Step into Close-Act Theatre‘s fantasy world in our photo tour of GLOBE performed at Singapore Night Festival 2017!
Presented by Close-Act Theatre, GLOBE is a street theatrical show taking place at the Cathay Green area of Bras Basah.Bugis. This 45-minute show, without much (or any) comprehensible lines, is completely open to the audience’s interpretation.
While the sphere led us into a fantasy world, the experience melded with the usual Singaporean sights along the periphery – new and old buildings at the end of Orchard Road, even the iconic ERP gantry within sight.
The roving performers were the highlight of the show. They kept the audience surprised, especially with the use of physical effects like as flares – this will delight or even startle some viewers.
Enjoy the photos and make a trip down to experience the magic of GLOBE yourself. Only a few shows left this weekend – details below!
If you want to see the roving performers up-close, stand in front of the sphere, and near the boards on the grass. Performers will move on the boards throughout the show.
Additional Photography by Tong Ming
GLOBE by Close-Act Theatre
24, 25, 26 August 2017
Venue: Cathay Green (opposite The Cathay)
Showtimes: 8:00pm, 10:30pm
Things to note
The performance area is barricaded and visitors will need to go through bag checks before entering the event venue. Travel light and arrive before the show starts for security screening.
The following items are NOT permitted at the performance area: Weapons, illegal substances, foldable chairs, luggages, pets, buggies and bicycles and mobility devices.
This show requires all viewers to stand, due to the nature of performance happening inside the area. Visitors on wheelchairs may watch on a raised platform.
Visitors may not use tripods, monopods and similar devices at the venue.
TIP: Express Lane is available for visitors who do not bring in any bags into the performance venue. So leave those bags at home, or in your car!
During the show, performers will move between the audience, on the boards placed on the Cathay Green. Be careful and follow directions of the event crew. Avoid standing on the boards if you do not wish to move around.
Singapore Night Festival 2017 – articles
For a full list of night lights and programmes, visit the Singapore Night Festival website.
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