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Arts Picks: The Tiger Who Came To Tea, Sebungkus - Common Ground and more

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THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA

In this musical play (above) for children by David Wood, based on the classic picture book by Judith Kerr, young Sophie and her mother are sitting down to tea when the doorbell rings and a large tiger shows up.

WHERE: School of the Arts Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Today, 5pm; tomorrow and Sunday, 2 and 4.30pm ADMISSION: $42 to $62 from Sistic INFO: For children aged three and above. Call 6235-3817 for more information

SEBUNGKUS - COMMON GROUND

This intimate dance production, featuring young dancers (above), evolved from coffee shop conversations and explores concepts such as tradition and modernity, freedom and structure, and education and experience.

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WHERE: Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road MRT: Little India WHEN: Today, 7.30 and 9pm; tomorrow, 3, 4.30, 7.30 and 9pm ADMISSION: $20 (go to mb-2017.peatix.com) INFO: www.facebook.com/Azpirasi

TANGO (R18)

In this original Pangdemonium play written by Joel Tan and inspired by true events, a same-sex couple return to Singapore with their adopted son, but an unpleasant incident causes their stay to spiral into controversy. Stars (above from left) Koh Boon Pin, Dylan Jenkins and Emil Marwa.

 
 
 

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today to June 4, Tuesdays to Fridays, 8pm, Saturdays, 3 and 8pm, Sundays, 3pm. Additional 8pm show on June 4 ADMISSION: $20 to $65 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: Rated R18 for homosexual themes. For more information, go to pangdemonium.com/productions/ tango

MIGRANT POETIC TALES

This poetry recital, organised by Bangladeshi construction supervisor Zakir Hossain Khokan (above), features the poems of construction and shipyard workers and domestic helpers from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines.

WHERE: Booktique, B1-17A CityLink Mall, 1 Raffles Link MRT: City Hall, Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow, 5pm ADMISSION: Free (RSVP at poetictalesmay.peatix.com) INFO: www.facebook.com/events/118469885376480/

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2017, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe