SINGAPORE - A heartwarming Mandarin musical, titled An Accident of Love, is set to play here in November.
Adapted from the award-winning 1983 classic film Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing?, this musical features a moving tale of kinship, love and chasing dreams. It stars Chinese singer Della Ding Dang, dubbed "the Queen of Love Ballads", as someone who finds herself lost in an alluring world while chasing her dreams, only to discover later what is truly important and dear to her heart.
The cast also includes Taiwanese veteran musical actor Berson Wang and Taiwanese singer-songwriter Nylon Chen
The 180-minute long theatrical adaptation has travelled to cities such as Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taizhong, Xiamen, Toronto, Vancouver, Shanghai and Beijing.
Besides renditions of popular classic songs such as The Same Moonlight, Anything For Sale?, Please Follow Me and If from the original film, one can also expect to hear well-known songs, such as I Love Him and Runaway From Home, from Ding Dang's albums, as well as an all-new track, An Accident of Love.
Tickets, which cost $98 to $198, go on sale on Sept 5 at 10am. Priority ticket sales for Singtel customers start on Sept 3, while Live Nation members can buy tickets from Sept 4.
An Accident of Love Musical
Where: The Star Theatre, 04-01 1 Vista Exchange Green
When: Nov 16, 7pm
Tickets: $198(VIP), $178, $158, $138, $118, $98 from Apactix (go to www.apactix.com or call 3158-8588)
Those who buy the $198 VIP tickets will also be entitled to attend a meet-and-greet session with the cast.
The Chinese Media Group of Singapore Press Holdings is the event's official media partner.