Taking Paris by song

Published Thu, Mar 13, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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IT doesn't matter if you don't speak a word of French, because none of the humour gets lost in translation in Sing'Theatre's latest production - 'A Singaporean In Paris'. This second restaging of the sold-out 2010 production is directed by local comedian Hossan Leong, who plays protagonist KQ - a Singaporean who moves to Paris and joins a cabaret. Along with his co-stars Linden Furnell, Mina Kaye, Vicky Williamson and Peter Ong, he attempts to navigate life in the City of Lights, while struggling to get accustomed to kisses on the cheek and cravings for Katong laksa. Though it sometimes felt like the storyline served only to transition between songs, you will hardly even notice it because the seductive songs of iconic French musicians like Charles Aznavour, Michel Legrand and of course the playfully suggestive Serge Gainsbourg will captivate you. 'A Singaporean In Paris' continues till March 23.

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