note 25 July 2017: We understand that Justin Bieber have cancelled the remainder of the ‘Purpose World Tour’ concerts due to unforeseen circumstances. If you have bought tickets, you will receive a full refund through the original mode of purchase. Credit card purchases will be automatically credited back into their accounts 14 business days from 1 August 2017. (Source: Straits Times)

Global superstar Justin Bieber will be here in Singapore on 7 October 2017 as part of his Asia PURPOSE WORLD TOUR. Love or hate him, this is a must-see concert if your date is a fan of his! The highly anticipated concert will highlight Bieber’s album ‘Purpose’, which has hit #1 in more than 100 countries and spawned the back-to-back worldwide smash hit singles “What Do You Mean”, “Sorry” and “Love Yourself”.

Justin Bieber
Credit: Sports Hub / Justin Bieber

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Exclusive American Express Invites® Priority Sales

  • Centurion Priority Sales: 18 July 2017 (10.00am) to 19 July 2017 (9.59pm)
  • American Express Invites® Priority Sales Start: 19 July 2017 (10am) to  20 July 2017 (11:59pm)
  • Book your tickets via Sports Hub online, Sports Hub Tix Hotline (+65 3158 7888), Box Office at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singpost Outlets
  • Payment must be made with American Express Cards issued by American Express International Inc. in Singapore, including American Express Cards issued by DBS Bank Limited, United Overseas Bank Limited, Citibank Singapore Limited (excluding American Express Corporate Cards).
  • Maximum 4 tickets per transaction
  • Subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply

Promotion: Enjoy 3% rebates on tickets for shows at National Stadium | for OCBC Cards

Concert Date & Timing:

  • 7 October 2017 (Saturday): 8.00pm

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Venue: National Stadium

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Standard: S$298 (Standing), S$258 (Standing), S$228 (Standing), S$258, S$228, S$188, S$148
  • VIP Packages: S$1,898, S$958, S$708 (VIP packages are only available through online purchase)
  • All prices reflected include GST and exclude booking fee.
  • Booking fee for tickets S$30.01 and above: S$4.00 per ticket.
Please note:
  1. Backstage VIP Experience Packages are only available for online purchase.
  2. Ticket limit for VIP packages during presale is 4 per transaction. For general on-sale, VIP1 is 4 per transaction. VIP2 and VIP3 is 8 per transaction.
  3. Admission policy applies to all ticket holders, including Bkstg VIP Experience package holders. Please check before purchase.
  4. Ticket collection for VIP1 “Ultimate Purpose” and VIP2 “I’ll Show You” Bkstg VIP Experiences will be done on site on event day only. You will be contacted by Wonderful Union via email 24-48 hours before your event with further instructions regarding your package. This email will contain further information as to how your VIP merchandise will be fulfilled. All packages are non-transferable.
  5. Merchandise package for all Backstage VIP Experience to be collected on event day. You will be contacted by Wonderful Union via email 24-48 hours before your event with further details. Otherwise, please check back 3 days before event for more information.

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7.

Sungha Jung Live in Singapore 2017 (22 July 2017, Saturday)

Known as the “finest teenage fingerstyle guitarist in the world”, Sungha Jung has impressed fans with his own renditions of contemporary, jazz, broadway and classical tunes on the guitar, that have gone viral n YouTube and viewed over 400 million times worldwide.

His most recent rendition of Spirited Away’s Inochi no Namae showcases his exceptional arranging skills with a hauntingly beautiful cover, augmented with seventh chords and well-placed harmonics to create the longing of a wistful summer.

Treat your date to an unforgettable night of relaxing guitar music with a carefully-chosen set list of originals and crowd favorites!

Sungha Jung
Credit: Sistic / Sungha Jung

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Promotion: 15% OFF | for SAFRA Cards (Min. 2 tickets)

  • Applicable with minimum purchase of 2 tickets in same transaction
  • Applicable to CAT 3 & CAT 4 only
  • Applicable with minimum purchase of 2 tickets in same transaction
  • Verification: Quote valid password on website or hotline or present valid member card upon purchase at counter

Promotion: 10% OFF | for SAFRA Cards

  • Applicable to CAT 3 & CAT 4 only
  • Verification: Quote valid password on website or hotline or present valid member card upon purchase at counter

Promotion: 15% OFF | for OCBC Arts Platinum and FRANK Cards (Min. 2 tickets)

  • Applicable with minimum purchase of 2 tickets in same transaction
  • Applicable to CAT 3 & CAT 4 only
  • Applicable with purchase via OCBC Arts Platinum and FRANK Cards

Promotion: 10% OFF | for OCBC Arts Platinum and FRANK Cards 

  • Applicable to CAT 3 & CAT 4 only
  • Applicable with purchase via OCBC Arts Platinum and FRANK Cards

Promotion: 10% OFF | for OCBC Credit & Debit Cards (Min. 2 tickets)

