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New World’s End | Immersive Street Theatre

| OH! Open House
1.0 hour
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Up to 6 persons
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New World’s End | Immersive Street Theatre
New World’s End | Immersive Street Theatre

New World’s End | Immersive Street Theatre

| OH! Open House
1.0 hour
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Up to 6 persons
No Min. Age

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Highlights

Highlights

  • Immersive experience that takes you back to Singapore's swinging 60s
  • Unique walking/audio tour through fantastical sets (you'll have never seen something like this!)
  • Great as a solo experience, on a date or with a couple of friends

Details

Details

OH! Open House is a first-of-its-kind arts organisation in Singapore, that tells alternative heritage stories through art. This 60 mins experience takes you on an exploration of the lesser-known parts of Jalan Besar. Armed with an audio-guide, you'll be led through hidden back alleys and fantastical theatrical sets. You'll be entirely immersed in Singapore's swinging 60s during the heyday of the cabaret and dark underbelly of the iconic New World's End Amusement Park. You can’t go back in time, but you can enter this intimate universe for a while.. The StorylineThis multi-sensory theatrical experience that tells the story of two lovers caught up in the glitz and glamour of the swinging 60s at New World Amusement Park, where cabarets, boxing matches, and film screenings drew crowds every night.Explore Jalan Besar through the eyes of these characters. Unveil the secrets of the past scattered around the neighbourhood. Step into hidden back-alleys and fantasy rooms with dystopian theatrical sets and installations as the story unfolds into a thrilling tale intertwined with history and tragedy. The cabaret awaits your arrival... You can’t go back in time, but you can enter this intimate universe.About OH! Open House OH! is a non-profit arts organisation that tells alternative heritage stories through art. OH! works with local artists to present art in unconventional locations, and in surprising new ways. OH's mission to create opportunities to understand and connect with the everyday on a more meaningful level. Important Notes● The 60-min audio tour is narrated only in English. Headphones and MP3 players will be provided, but participants can bring their own as well (3.5mm jack)● Visitors are advised to wear comfortable footwear in this rain-or-shine experience.● Some locations in the route are not wheelchair-accessible● Recommended for ages above 16, but no strict age regulation (customers judge if suitable)

Suitable For: Backpackers, Families with Kids, Solo Travellers, Couples
Tags: Self-Guided Trail

What's included

What's included

  • Audio tour
  • Entry into theatre venue

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

Meet at 85 Desker Road
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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

Itinerary: Singapore
Singapore

Experience the evolution of a rich, historical neighbourhood of Singapore seen through the eyes of (fictional characters) Kiran and Rosa.

  • Relive the sights and sounds of the New World Amusement Park within Jalan Besar.
  • Roam in this underbelly that defies this city of lines, boxes, and rules.
This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.

Meet your host

Meet your host

OH! Open House is an independent arts organisation that tells alternative stories of Singapore through art. Since 2009, we have provided more than 20,000 people with the unique experience of appreciating art and heritage outside of museums and galleries – from strangers’ homes to underutilised public spaces. We work with artists to present art in unconventional locations, or in surprising new ways. Through our diverse programmes, OH! creates opportunities to understand and connect with the everyday on a more meaningful level.
4.8 (29 reviews)
Fluent English
Community-Based
Social Enterprise

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.8 | 29 reviews
Ashley Ho
12 Nov 2022

Really informative trip to show the other side of Singapore. For all ages to try out, only complain is the trip was too short!

Alex Liew
17 Oct 2022
Lawrence Kwok
14 Sep 2022

Was so nice! Wished it were longer!

JEN R.
06 Jun 2022

Hi Jen,
Thank you so much for your kind words - we loved the 60s and wished it was longer too. If you enjoyed the experience, keep a lookout for the upcoming one at Kampong Glam! :)

OH! Open House 31 Jul 2022

If you enjoy walking tour and captivating story telling.. this is a perfect experience for you. Me and my girl friends had so much fun! Wear comfortable shoes and outfit because it does get hot and humid

Kooswardini Wulandari
28 May 2022

Hi Kooswardini,
Thank you so much for the kind review! So glad that you enjoyed it together with your girlfriends. Kiran and Rosa's story was one that captivated us too. Hope to see you at our upcoming experience at Kampong Glam! :)

OH! Open House 31 Jul 2022

Really informative trip to show the other side of Singapore. For all ages to try out, only complain is the trip was too short!

Alex Liew
17 Oct 2022

Was so nice! Wished it were longer!

JEN R.
06 Jun 2022

Hi Jen,
Thank you so much for your kind words - we loved the 60s and wished it was longer too. If you enjoyed the experience, keep a lookout for the upcoming one at Kampong Glam! :)

OH! Open House 31 Jul 2022

If you enjoy walking tour and captivating story telling.. this is a perfect experience for you. Me and my girl friends had so much fun! Wear comfortable shoes and outfit because it does get hot and humid

Kooswardini Wulandari
28 May 2022

Hi Kooswardini,
Thank you so much for the kind review! So glad that you enjoyed it together with your girlfriends. Kiran and Rosa's story was one that captivated us too. Hope to see you at our upcoming experience at Kampong Glam! :)

OH! Open House 31 Jul 2022

Cancellation & Rescheduling

Cancellation & Rescheduling

Cancellation Policy
As OH! Open House would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.
Extenuating Circumstances Policy

In the event that one or more participants are tested positive (or suspected) for Covid-19, customers can choose to reschedule the booking to a later date (subject to availability)

In the Event of a Government Lockdown
If there is a government lockdown that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Other Policies

Other Policies

Covid Safety Guidelines

*Each session will be capped at 5 fully-vaccinated guests
*Face masks must be worn at all times, except when guests are eating or drinking

Helpful Questions from Our Community

Hi - My group is 5 adults + 2 kids. Can we still sign up for the New World's End? Can pls check? My child is 10 and 5 years old.
Hi Sarah, I'm afraid 5 years old is too young, we would recommend 16 years old for this experience
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