Does Singapore have a SUPERHERO standing up for us? You bet your bottom CPF dollar we do! Just like our Singapore Flag has 5 Stars, our Singapore Champion’s name has 5 letters: K.U.M.A.R!!!! As Uniquely Singapore as Your Singapore can get, KUMAR spends April 2015 being our STB… Singapore’s Top Bapok – STANDING UP FOR SINGAPORE! Celebrating Singapore’s journey from a swampy island of a few orang lauts to today’s bustling metropolis of millions. He’ll make you roar with laughter as he tackles the red, the white, the stars and, of course, his Crescent Moon. Come laugh with KUMAR as you discover the true meaning of mari kita!
OMG, which part of Ulu Pandan have you been hiding in? Kumar is the undisputed drag queen of Singapore who has been entertaining audiences with his unique brand of comedy for the last 20 years and audiences just can’t seem to get enough. He errmm… She has wow-ed crowds in well-remembered cabaret clubs like The Boom Boom Room and Gold Dust. Besides “live” stand-up comedy, Kumar is also a household name because of her appearances on television and film.
Television credits include guest appearances on Phua Chu Kang, Police and Thief, My Sassy Neighbour and notably, The Ra Ra Show (Mediacorp). Most recently, Kumar helmed popular food entertainment programme Asian Eat List. Kumar was also a host for Arts Central’s Front for 2 seasons. Film credits include roles in highly acclaimed productions such as Forever Fever (Directed by Glen Goei) and One Leg Kicking (Directed by Khoo Koh).
In October 2007, Dream Academy® produced a cabaret extravaganza, Kumar The Queen, which enjoyed a sold-out run at the Esplanade Theatre. In 2009, Kumar starred in Kumar: Stripped bare and standing-up and, by popular demand, the show returned to the Esplanade in 2010. In 2011, Kumar was back at Esplanade Theatre with a sell-out show of Kumar’s Amazing Race and the show returned in 2012. In 2013, Kumar appeared again at the Esplanade Theatre with a sold-out run of with KUMAR: What Makes a Man a Man? He was also part of the stellar cast of Happy Ever Laughter®, Crazy Christmas 2012, Crazy Christmas Ting Tong Belles and HAPPY EVER LAUGHTER® Standup Comedy Madness!
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Directed by Selena Tan, Kumar’s Stand Up For Singapore is a show not to be missed!
Dates: 22 – 26 April 2015
Venue: Esplanade Theatre
Ticket Pricing:$116, $106, $86, $66, $46 (Excluding $4 SISTIC Booking Fee)
– CAT 1: $281 (One Category 1 ticket to each show in our 2015 Season; Total: 3 tickets)
– CAT 3: $241 (One Category 3 ticket to each show in our 2015 Season; Total: 3 tickets)
Tickets can be purchased through SISTIC website, SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 and SISTIC Authorised Agents islandwide.
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Kumar Stands Up For Singapore will start the show season in 2015, followed by a re-staging of Dim Sum Dollies® – The History of Singapore Part 1 (Check out my review on Dim Sum Dollies® – The History of Singapore Part 2) before finishing our 2015 season with the well-loved Crazy Christmas 2015.
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