Esplanade Presents | Flipside


Sensing the Dark: A journey of sound without sight

An Esplanade Commission
26 – 29 May 2018 Sat – Tue
Sat: 7.30pm
Sun: 3pm* & 7.30pm
Mon: 7.30pm*
Tue: 3pm* & 7.30pm
26 – 29 May 2018 : 7.30pm
27 May 2018 : 3pm
29 May 2018 : 3pm
50mins (no intermission)
Esplanade Theatre Studio
Recommended for audiences aged 10 and above. Admission for ages 6 and above only.
No entry for late-comers & no re-admission once the performance starts.

*These performances include a post-show talk.


Sat: 7.30pm
Sun & Tue (PH): 3pm


Sun – Tue: 7.30pm

Concessions for students, NSFs and seniors: $25*, $20**

Esplanade&Me Special

White Card: 10% savings
Black Card: 15% savings

Tote Board Arts Grant

All Primary Schools (Upper Pri), Secondary Schools, Junior Colleges / Centralised Institute & ITEs may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise up to 50% of the programme cost.

For more details, please contact Esplanade Box Office at 6828 8389 or email

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A sonic, musical the dark! This one-of-a-kind sensory experience features live music, vocals and ethereal soundscape in a journey of original music, classic tunes and subtle lighting effects. Mindful and life-affirming, Sensing the Dark explores the darkness as a rejuvenative space, grounding you firmly in the present and the now, away from the constant bombardment of information in our daily lives. Put together by a team of veteran Singapore artists led by composer and music director Julian Wong.

Music & show direction - Julian Wong
Vocal direction - Irene Jansen
Sound design - Sandra Tay & Shah Tahir
Lighting design - Alberta Wileo
Performers - Katryna Tan, Rizal Sanip, Feri Susanto, Rit Xu, Ryan Sim, Leslie Tay, Remah Diamante, Rohaniah Bte Said, Hannah Nordin, Ashley Gerard Perry, Malcolm Lim

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General Advisory

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