We got a sneak peek at the theatre adaptation of the beloved book series Sherlock Sam by AJ Low. Here's all you need to know about the show...
Good news – fans of the beloved book series Sherlock Sam by AJ Low can watch beloved characters come alive in Sherlock Sam: The Musical running from 11 to 20 May at Capitol Theatre! Psst – be sure to score some sweet deals on the tickets as a HoneyKids Asia reader! Dream Academy has chosen the series’ second case in the series titled Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning, where the best kid detective in Singapore and his friends encounter strange moaning at Fort Canning during a school excursion. Fort Canning’s history as a war bunker and burial ground gives this adaptation a spooky climate as the friends bust a crime ring!
What’s it all about?
Is it ever a normal day at the Sherlock Sam household? Of course, not! He’s whizzing and up to something with a mystery to uncover in Fort Canning. This time, one that’s got a meaningful message about friendships and more at its core.
Sherlock Sam and his robot assistant, Watson, set out to solve a mysterious case at Fort Canning Hill in Singapore with the help of his sister Wendy and their friends, Nazhar, Jimmy and Eliza. Strange ghostly moans have been heard in the area, and the young detectives are determined to uncover the source. As they continue their investigations, they find themselves facing unexpected challenges and twists that test their detective skills. Will they be able to solve the case, or will it remain a mystery forever?
Three reasons the kids will love Sherlock Sam: The Musical
1. Interactive elements aplenty
Every show promises to be a hoot with this interactive element. Kiddos can look forward to being part of the show when Uncle Muthu calls out to them from the darkened pathways at Fort Canning or as he cleans the music room at Sherlock Sam’s school. He’s going to be asking questions, especially if the kiddos are doing their part keeping their homes clean and more. It’s fun for the littlies to feel like they are part of the action.
2. Toe-tapping tunes & dazzling dance numbers
Kiddos can be enthralled by this tight-paced musical that’s replete with the catchiest of tunes, even to capture the most critical turns of the plot. Not to mention the moves on display, even Watson, the robot assistant, struts his stuff to much delight.
3. Meaningful messages
What’s not to love about a show that’s entertaining and enlightening for kiddos? The story imparts on the importance of friendship, humility and perhaps even can reflect on ways kiddos can strive to be citizens who take active roles in their community!
PRO TIPS FOR WATCHING SHERLOCK SAM: THE MUSICAL IN SINGAPORE
- Catch a bite before the show; that said, kiddos can indulge in some light snacks during the show too!
- Make sure to bring along a jacket – it can get a little on the cold side.
- Make sure your kids are at least 3 years old to fully appreciate this theatre experience.
- Follow up on this theatre experience by picking up books from the series!
Sherlock Sam: The Musical, 75 minutes without intermission, Capitol Theatre, 11 – 20 May 2023. All info and ticket booking here.