Entertainment

Dance in Little India & Kampong Glam

Singapore Dance Theatre

This is the HQ of Singapore's premier dance company, which keeps fans swooning with its repertoire of classic ballets and contemporary works, many of which are performed at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. The true …
Live Music in Orchard Road

Montreux Jazz Café

Tucked just off the bright lights of Orchard Rd, this sophisticated jazz joint – the first Asian outpost of the famous Montreux Music Festival-themed café chain – oozes Sinatra–esque swagger with moody lighting and …
Theatre in Eastern Singapore

Necessary Stage

Since the theatre's inception in 1987, current artistic director Alvin Tan has collaborated with resident playwright Haresh Sharma to produce over 60 original works. Innovative, indigenous and often controversial, t…
Live Performance in Northern & Central Singapore

Creatures of the Night

If you're with kids, don’t miss Creatures of the Night, an interactive, 30-minute show whose stars includes binturongs, civets and an owl. Seating is unassigned, so arrive a little early to secure a good vantage poi…
Theatre in Chinatown & the CBD

Toy Factory Productions

Originally focused on puppetry, this bilingual (English and Mandarin) theatre company is now best known for its intercultural collaborations and envelope-pushing local work, performed in various venues across town. …
Classical Music in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

The 1800-seat state-of-the-art concert hall at the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is home to this respected orchestra, which also graces the Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall. It plays at least weekly; check the …
Live Music in Little India & Kampong Glam

Going Om

Right on Haji Lane, Going Om is a raffish, free-spirited cafe with nightly live music. It's an atmospheric spot, with candlelit tables, smooth acoustic sets (mostly well-executed covers) and no shortage of carefree …
Live Music in Little India & Kampong Glam

BluJaz Café

Bohemian pub BluJaz is one of the best options in town for live music, with regular jazz jams, and other acts playing anything from blues to rockabilly. Check the website for the list of events, which includes DJ-sp…
Opera in Chinatown & the CBD

Chinese Theatre Circle

Teahouse evenings organised by this nonprofit opera company are a wonderful, informal introduction to Chinese opera. Every Friday and Saturday at 8pm there is a brief talk on Chinese opera, followed by a 45-minute e…
Comedy in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Comedy Masala

Need a good belly laugh? Head to Hero's bar on a Tuesday night to watch comics from far and wide take to the stage. The good times keep rolling with S$8 house beers and spirits all night. It's usually standing room …