About Innomorati

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About Innomorati

By TOY FACTORY PRODUCTIONS LTD

24 July – 03 August 2014
Drama Centre Theatre

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Introduction

My aspiration as a child of my own
To this day have not been known

My dreams, my desires, my destiny,
Will it all be forsaken by reality?

Are you still my one and only Innamorati?

Toy Factory Productions presents an original Mandarin musical Innamorati. Featuring 12 Asia’s top hits composed by Eric Moo with new arrangement by his beloved brother Allan Moo. Showcasing our own young, dynamic and talented singers and a story inspired by their journeys in music industry.

Synopsis

My first…. My last…. My only one…

Seven stories, seven struggles from seven aspiring singers, find themselves at a crossroad for that one same dream. Every soothing note could just be a siren to hide the truth of vulnerability. Only perseverance will turn their quixotic pursue worthy.

When the first song is sung and the last tune is done, would that one and only dream still standing in your heart? Let’s sing the song of life with us in this musical.

Performance Details
Date : 24 July – 3 August 2014
Show Time : 3pm (Tuesday, Friday – Sunday)
8pm (Wednesday – Saturday )
No performance on Mondays
Duration : 100 minutes, no intermission
Performing Language : Performed in Mandarin with English Surtitles
Venue : Drama Centre Theatre
Ticket Price : $69, $59, $49 (Exclude $3 ticket charge)
Prices do not include SISTIC $3 booking fee
Tickets Available From : SISTIC/(65) 6348 5555/ www.sistic.com.sg
Enquiry Tel : (65) 6222 1526

 

Creative Team
Director Goh Boon Teck
Playwright Jiang Daini
Music Director/ Music Composer Allan Moo
Set Designer David Li
Lighting Designer Petrina Dawn Tan
Hair & Make-up Zennie Casann
Sound Engineer Bob Wong
Photographer Lionel Lai (Acepix Photography)
Graphic Designer Cao Yimeng

 

Production Team 制作组
Executive Producer Justin Wong
Co-Producer David Tang
Production Manager Chan Lee Lee
Stage Manager/Props Mistress Samantha Chia
Assistant Stage Manager Geraldine Ang
Costume Stylist/ Wardrobe Mistress Theresa Chan

The Cast
Jing Wong
He started his search for stardom in Singapore MediaCorp’s talent show, Project Superstar (绝对Superstar). He was a contestant on season 3 of One Million Star (超級星光大道).

Bonnie Loo

Bonnie is the grand champion of Campus Superstar 2013. She is also the first female contestant to win the singing competition since it started in 2006. At the finals, she garnered numerous audience votes, and wowed the judges with her outstanding performance. Veteran Singer & Producer Eric Moo was so impressed with her talent that he invited her to sing at his concert. Bonnie started taking singing lessons when she was ten years old. Singing is her passion and she has participated in close to 300 singing competitions around the region so far. She is also a rising teen actress and will be participating in various television series and musicals. Her highly anticipated debut album is slated to be released in 2014.


Kewei Tay

Tay Kewei (鄭可為) is an accomplished singer who was signed to S2S in May 2009. Prior to joining the company, she was already an online singing sensation on YouTube. With her outstanding musical talent, she plays a myriad of instruments, including the er-hu, guitar, violin, ukulele and piano. She is one of Singapore’s very own local talents who is widely loved and admired by fans around the world. The Nanyang Technological University (NTU, Singapore) Mass Communications alumni has chosen an unconventional career path by following her dream of inspiring people through her music, and has since moved forward in the music arena after a dazzling beginning. Her musical career started after she took a leap of faith by joining the local star search competition organized by Channel U, “Project Superstar”. She impressed many with her vocals and even managed to attract the interest of David Tao, who personally auditioned her for a role in his backing band as a vocalist. She succeeded in the audition and eventually moved on to become a back-up vocalist for other prominent stars in the music industry, including JJ Lin, Wang Lee-hom and A-mei.


Chriz Tong

Chriz Tong’s unique vocals and talent was discovered at the 2005 Rhapsody Singing Contest, back then, she was just a backup vocalist. After which, She then went through a series of professional vocal training in pursuit to creating her own distinctive style of music. In 2007, Chriz released her first album titled “Wei En Xazz” to showcase her talent with her unique interpretation of lyrics of the modern popular music, and her versatility in singing pop rock, ballads & R&B styles.

Her first MediaCorp TV drama serial theme song, “Kampong Ties”, was very well received and was then nominated as the Best Theme Song in Star Awards 2012. The following year, she sung another theme song “Truth, Virtue and Beauty” for the drama “Don’t Stop Believin’”, and was once again nominated as the Best Theme Song in Star Awards 2013. This song went viral, and attracted over 10 million hits since the drama was aired. This year, Chriz launched her new single “Coffee Love Song” for the drama “96°C Café”. As the melody and genre was unique and distinctive, it prompted the audiences to find out more about Chriz and her music. Followed by the latest drama theme song “Love at Risk” and sub-theme song “An Unfinished Love Song” was also well received by the audiences. The 18th Singapore Hit Awards also nominated “Coffee Love Song” and “Love at Risk” for the “Top Downloaded Hits” Award Category. With her rising popularity, she was also invited for several TV, radio and media interviews, and was also invited to perform for other performances such as the upcoming Sundown Festival. In the recent news report, Chriz also crowned as the “Queen of Theme Song“.


