21 July – 16 August 2015 I Mastercard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands
The LKY Musical tells the dramatic story of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. It follows his life from his pre-war days as an idealist student through his transformation into a powerful political leader fighting for Singapore’s independence. Beginning with the challenge of surviving the Japanese Occupation through his years as a Cambridge student, his return to Singapore as a young lawyer, the formation of the PAP, and the political struggle with the communists. It ends with the failure of our merger with Malaya.
It is a journey of personal triumphs and setbakcs – His lifelong friendships with those who would become Singapore’s founding fathers. His Courting and eventual break with Lim Chin Siong, a political ally who became his fiercest opponent, and his love and partnership with the woman who made everything possible, Mdm Kwa Geok Choo.
Cast: Sharon Au, Sebastian Tan, Adrian Pang, Jonathan Lum, Crenshaw Yeo, Vester Ng, Tan Shou Chen, Edward Choy, Benjamin Chow, Benedict Hew, Dayal Gian Singh, Gordon Choy and Radhi Khalid
Understudies: Dwayne Tan and Jo Tan
Ensemble: Farhan Hassan, Aldafi Adnan Hutomo, Oliver Pang, Afiq Abdul Talib, Dwayne Tan, Terence Tay, Matheus Ting and Benjamin Wong
Director: Steven Dexter
Music: Dick Lee
Lyrics: Stephen Clark
Book: Tony Petito
Story: Meira Chand
Set Design: takis
Costume Design: Dominique Devorsine
Lighting Design: Gabriel Chan
Sound Design: Ctrl Fre@k – Jeffrey Yue
Hair Design: Ashley Lim
Choreographer: Andy Cai
Music Director: Joanne Ho
Orchestrations: Red Roof Records
Vocal Coach: Elaine Chan
This year-end school holidays, dive into the mythical folklore of Singapore through drama!
A powerful professional development programme for early childhood educators.