Tue. Oct 22nd, 2019

Lim Boon Keng The Musical ~ Bring The Light

We are happy to announce ticket sales commences today for the long-awaited ‘Lim Boon Keng The Musical ~ Bring The Light’.
Dates: 10 to 13 October 2019
Venue: Victoria Theatre
Early birds enjoy 15% discount till 18 Aug 2019. Not to be missed!
Buy tickets via SISTIC: https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cboon1019

Written by Stella Kon, Music by Desmond Moey, Directed by Jeremiah Choy. Presented by MTL & GCOX. Starring Sebastian Tan as Lim Boon Keng. 

“In a century torn by war, one man’s integrity burns like a flame.”

Who is Lim Boon Keng? What has he done? Why is he of interest?

The first Chinese boy to receive a Queen’s Scholarship, he returned to Singapore in 1892 with a first-class honours in medicine. He founded schools, championed education for girls, rallied public support on many public causes of his day. For all his good work, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire, and yet he was accused of being a spy and collaborator of the Japanese during the Second World War. 

Lim Boon Keng, The Musical, traces the ups and downs of a man full of ideas and ideals, as he reflects on his life and his philosophy in the early 20th Century Singapore, and reveals his deeds and contributions. 

Jeremiah Choy gives an edgy, contemporary style to Stella Kon’s story of her great-grand-father.

A great man who has done so much for our early Singapore. Lim Boon Keng is the first Chinese boy to be Queen’s Scholar, a medical practitioner, a legislator, a political and social reformer, the entrepreneur as well as the President of Amoy University. Find out more in our upcoming first-ever Lim Boon Keng musical which promises to be real entertaining. Immerse yourselves in the story of this great Singapore pioneer who worked to Bring The Light to his generation.

Lim Boon Keng attended Raffles Institution in 1879 and had an instiable appetite for learning. His love for reading turned him into an outstanding student. Personally tutored by RW Hullett, his headmaster which helped spurred Lim Boon Keng to become the first Chinese boy to be Queen’s Scholar. Get to know more about his passion, his dreams and his aspirations through our very first musical. Reimagine his life story. Get your tickets now on SISTIC: 

Through this musical, find out why Lim Boon Keng wants to become a doctor? He has great aspirations and wanted to use all that he has learned to bring hopes and light to people’s lives. He did it in so many incredible ways. Delve deep into how he pioneered various major changes in Singapore in Lim Boon Keng The Musical. A must-watch musical not to be missed for all!

 

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