09 Oct '11, 9pm

Theatre Review: Singapura, Lion City /v

The musical Singapura, Lion City left me speechless. As in, good golly gosh - I don't even know where to start. The show tells the history of Singapore in 80 minutes, from Sang Nila Utama's lion-spotting adventures to our days as a British colony and finally to independence and nation-building, through song and dance. Yup, just like this year's National Day Parade, except that it's performed by the Yunnan Provincial Performing Arts Group. The Chinese acrobatic troupe donned various ethnic costumes for numbers like a karaoke version of Di Tanjong Katong. Then, the Yunnan Provincial Performing Arts Group raised their arms to a Singapore flag as the narrator proclaimed: "We are all Singaporeans! Our motherland is Singapore! Singapore is our home!" Er, okay. Still, it was only after the dancing bougainvilleas; the 6m-tall Merlion spouting water while advancing menacingly towar...

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