Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
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Affectionately known among locals as the "durian", Esplanade is one of the busiest arts centres in the world with about 3,000 performances presented yearly. Spot our prickly cladding in the middle of the central arts and cultural district, and take in the view from the Marina bay waterfront where our Outdoor Theatre is situated. Coming to Esplanade means that you're in for a complete lifestyle experience, from enjoying a night out at a show, to shopping and dining. And whether you're a first-timer, an ardent patron or fellow arts lover, you're most welcome here and we'll do our best to give you a great experience with the arts.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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DipuKV
Pune, India2,785 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
The architecture itself is eye candy! The theatres are vibrant, with plenty of shows, restaurants and views of the waterfront.
Written 1 January 2024
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Jonathan C.
La Jolla, California, USA478 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Stopped by here after getting caught in a summer thunderstorm, and ended up catching some talented aerial artists performing!
Written 10 June 2023
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Choo Wai
Singapore, Singapore2,283 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
The sound system and acoustics of Esplanade concert hall were impeccable.

The seats were pretty comfotable, and the ushers were very proficient
Written 23 April 2023
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Natalia T
Singapore, Singapore2,308 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
It's a place to watch shows and with food outlets. You can also just sit outside and admire the views at night. Walk from there across the bridge to the Merlion Park.
Written 18 April 2023
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Karthi Santha
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
Walking from Promenade, I saw Esplanade
I was craving for coconut, but I only saw peanut
I walked further into Esplanade, and my favourite now is durian :)
Written 23 February 2023
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Chang Percy
Taipei, Taiwan215 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
It is definitely one of Singapore's architectural marvels! Constructed in the shape of durians, the structure is amazing. The view is beautiful.
Written 17 October 2022
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Adventure Diva
Manchester, CT2,169 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
Located in the Esplanade Mall, this state of the art concert hall, recital studio for jazz concerts and an open-air concert space are all here. Check online their varied, upcoming events.
Written 14 October 2022
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Annie S
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Saw swan lake ukrainian ballet last night. VIP seat J row which was 7 or 8 rows from stage. Floor is not elevated, so someone in front of us was tall, blocked our view, and us blocked the view of those sitting behind people. Terrible designed of MBS theater seating.
I think only was far back perhaps 30 rows from the stage , the floor elevate a little.
Written 14 October 2022
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Andrew D
Singapore, Singapore400 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Most visitors to Singapore should definitely not leave Singapore without a selfie outside the durian structure. The place hosts quite a number of ticketed performances, so if you are here for one of the shows then it is fantastic due to its intimate acoustic. However, if you are just a traveler dropping by, there's not much impressive architecture to admire once you are inside.
Written 10 October 2022
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_sn
Bengaluru, India2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Amazing place. Booked thru TUORR app, made my day. Specially recommended for those who are looking to book at short notice.
Written 7 September 2022
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