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Singer-host Huang Jinglun stars in new Eric Moo musical

Toy Factory's Innamorati will also showcase 12 of xinyao pioneer Eric Moo's hits

Published on Apr 26, 2014 7:00 PM
 
Huang Jinglun (right) singing a duet with Bonnie Loo that will be featured in Innamorati, the new musical by Toy Factory Productions. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN

The personal stories of seven Singaporean performers will unfold on stage for Toy Factory Productions' new Mandarin musical, Innamorati.

And lead cast member Huang Jinglun, 30, is bracing himself for such intimate exposure. The Taipei-based Singaporean singer and host tells Life! that it could be "quite embarrassing" for him. He says: "I don't know whether the audience will think these are my actual stories. About 60 per cent is based on what I told the scriptwriter."

And this confession includes a tale about his first love, a girl he had a crush on from primary school all the way to national service. The bachelor says: "I don't know if she ever liked me and I was reluctant to tell her that I liked her, but our friends - you know how in primary school, they liked to play the 'you like her, she likes you' game - they matchmade us. But I wasn't the only one, she had a lot of admirers."

She has since tied the knot with someone else. He ponders: "Maybe I would like to invite her to the show?"

 
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INNAMORATI

Where: Drama Centre Theatre

When: July 24 to Aug 3. Tue at 3pm, Wed and Thu at 8pm, Fri to Sun at 3 and 8pm

Admission: $49 to $69 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)

LIKE! MUSICAL: A FUNDRAISER

Where: Singapore Marriott Hotel, Level 3, Grand Ballroom

When: May 16, 7.15pm

Admission: Seats are available to the public by donation, starting from $400 for a single seat or from $4,000 for a table of 10 seats. To reserve a seat, call 6222-1526 or e-mail shapiee@toyfactory.com.sg

Info: Go to www.toyfactory.com.sg