Sugie Phua

Young and vibrant Sugie was one of the male finalist for Project SuperStar, Channel U’s mammoth singing contest where he was loved by the audience. Sugie’s talent in singing was once again determined when he became the top 7 in international Singing competition One Million Star. 

Sugie is not only well verse in the art of singing; he is also talented in hosting and acting. Sugie’s hosting career started with Ch U’s life style variety show, SuperFunkies in 2005. Sugie’s multi-talent in performing are not limited to just singing and hosting, as he took on his debute acting role in Happily Ever After alongside Caldecott’s princess Joanne Peh in 2006. He was then cast into another role in drama The Miracles alongside with Thomas Ong, in 2007. After proving his acting capabilities, he is now doing Channel U blockbuster drama The Illusionist alongside with Thomas Ong, Quan Yi Feng and MeiXin.


Trey Ho

Trey loves to marry all art forms into his performance, and make merry of it! Recent years, he is honored to have performed in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China. However, he spends most of his time fulfilling his dream – to erect a building to house & support actors in Singapore! Trey spent his recent years involving more in community arts, playing a fool among the normal people, which pleasures him the most. He lives by Stephen Chow’s words “A man without dreams is nothing but a salted fish”.


Benita Cheng

Started singing at the age of 2, Benita joined Campus Superstar in 2006 and came in 8th position at a tender age. After which, she continues to have faith in her passion and kept singing at any given opportunity, hence performed at venues like Singapore Indoor Stadium, Esplanade Theatre, Victoria Concert Hall and more.

Having the passion for performing, Benita has auditioned for many musicals and she has gotten her first role in a local musical by Toy Factory Productions’《搭錯車》Glass Anatomy: The Musical alongside with Della 丁當 in 2013 at the Esplanade Theatre and Shanghai Culture Square in March 2014. Innamorati: The Musical will be her second musical production.

Creative Team

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Goh Boon Teck  

Director

Goh Boon Teck, reckoned as a prominent creative force of Asian theatre, his works are crossing country borders and enthralling audiences of different cultures. Boon Teck’s works are showcases of humanity dealt with post-modern sensitivity, focusing on profound human issues and morality. With a purposeful direction, he has delivered beautiful visions weaved into socially conscious messages from our loves. This young director oozes unapologetic courage and a distinctive sense of aesthetics.

A professional theatre director, playwright and production designer for two decades, Goh Boon Teck is the first recipient of the VISA International Arts Scholarship to study Theatre Directing in London, United Kingdom.
Having graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore with a string of merit awards, he has a strong creative sense for the aesthetics, words, sound and visuals. Goh Boon Teck is effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin. Presently, he is leading one of Singapore’s most vibrant and productive theatre companies, Toy Factory Productions Ltd.

TITOUDAO, a play written and directed by Goh Boon Teck, won five out of nine awards at the inaugural LIFE! Theatre Awards 2001. Goh Boon Teck received the prestigious National Arts Council Young Artist Award for his contribution to the development of Singaporean theatre in 2001. He was also awarded Best Set Design for FIREFACE in LIFE! Theatre Award 2003.

In year 2003, he was commissioned by Japan’s Kageboushi Theatre Company to write and direct a 6 countries collaboration PRISM, funded by The Japan Foundation. This touring production premiered in Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space Theatre and toured to Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.


Allan Moo

Musical Director 

Allan Moo – Renowned music producer, singer and actor in the Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan regions. At the age of seventeen, he had his first experience in a recording studio, recording the duet, “Brotherhood”《手足情》, with his elder brother, Eric Moo. This song was later included in Eric Moo’s debut album.

In 1992, Allan released his first solo hit album, “My Lover” 《我的情人》. He then collaborated with Johnny Chen, Lee Wei Song and many other talented producers in 1995,  to produce the album, 《犯错》.He also released the album, 《不顾一切》during the same period of time.
In addition to his recording career, Allen participated in “The Good Old Days” (1996), where he acted along with Amy Chen, Steve Ma and Sheren Tang, and also sung the drama’s theme song, 《不如不说》. In the same year, he hosted a Rock Records segement – 《滚石音乐重要情报》.

In 2010, he decided to expand his business in Singapore and set up his own entertainment company, FlyerVision Entertainment.


Petrina Dawn Tan

Lighting Designer 灯光设计

Petrina graduated from Lasalle’s BA(Hons) Technical Theatre programme. She is a recipient of the Georgette Chen Scholarship (2009) and the NAC Arts Scholarship, Local (2010).

