What’s on this weekend: 13 – 14 May 2017

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Apart from showering mum with love this Mother’s Day weekend, check out these films and musicals perfect for the whole family.

Pamper mum with an evening of music at the Botanic Gardens
It’s all about mum this weekend and what better way to show your love for her than with a beautiful concert at the Botanic Gardens? Relax in the lush settings to the strains of classics by Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky and Verdi, performed by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, receive a special Mother’s Day gift when you visit the SSO booth with your mum!

14 May 2017, 6pm, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Visit the SSO website for more information.

Catch the best of European cinema
The 27th European Film Festival hits screens this week, and there are a couple of family-friendly films on offer. Ukranian animation The Dragon Spell tells the story of a dragon slayer who embarks on a quest to save the world from a witch possessed by a dragon’s ghost, while Austria’s Brothers of the Wind examines the relationship between a boy and a rescued eagle.

11 – 21 May 2017, National Gallery Singapore and Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium. Head over to Sistic for more information and tickets.

Witness three former Phantoms come together for an explosive musical performance
Get ready for a night of musical virtuosity when three former Phantoms from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera combine their vocal prowess! A Night at The Musicals with Three Phantoms features songs from iconic musicals like Les Misérables, Mama Mia!, Cats, Miss Saigon, Wicked and more. Make it an evening to remember with show-stopping numbers and stirring performances.

12 & 13 May 2017, 7.30pm, MES Theatre, Mediacorp. More information and tickets available here.

See a beloved children’s book by Neil Gaiman come to life in an enchanting play
When Coraline Jones discovers a secret door to another world inhabited by sinister versions of her parents, she will need all of her wits and courage to save everyone she knows and loves. This play by The Players Theatre brings the celebrated children’s book by Neil Gaiman to life in a bewitching play through puppetry and imaginative staging.

13 – 21 May 2017, various timings, Ulu Pandan CC Theatrette. Find out more about the show and get tickets here.

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