Esplanade Presents


An Evening of Cantonese Opera

Chinese Theatre Circle (Singapore)

10 – 25 Sep 2022

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(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Outdoor Theatre & Online

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On the night of the full moon, Chinese Theatre Circle presents classic Cantonese opera excerpts from Illusive Dreams and General Di Qing’s Escape. This performance is put together by Gary Ong, May Choong, Ian Kwok and Nancy Lee.


Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places.  No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Language: Cantonese
Surtitle Language: English, Mandarin
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

Chinese Theatre Circle

Chinese Theatre Circle (CTC) was established in 1981 and its mission is to promote Chinese opera, music and dance in Singapore and beyond our shores. CTC has staged close to 2,500 performances in Singapore and in 30 countries and territories including America, Canada, China, England, Germany, Japan, Korea, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine. In its bid to keep the tradition alive, CTC provides training programmes for young, aspiring artists.

Date & Time


On Demand

10 Sep 2022, Sat


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade


On demand viewing available after the livestream


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

10 – 25 Sep 2022

Available until 25 Sep, 11.59pm

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