Dive into what's on at Esplanade this April and May. Whether it's inner peace you're looking for or a night out at the theatre, we've got you (and your budget) covered.
| Watch one of the finest dance companies in the world perform some of dance giant Lin Hwai-min's most iconic works, before he steps down as Artistic Director at the end of 2019.|
Cloud Gate 45th Anniversary Gala Programme â€” Lin Hwai-min: A Retrospective
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
3 & 4 May 2019, Fri & Sat, 8pm
| Another iconic dance company makes its way to our shores. In a rare international appearance, Paris Opera Ballet performs three stunning works by renowned choreographers, William Forsythe, Crystal Pite and Jerome Robbins.|
Paris Opera Ballet (France)
21 â€“ 23 Jun 2019
Fri, 8pm, Sat, 3pm & 8pm, Sun, 3pm
Enjoy 10% off Cat 1, 2 and 3 tickets when you purchase 4 tickets to watch both Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and Paris Opera Ballet!
Terms & conditions apply.
A Tapestry of Sacred Music returns from 18 â€“ 24 Apr 2019. From meditative chants to colourful ritual theatre and rousing sacred music, the festival showcases the artistry of different cultures and faith communities from all over the world. Free admission to all events!
| An acclaimed production that promised to be a "rib-tickling delight", combining clowning with physical theatre, created by the award-winning Thom Monckton.|
Circo Aereo (Finland)
24 â€“ 26 May 2019
Fri, 7.30pm, Sat & Sun, 2pm & 5pm
Esplanade Recital Studio, $35
| The pigeons have a message. Watch a darkly comedic and heartfelt tale unfold, about man versus nature, told through bunraku-style puppetry and lo-fi special effects.|
Robin Frohardt (USA)
30 May â€“ 2 Jun 2019
Thu â€“ Sat, 8pm & Sun, 5pm
Esplanade Annexe Studio, $35
| Early bird specials on now! |
Save 20% if you get four or more tickets across selected Flipside 2019 performances before 28 Apr 2019. Terms & conditions apply.
(National Theatre Live screenings are back)
| Watch Shakespeare's great tragedy of politics, passion and power, starring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo.|
Antony & Cleopatra
27 Jul 2019, Sat, 2pm
| Witness Ian McKellenâ€™s â€˜extraordinarily moving portrayalâ€™ (Independent) of King Lear on the big screen. |
28 Jul 2019, Sun, 2pm
| A fun, interactive theatre experience just for the tiny tots! Get to know Shaggy as you discover that being different can be a good thing and you can fit in in ways that you least expect.|
Shaggy and the Trims
An Esplanade Production
3 â€“ 17 May 2019
Various timings (40mins)
Esplanade Theatre Studio, $20
Recommended for ages 2 to 6
| Whimsical and full of imagination, this production mixes live animation with audience interaction, creating a multi-sensory experience for kids and adults alike. |
31 May â€“ 2 Jun 2019, Fri â€“ Sun
Various timings (1hr)
Esplanade Annexe Studio, $25
Recommended for ages 4 & up
| Good things happen when you're #inyouthfulcompany. Student performers will take our stages through April.|
In Youthful Company
1 â€“ 17 & 22 â€“ 30 Apr 2019
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