Raffles Hotel’s Latest Staycation Immerses You in the Local Arts Scene
Theatre-loving Singapore residents are invited to experience the brand new “Suite Theatre at Raffles” staycation, a unique immersion into the local arts and culture scene. Guests will be able to choose from three distinctive productions featuring some of Singapore’s most talented local artistes for an exclusive and private viewing in the luxurious comfort of an elegant suite at Raffles Hotel Singapore.
Start your staycation with a welcome Singapore Sling by the verandah while soaking in the lush greenery and serenity of our gardens and relish a charming afternoon in the Grand Lobby. Take the time to explore the Hotel’s storied and colonial architecture and delight in a multitude of cuisines within the Hotel before retreating to your luxurious and spacious suite for the evening. Your Raffles Butler will make arrangements for a personal in-suite screening of your selected production anytime from 6pm to 8pm, as you enjoy a specially-curated selection of cocktails and canapés to accompany the theatre experience.
Featuring legendary performances from Singapore’s local theatre scene, you can select from one of these theatre productions:
A Spoonful of Sherman by SingTheatre
A musical revue created by Robert J. Sherman which celebrates three generations of his songwriting family’s century-long musical journey. With a stellar local cast including Aaron Khaled, George Chan, Hossan Leong, Mina Ellen Kaye & Vanessa Kee, this family-friendly smash hit showcases stunning sets and pitch-perfect tunes, promising to dazzle viewers and take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane.
TJ Taylor, director of A Spoonful of Sherman, said, “A Spoonful of Sherman is a unique show that presents a wide selection of songs and emotions to explore. The actors have to jump into many different characters, which requires a huge amount of skill. We are so fortunate to have some of the best Musical Theatre talents that Singapore has to offer. Not only do they need to be amazing singers, dancers and actors, they also need to play musical instruments as all of the music in the show is played by the cast on stage!”
Hossan-AH 50!—Love You LEONG Time! By Double Confirm Productions
Favourite Singapore Boy, Hossan Leong’s tribute to turning 50 is a rollercoaster ride of a party no one should miss, as he laughs and sings about living through six tourism slogans, three recessions, two international airports and one government. Critics have lauded this local production for its sincere celebration of a life in entertainment.
Hossan Leong, cast and entertainer, said, “It’s a such a pleasure to be able to offer the residents of the Raffles Hotel Singapore the opportunity to watch my sold-out show, Hossan-AH 50! in the comfort of their suite. This staycation package not only offers a much-needed respite through laughter and song, but it also extends support for the Arts, for the people that create these shows.”
Rent by Pangdemonium
A much-loved rock musical classic, Rent has played to full houses and rapturous audiences, a powerful testament to hope, humanity, friendship and above all, love. Staged by Pangdemonium for the production’s20th Anniversary, it features a cast of local artistes such as AdrianPang, Tabitha Nauser and Aaron Khaled.
Adrian Pang, cast and co-artistic director, said, “Pangdemonium is thrilled to be able to share our production of the much-loved rock musical classic RENT (2016) which played to full houses and rapturous audiences. This is a unique and exclusive opportunity to enjoy this wonderful Pangdemonium production in the luxury of your stay at the resplendent Raffles Hotel Singapore.”
For families, parents can look forward to a personalised range of amenities for their children, as well as specially-curated bedtime stories.