14 unmissable things to do in Singapore this week (Apr 4-8)

April is just getting started and we already have plenty of awesome events to tell you about. Here are the highlights of the next five days in Singapore.

Mon, Apr 4

A globe-trotting dinner theater show from Brisbane, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is inspired by the classic John Cleese sitcom (the misspelling is on purpose), where you get to play diners in a play starring three nutty hoteliers whose comedy of errors unfolds as you eat a three-course meal. On until Apr 10.
Il Divo returns to Singapore for their Amor & Pasion Tour 2016.

Tue, Apr 5

The legendary off Broadway and Las Vegas Strip act Blue Man Group is in Singapore for the first time, bringing their unique blend of comedy, theater and live music to the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. On until Apr 23.
The “Prince of Romance” Richard Clayderman brings a night of his distinctive piano pieces to The Star Theatre.
Malaysia’s Kavin Jay headlines the latest edition of Comedy Masala at Hero’s.

Wed, Apr 6

The World Gourmet Summit is in full swing bringing together top international chefs, local talents and industry experts for a line-up of workshops, talks and dining events. On until Apr 24.
In conjunction with the exhibition Vietnam 1954-1975: War Drawings and Posters from the Ambassador Dato’ N. Parameswaran Collection, the Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium at NUS will host a free screening of the film The Quiet American.
If you haven’t already checked it out KPO offers one of the best ladies night deals in town every Wednesday. Ladies get 50% off regular-priced spirits, cocktails and wine all night, as well as 50% off their high tea set which features mini brioche chicken sliders with Sriracha sauce, crispy roast pork belly and deep-fried crab cakes.
The 26th edition of Artistry’s poetry showcase Speakeasy will feature Marc Nair and SG’s own Mrigaa Sethi.

Thu, Apr 7

Adapted from the Ramayana, Hanuman – The Superhero Monkey is fun for the whole family. This multi-sensory production is presented by The Little Company of the Singapore Repertory Theatre. On until Apr 30.
The creative writing faculty at NTU will be doing a special reading at Artistry. Catch Barrie Sherwood, Boey Kim Cheng, Divya Victor and Tash Aw reading original work.
Hong Kong comedian Joanna Sio headlines this week’s Talk Cock Comedy at Blu Jaz.

Fri, Apr 8

In collaboration with the Centre Pompidou, the National Gallery has just launched Reframing Modernism, an exhibition that pushes common perceptions of the movement. Works by Asian Modernist-era painters such as Georgette Chen and Le Pho appear alongside European biggies Matisse and Kandinsky, on loan from the Pompidou collection. On until Jul 17.
If you missed the Sight Lines production of Lord of the Flies last week, you have another opportunity to see it as presented by (aside), the Yale-NUS Repertory Theatre Company.