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Programming Track: SingLit On Stage



When was the last time you had a moment of clarity? Spectacle is a stage production that examines the joys and sorrows of life, as inspired by a selection of works by Singapore woman writers.

12-15 March, see timings below

Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity (HCAC)


Ubat Untuk Unta – A Medicine for Unta

Meet Unta and Ulala in this Malay pop-up play specially crafted for pre-schoolers. This programme will be in Malay.

This programme is cancelled. Please click here for updates on other ongoing programmes.

Into the Woods


The Snail Who Didn’t Want…His Shell, an intergeneration presentation

Updated programme: Due to the extension of the circuit breaker, the storytelling session will be done by Jeffrey Tan, accompanied by the musician via Skype. Tune in to this! Watch a group of seniors and children from Kampong Admiralty bring to life the book The Snail Who Didn’t Want His Shell.

20 June, 10am - 10.30am

via FB Live

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Turning Poetry into Song

Listen to three talented singer-songwriters from LASALLE College of the Arts as they turn the poetry of Felix Cheong into songs.

This programme is cancelled. Please click here for updates on other ongoing programmes.

[email protected], LASALLE College of the Arts, Creative Cube


City Hall: If Walls Could Talk in Verse

Join poet Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingde and other poets as they weave history and fiction together amidst the soaring architecture of National Gallery Singapore.

7 March
Workshop: 3pm – 3.50pm @ Seminar Room 3 and 4 Poetry tour and performances: 4pm – 5.30pm. Tour will begin at the City Hall Foyer, continuing at the City Hall Chamber and ending at the Singapore Courtyard, National Gallery Singapore

National Gallery Singapore, Seminar Room, National Gallery Singapore, Courtyard

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Dramatised Reading: A Stage Adaptation of 17A Keong Saik Road

SingLit comes to life through a dramatised reading of Jean Tay’s new script for the stage adaptation of Charmaine Leung’s book, 17A Keong Saik Road.

7 & 8 March, 4.30pm – 6pm

Chinatown Heritage Centre

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The Basket by Rolypoly Family

A basket contains, holds, protects, and helps us move things from place to place. In this dance theatre performance, a simple basket evokes sensations and feelings that young children and their families can enjoy together.

7 March, 4.30pm - 5.30pm 8 March, 4.30pm - 5.30pm (Pre-performance craft session from 4.30pm - 5pm. Performance from 5pm - 5.30pm)

Ground-Up Initiative


குரல் (Voice)

Enjoy an evening of Tamil poetry and music in Kural (Voice), as writers and musicians present original Singaporean Tamil poetry. This programme will be in Tamil.

This programme is postponed to: 2 May, 7pm - 8.30pm

National Library Building, The Pod


Tika Aksara Menari – When the Alphabets Dance

This 60-minute performance tells the story of a father who struggles to deal with his son’s dyslexia and ends up scarring his own child. Will his child break free or end up miserable in the dance of the alphabets?

This programme is cancelled. Please click here for updates on other ongoing programmes.

Loft & Gardens, Level 6


Universe of Feelings: A Multi-Sensory Theatre Adventure

Nobody seems to understand six-year-old Darryl, until a mysterious new friend visits from space and takes him on a journey through the Universe of Feelings. This is an inclusive and sensory friendly performance.

This programme is cancelled. Please click here for updates on other ongoing programmes.

Enabling Village, UOB Ability Hub - Hall 1

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பெத்த மனம் கல்லு (வானொலி நாடகங்கள்) Parental heart is Stone Hearted (Radio Dramas)

Singapore Indian Theatre & Film Explorers presents stage readings of two radio dramas from the book Parental Heart Is Stone Hearted (Radio Dramas)>/i> by Somasundaram. His book contains seven unique stories that unearth societal issues, with lots of drama and humour. The audience will witness Somasundaram’s words brought to life by both established and emerging actors. This programme will be in Tamil.

15 March, 4pm - 6.30pm

The Arts House, Living Room