Disney’s Frozen musical has been a global sensation since its original debut, and its Southeast Asian premiere in Singapore is the only stop in South East Asia, now showing at Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands till 19 March 2023!
Disney’s Frozen The Hit Broadway Musical is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and presented by Base Entertainment Asia. The production was a triumph, captivating audiences with its heartwarming story, incredible stage design, and dynamic performances. From the moment the curtain rose, the audience was transported to the magical kingdom of Arendelle, where Princess Elsa and her sister Anna embark on a journey of self-discovery and sisterly love.
The musical features an incredible international cast led by Jemma Rix who stars as Elsa, Sarah O’Connor as Anna, Matt Lee as Olaf, Thomas McGuane as Hans, Brendan Xavier as Kristoff, Doron Chester as Weselton and sharing the role of Sven are Yvan Karlsson and Evan Strand.
The stage design was truly breathtaking, with intricate sets and stunning costumes that brought the world of Frozen to life. The attention to detail was evident in every aspect of the design, from the ice palace to the castle walls. The special effects, such as snowflakes falling from the ceiling and ice appearing on stage, added a touch of magic to the performance and transported the audience to the kingdom of Frozen. The use of lighting and projections was also noteworthy, enhancing the visual impact of the performance and adding to the immersive experience.
The cast of the musical was exceptional, with standout performances from the lead actors playing Elsa and Anna. Their powerful voices and emotional deliveries brought the sisters’ journey to life, and their performances were a highlight of the production. The supporting actors and ensemble also shone, particularly in the dance numbers, which were expertly choreographed and brought a high-energy vibe to the stage. The cast’s chemistry was palpable, and their commitment to their roles was evident, making for a truly dynamic and engaging performance.
The music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez were just as memorable as the film’s soundtrack. The new original songs seamlessly blended with the familiar favorites, and the score was expertly performed by a live pit orchestra, adding depth and richness to the production. The musical numbers were a true highlight, with the audience singing and clapping along to the catchy tunes. The music was a perfect blend of heartwarming ballads and upbeat numbers, capturing the essence of the story and its characters.
The story of Frozen is timeless, and its themes of love, family, and self-discovery resonate with audiences of all ages. The musical did an excellent job of capturing these themes, adding depth and nuance to the story and bringing the characters to life in new and exciting ways. The production also included several new scenes and plot points that added to the overall experience and made the musical a unique and enjoyable experience for both fans of the film and newcomers to the Frozen franchise.
One of the standout elements of the production was the intricate and imaginative stage design. The sets were meticulously crafted, capturing the grandeur and beauty of the kingdom of Arendelle. The ice palace was particularly breathtaking, with its shimmering walls and delicate details, making it a standout feature of the production. The costumes were also a visual feast, with elegant gowns, intricate ice-inspired designs, and striking armor for the guards. The attention to detail was evident in every aspect of the design, and it was clear that the creative team had put in a tremendous amount of effort to create a visually stunning production.
The lead actors playing Elsa and Anna were the stars of the show, delivering powerful and emotional performances that captivated the audience. Their voices were simply stunning, particularly during their solo numbers, and they brought a sense of realism and depth to their characters. Their performances were a testament to the power of the human voice, and they elevated the production to new heights. The supporting cast was also excellent, with standout performances from the actors playing Olaf, Kristoff, and Hans. Their comic timing and energy brought a lighthearted touch to the production, and they were a joy to watch.
The musical numbers were a true highlight of the production, with catchy tunes and expertly choreographed dance routines that brought to life the magical kingdom of Arendelle. Overall, this musical is a must see and we highly recommend it to everyone!
In addition, Presenter Base Entertainment Asia is bringing the addition of exciting fringe activities of the Frozen experience beyond the stage and into the local community for everyone to enjoy. Look forward to a Frozen themed Fountain and Sound Display, Marina Bay Sands Light-Up and Experiential Pop-up.
Frozen magic at the Fountain and Sound Display
The Frozen themed Fountain and Sound Display is a mesmerising light and water show with music and images from Disney’s Frozen The Hit Broadway Musical at Waterfront Promenade along The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. For more dates and timings of the Fountain and Sound Display, please visit https://frozenthemusical.sg/.
Frozen Light-Up at Marina Bay Sands
Using lasers and lights, the underbelly of the iconic Sands SkyPark will see a stunning projection of snowflakes, and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands will be lit up in a dazzling shade of blue. The light-up will take place from 5 February to 11 February 2023, from 7.30pm to 11pm.
Frozen the Musical Pop-up
Visit the Frozen Experiential Pop-Up – located at the Event Plaza along The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands – to purchase exclusive merchandise and enjoy exclusive photo opportunities. On selected days, watch Singapore’s very own musicians perform live renditions of the musical soundtrack. Singapore Press Holdings’ KISS 92 DJs will also be coming down on selected days to host their radio programmes live from the Experiential Pop-up booth at the Event Plaza.
Disney’s Frozen The Hit Broadway Musical
Show Dates: From 5 February to 19 March 2023
Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
Performance Times (Singapore Time):
Tuesday to Friday: 8.00pm
Saturday: 2.00pm and 8.00pm
Sunday: 1.00pm and 6:30pm
Duration: 140 minutes including a 20-minute intermission
Tickets Booking Links as follows:
Marina Bay Sands: https://www.marinabaysands.com/entertainment/shows/disney-frozen-the-hit-broadway-musical.html
All images credit to Disney Theatrical Productions and Base Entertainment Asia
Love your review, this is truly a spectacular show!
We enjoyed this musical so much!
Love the musical, truly a masterpiece!