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Theatre & Dance
 
After a year on vacation, the grande dame of Singapore arts festivals has gone from paunchy to punchy - with a third of its shows sold out and praise from audience members bolstering its return.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of The Lion King has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than US$6.2 billion (S$7.9 billion), a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.
SINGAPORE - I like to think of this year's arts festival as a very elegant, coiffed dame who has emerged onto the bright side of a mid-life crisis.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Cats will run for three weeks in January 2015 at the MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands.
After a year on vacation, the grande dame of Singapore arts festivals has gone from paunchy to punchy - with sold-out shows and praise from audience members bolstering its return to the scene.
Little Seraphina Koh was a little tense when she watched her first theatre production, The Gruffalo, last year.
Turn off the TV, ditch the iPad. A dozen children's theatre shows and festivals are popping up over the next six months, using the magic of live performance to fire young minds. Here is the lowdown on what they are about.
Watching Holiday In My Head was like running downstairs on Christmas morning and unwrapping all of the presents under the tree.

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