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Free musical preview at Raffles City

A dash of Broadway in the shopping mall

Raffles City Shopping Centre shoppers can get to experience a dash of Broadway at the mall on Friday Oct 2 at 7.00pm and Saturday Oct 3 at 5.00pm and 7.00pm.

Zebra Crossing Productions presents an exclusive preview showcase of the blockbuster musical comedy Victor/Victoria.

Shoppers will be treated to a performance of show-stopping Chicago-inspired dance routines and soft, romantic ballads a la 1930s Paris.

“We want people to come to the showcase and feel the magic of theatre for themselves. We hope that by bringing the arts to a popular shopping mall will make it more accessible to the general public,” a spokesperson from Zebra Crossing Productions said.

Artistic Director of Zebra Crossing and Victor/Victoria Director Loretta Chen added: “We strongly believe that art cannot stop in times of turmoil. In fact, art plays an even more crucial role in times of adversity.”

The Broadway classic stars international jazz sensation Laura Fygi in the title role alongside an international and local cast and dancers.

Victor/Victoria is about Victoria Grant, who passionate about singing pretends to be a female impersonator to gain attention. Victoria transforms into Count Victor Grazinski at Paris Nightclub and becomes the toast of the town.

Exclusive promotions are available during the weekend roadshows. Receive 20 per cent off tickets (terms and conditions apply). Get a goodie bag when purchasing tickets between 6.00pm to 7.00pm on Oct 2 and Oct 3 (whist stock lasts). Stand a chance to win premium tickets the musical.

So head on down to Raffles City Shopping Centre on Oct 2 and Oct 3 for the roadshows!

FAST FACTS ON VICTOR/VICTORIA

Title of Production : VICTOR/VICTORIA

Performance Dates : 9 to 29 November 2009, No performance on 14, 16 & 23 November

Performance Time : 8:00pm

Performance Duration : 2 hours 30 minutes (excluding 20-minute intermission)

Venue : Esplanade Theatre

Website : www.victorvictoria.com.sg

Public Sales : 1 August 2009 – 29 November 2009
Book by : Blake Edwards

Music by : Henry Mancini

Lyrics by : Leslie Bricusse

Additional Music by : Frank Wildhorn

Staged by : Zebra Crossing

Executive Producer : Felina Khong

Artistic/Stage Director : Loretta Chen

Music Director : Iskandar Ismail

Choreographer : Lisa Keegan

Assistant Choreographers : Sheena Seah & Emma Seward

Vocal Coach : John Lee

Production Designer : Tan Ju Meng

Lighting Designer : Mac Chan

Costume Designers : Laichan and Moe Kasim

Hair Designer : Ashley Lim

M·A·C Creative Artist : Beno Lim

Cast : Laura Fygi, Jake Macapagal, Matt Grey, Claude Girardi, Nicole Stinton, Shane Mardjuki, Gene Sha Rudyn, Bernie Chan, Daniel Boey, Jasmine Koh, Andrew Lua, Julie Slack, Eugene He