Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of November 29-December 1

We can smell Christmas in the air! This weekend, pick up some unique gifts at the Etsy Craftivist market, or join in the fun at Singapore Media Festival's festive village. 

Alternatively, chill out with a charity comedy show hosted by Singapore's only female comedian Sharul Channa, and indulge in the season of giving. 

Details below: 

1. Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Photo courtesy: Singapore Repertory Theatre
Photo courtesy: Singapore Repertory Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street makes its Singapore premiere at Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands.

The production features Tony Award winner Lea Salonga as Mrs Lovett. Lea is known for originating the role of Kim in Miss Saigon, which won her the Tony and Olivier Award, as well as the singing voices of Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan.

When: November 29 - December 1
Where: Sands Theatre,  MBS 
Entry: SGD 55-145

2. Fresh+Raw Live Comedy

Photo courtesy: TheatreWorks
Photo courtesy: TheatreWorks

Catch a one-night only Fresh+Raw live comedy – hosted by Singapore’s inimitable female stand-up comedian Sharul Channa, and featuring Jacky Ng, Deepak Chandran and other emerging comedians.

This special edition fun-night-out will make you laugh for a good cause. Proceeds from the night will go to TheatreWorks for its developmental and community engagement programmes.

When: November 29
Where: TheatreWorks Singapore
Entry: SGD 30

3. SMF Festival Village

Photo courtesy: SMF Facebook
Photo courtesy: SMF Facebook

The SMF Festival Village will happen at Armenian Street, where you can experience dazzling cinematic experiences under the stars – such as Japanese filmmaker Naoko Ogigami’s 2012 comedy-drama Rent-a-Cat.

There will also be interactive events such as workshops and masterclasses, immersive AR and VR showcases, live performances, food and other entertainment, perfect for bonding with your family and friends.

When: November 29 - December 1
Where: Armenian Street
Entry: Free

4. Christmas Designer Market by Etsy Craftivist SG

Photo courtesy Etsy Craftivist SG
Photo courtesy Etsy Craftivist SG

Etsy Craftivist SG team returns to Capitol Singapore for the fourth year to celebrate the joy of Christmas on this sunny island. With over 45 stalls full of unique, handmade gifts, prints, ceramics and cards from independent retailers, makers and artists, you'll be spoilt for choice!

When: November 29 - December 1
Where: Capitol Singapore
Entry: Free

5. Ronny Chieng Tone Issues - Singapore

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Raised in Singapore and Malaysia, stand-up comedian and actor Ronny Chieng's homecoming live shows will be held at the Esplanade Theatre – hot off the back of filming his first Netflix comedy special.

Chieng is a Correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central and starred in the 2018 worldwide smash hit movie Crazy Rich Asians

When: November 29 - December 1
Where: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
Entry: SGD 68-98

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