Her recent Lighting Design credits include #UnicornMoment (Checkpoint Theatre), Maya: Demon Architect(Ravindran Drama Group), Leap 2014 (Frontier Danceland), Take Me Out (Tim Garner Production), Hedda Gabler (Lasalle College of the Arts), Passages 2013 (Singapore Dance Theatre), Traffic Jam (BUDS Theatre) andChestnuts 6.9 – The Les Miserable White Paper (STAGES). She is the Assistant Lighting Designer for RED (Blank Space Theatre), Cook A Pot Of Curry (W!LDRICE) and The Art of The Brick (MBS Art Science Museum).
Petrina loves the idea of merging lights with set, and dreams of incorporating the beauty of lighting installation into a theatre production. She plans to study Scenic Design in the near future.
Petrina is honoured to be embarking on INNAMORATI with her fellow collaborators.


Zennie Casann 

Hair & Make up Designer

名人专业化妆师Zennie Casann,在新加坡拥有超过10年的经验。 化妆对她是一种艺术形式。通过化妆,为每一个女人打造自信和亮丽美而感到自豪是她的骄傲。 Z

ennie Casann 在2001年 COSMOPROF国际,以专业化妆文凭毕业。为了进一步提高自己的技能和知识,2005年她远赴悉尼澳大利亚的澳大拉西亚学院继续深造,并获得美容与形象顾问文凭. 毕业之后,她一直为电视台 Mediacorp,BBC世界新闻,时装表演,电视广告,舞台剧以及时尚杂志编辑从事她的化妆工作。

Zennie Casann is a Professional Makeup Artist in Singapore with over 10 years of experience. Makeup is far more than a career or a hobby for me, it’s a passion.  I am very focused in the way I capture your ideas and translate them into a form of art, and bringing beauty through makeup is pride as my masterpiece.

Prior to becoming a freelance makeup artist, Zennie worked in Syndey, beauty and cosmetic companies such as Payot, Dermological, Bobbi Brown, Body Shop, True Solutions, Decleor and Fake Bake Self Tanning Systems airbrush. Her love of makeup pushed her to become a professional artist.

Since then, she has been engaged to do makeup work from film and tv to photoshoots and weddings. She has experience with bridal makeup, ROMs, D&Ds, prom nights, beauty pageants, studio photoshoots, and even special effects makeup.

Her impeccable attention to detail has earned her a reputation of excellent client satisfaction and critical expertise.


Theresa Chan

Costume Stylist

“When it comes to creating magic onstage, everyone plays a part.”

Theresa graduated from Lasalle- SIA College of the Arts in 2004 with a Diploma in Theatre Arts. She believes that one must be versatile to keep up with the trade. Therefore for past 9 years, not only is she actively involved in the Wardrobe Department, she is also an actor and drama educator. With the love, support and many wonderful opportunities given to her through the theatre industry, the time is finally right. She founded her own wardrobe management company ‘THERESA CHAN- the way to Wardrobe Mgmt’. Thank You all for your constant support, trust and belief in me and the team!

Ticketing & Discounts

24 July – 3 August 2014
3pm (Tuesday, Friday – Sunday)
8pm (Wednesday – Saturday )
No performance on Mondays

Venue: Drama Centre Theatre

Language: Performed in Mandarin with English Surtitles

Duration: 100 minutes, no intermission

Ticketing
Ticket Price CAT A CAT B CAT C
$69
$59
$49

Prices do not include SISTIC $3 booking fee

MOE School are eligible for 50% TOTE Board Arts Grant Subsidy

10% discount Cat A & Cat B for PAssion Card Members from 24 April onwards. 10% discount Cat A & Cat B for selected partners available from 24-30 April 2014.

Exclusively for Public Early Birds Promotion 10% discount for Cat A & Cat B available from 1-7 May 2014
Ticket Booking
Call SISTIC hotline: (65)6348 5555 or Visit www.sistic.com.sg

For school or group booking of 20 or above,
contact Toy Factory at:(65)6222 1526

 

Concessions & Discounts

ON CHEONG JEWELLRY CUSTOMERS

ON CHEONG JEWELLRY CUSTOMERS From 24 Apr 2014 onwards 10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B) Through SISTIC website, hotline and authorized agents

 

PASSION CARD MEMBERS

PASSION CARD MEMBERS ONLY* From 24 Apr 2014 onwards 10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B) Through SISTIC website, hotline and authorized agents

 

OTHER DISCOUNTS

PUBLIC SALES(From 1 May 2014 onwards) MeClub, NUSS, NTU CAC, , Safra members + Gong Cha, Epic Centre, Nebo, WATSinside, Teo Heng KTV Studio 10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B) Through SISTIC authorized agents ONLY
Fridae members ++
10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B)
Through SISTIC hotline and authorized agents
Student Concessions, NSF and Senior Citizen Concessions +++
10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B)
Through SISTIC website, hotline and authorized agents
General Public (discount only available from 1 May – 7 may 2014)
10% off Cat 1 & 2 (or Cat A & B)
Through SISTIC website, hotline and authorized agents

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