  • Applicable with minimum purchase of 2 tickets in same transaction
  • Applicable to CAT 3 & CAT 4 only
  • Applicable with purchase via OCBC Credit & Debit Cards

Promotion: 5% OFF | for OCBC Credit & Debit Cards 

  • Applicable with purchase via OCBC Credit & Debit Cards

Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Concert Date & Timing:

  • 22 July 2017, 7.30pm

Duration: Approximately 1 hours 30 minutes (including 15 minutes interval)

Venue: Kallang Theatre

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Standard : S$96, S$86, S$66, S$46
  • Box A – F: S$86
  • VIP Top Up Option: S$15 (Includes complimentary signed edition of latest album and photo session. This top up option is available with every S$96 ticket purchased)

8.

The Gathering with Oh Wonder (3 August 2017)

Oh Wonder is a band formed by accident. Classically-trained pianist and violinist Josephine was going to embark a career in law when she met Anthony, a producer and former member of a rock band, in a south London studio. He offered to produce some of her songs, but the moment they started working together, sparks flew.

Ultralife is both Oh Wonder’s extraordinary second album and their debut which millions of listeners fell in love with, turning them into reluctant pop stars.

Wow your date with their spellbinding voices and concert that culminated in 162 shows in 14 months across 112 cities in the US, and a mighty 83,000 tickets sold.

The Gathering with Oh Wonder
Credit: apactix.com

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Promotion: Win GV Movie Tickets + Wine & Dine Vouchers (Worth S$500) | for AMEX Cards

  • Book your ticket via apactix.com with your AMEX Card (minimum spend of S$50 in a single transaction) for ONE entry chance in the lucky draw
  • Prize: 5 Pairs of Golden Village Gold Class Movie Tickets + Win & Dine Vouchers (Worth S$500).
  • 2 sets of prizes up for grabs
  • Valid till 31 October 2017
  • T&Cs apply

Concert Date & Timing:

  • 3 August 2017 (Thursday): 8.00pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Venue: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 606

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Standard: S$88
  • Door: S$100
  • Note: This is a Free Standing Event
  • All prices reflected include GST and exclude booking fee
  • Booking fee for tickets S$30.01 and above: S$4.00 per ticket

9.

Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY – Jiritsu (21 October 2017)

This global multimedia concert features the music of Final Fantasy with exclusive HD video content from legendary game developers, Square Enix with a live symphony orchestra performance. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, you can look forward to a diverse and constantly expanding repertoire of classic Final Fantasy music from the game series. The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Singapore’s only fully-independent professional symphony orchestra, will be playing the music in this one-night only concert in Singapore.

Final Fantasy
Credit: Avex Asia

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Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Concert Date & Timing:

  • 21 October 2017, 7.30pm

Duration: Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes (Approximately 20 minutes interval)

Venue: The Star Theatre

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • VIP: S$238
    • Includes: Autograph from both Arnie and Nobuo Uematsu, only one item of your choice (MUST be FINAL FANTASY or Distant Worlds Related)
    • Photo opportunity with Arnie and Nobuo Uematsu (photos will be taken by a professional photographer and will be available for download 48 – 72 hours after on Facebook)
    • Original 30th Anniversary Special Poster
  • Standard: S$158, S$138, S$118, S$98
  • Box A & C: S$S$238
  • Restricted View: S$78, S$68, S$58

10.

Drum Tao 2017 ‘BUKYO’ (Opens 31 August 2017)

Tired of another play or concert? Drum Tao will be a refreshing way to spend the evening with your date. “BUKYO – Japanese Dancing Drums” is an innovative and exhilarating Taiko drumming performance, invigorating the audience through spectacular and heart-pulsing drumming, innovative choreography, captivating staging and futuristic costumes designed by Junko Koshino. Apart from showing you the spirit of taiko drumming, it also brings out the fun element of this traditional art form. Get moving to the beat and have lots of fun!

Drum Tao
Credit: Sistic / Drum Tao

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Promotion: Booking Fee Waiver | for Standard Chartered Cards

  • Standard Chartered MasterCard® card holders can enjoy a booking fee waiver on full price or MasterCard pre-sale tickets when bookings through Marina Bay Sands Website, Call Center and Box Offices only
  • To enjoy the booking fee waiver, select the Standard Chartered MasterCard® ticket type
  • T&Cs apply

Show Dates & Timing:

  • 31 August to 2 September 2017
  • Thursdays and Fridays: 7.30pm
  • Satursdays: 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Duration: Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes (20 minutes interval)

Venue: MES Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507

Ticket Pricing (Excludes Booking Fee):

  • Standard: S$138, S$118, S$98, S$78
  • Restricted View: S$68

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Written by Jiayan Chiu

Jiayan Chiu

When Jiayan is not obsessed with curating brands and promotions for Cardable, she loves hanging out with her kids, online shopping and dreaming of her next beach holiday.

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