Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and presented by Base Entertainment, the Broadway musical Frozen makes its debut in Singapore February 5.
Following the success of the 2019 engagement of Aladdin, Frozen plays the Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands through March 19.
The company is led by Sarah O’Connor as Anna, Jemma Rix as Elsa, Matt Lee as Olaf, Thomas McGuane as Hans, Brendan Xavier as Kristoff, and Doron Chester as Weselton.
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“We are thrilled that audiences in Singapore, who have so warmly embraced our productions of The Lion King and Aladdin in the past, will now have the chance to enjoy our latest production, Frozen. We are grateful to our partners of Base Entertainment Asia for bringing this glorious production to South East Asia. Frozen is about a return from isolation and a community healing. And so, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to present this beautiful show there at this moment in time, and we just can’t wait for audiences to experience its remarkable cast, crew, and orchestra on the same stage that has been our home in Singapore for years. We are delighted to be coming back!” said Felipe Gamba, Vice President International Strategy and Licensed Partnerships, Disney Theatrical Productions, in an earlier statement.
“After the amazing season of Aladdin in 2019, I am thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Disney and bringing the megahit musical Frozen to the people in Singapore and beyond in South East Asia. For over 12 years now, Base Entertainment Asia has been presenting the biggest of titles in live entertainment across the region and knowing the pulse of what audiences want to watch, you will be seeing many more of the best in live entertainment titles heading to our shore,” added Chantal Prudhomme, Chief Executive Officer, Base Entertainment Asia.
Based on the 2013 animated Disney film, Frozen features music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and a book by Jennifer Lee. The musical opened on Broadway in March 2018, earning Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score. The Broadway production announced in May 2020 that it would not reopen post-pandemic. The London production officially opened September 8, 2021. Its global footprint has expanded to include a North American tour, Japan and Hamburg, Germany. The Australian production was the first Frozen to open outside of New York.
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Frozen is directed by Michael Grandage, with choreography by Rob Ashford, scenic and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Peter Hylenski, video design by Finn Ross, puppet design by Michael Curry, hair design by David Brian Brown, makeup design by Anne Ford-Coates, and special effects design by Jeremy Chernick.
Stephen Oremus is music supervisor and creates vocal, incidental, and dance arrangements. He is joined on the music team by orchestrator Dave Metzger, executive music producer Chris Montan, additional dance arranger David Chase, and music director Faith Seetoo.
Frozen is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher and presented in Singapore by Base Entertainment Asia under the direction of Chantal Prudhomme.
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