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Taj Express - A Musical Journey through Kaleidoscopic India


Taj Express - A Musical Journey through Kaleidoscopic India
Date:
10 Jun 2012

Time:
Wed - Fri and Sun, 8pm
Sat - Sun, 2pm

Address:
Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive

Description:
EXTRAVAGANT BOLLYWOOD MUSICAL 'TAJ EXPRESS' WORLD PREMIERE

A Musical Journey through Kaleidoscopic INDIA
42 ARTISTES | 2000 COSTUMES| 1500 ACCESSORIES| 7 SHOWS| 1 VENUE


Welcome aboard the Taj Express as it makes its exhilarating and vibrant journey from Mumbai - the city of dreams, to Agra - home of the Taj Mahal. During the journey, refreshing snippets from India's rich and diverse heritage will be served. On the specials menu are electrifying dance numbers including vibrant and rhythmic forms like the Lavani from Maharashtra, the koothu from South Indian and the dance of the blue god - Lord Shiva's mesmerising and powerful Tandava.

Taj Express marries the new India's pop and Bollywood culture with deep rooted traditions, and features over 2000 extravagant costumes, 1500 accessories, spectacular sets, and magical and toe-tapping music which will make the audience want for more. The story has elements of comedy, suspense, laughter, romance, controversy, action and a host of unforgettable characters and promises not only to bring Bollywood to the world - but guarantees to reveal the vividly engaging heart of India as well.

The Production team consists of renowned personnel from Bollywood and the theatre industry such as Vaibhavi Merchant as the Choreographer, Shruti Merchant as Director, Salim - Sulaiman Merchant & Monty Sharma as Music Directors, Falli Unwalla as the Set Director, Vibhu Puri & Akash Mohimen as writers of the show.

The WORLD PREMIERE NITE WILL WITNESS BOLLYWOOD STARS AMONG THE AUDIENCE!

PRESS REVIEWS -

Modern Day Love story- India Today
Magnificent Set Design- Indian Express
Glitterati Express- Deccan Chronicle
Rich Indian Heritage- The Hindu
Dance Extravaganza- Hindustan Times
India's First Commercial Theatre- Radio & Music
A Brilliant Mix of Dance and Drama- DNA
Riotous, Exotic, Graceful- Times of India, Bombay Times
Indian Culture and Beyond Bollywood & Cricket- Vogue

TICKET PRICE (EXCLUDE BOOKING FEE)
Wed to Fri and Sun - 8pm
Standard - S$185, S$155, S$125, S$75, S$55
VIP Box - S$185
BOX B-G - S$125
Restricted View - S$125, S$75, S$55

Sat and Sun - 2pm
Standard - S$125, S$95, S$75, S$55, S$35
VIP Box - S$125
BOX B-G - S$75
Restricted View - S$75, S$55, S$35

World Premiere Show - 7 June, 8pm
Standard - S$225, S$155, S$125, S$75, S$55
VIP Box - S$225
BOX B-G - S$125
Restricted View - S$125, S$75, S$55

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Please add to above price $3 Booking Fee per ticket for tickets above $20.
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