Flipside 2023: Famous Puppet Death Scenes

Organised by: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
Performed by: The Old Trout Puppet Workshop (Canada)
  • Date:
    2 - 4 Jun 2023
  • Time:
    2 Jun, Fri: 8:00pm
    3 Jun, Sat: 4:30pm & 8:00pm
    4 Jun, Sun: 4:30pm
  • Duration:
    1h 10min
  • Venue:
    Esplanade Theatre Studio
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  • Admission:
    Standard - $38
    Students, NSFs, Seniors & PWDs (Limited) - $30

    Esplanade&Me Specials
    Black & White: 15% savings
    Discover: 10% savings (Limited tickets)

  • Advisory:
    Admission age 14 & above. Advisory 16: Mature content, including depictions of puppet nudity, suicide and violence


"Visually stunning and endlessly entertaining."
– The L.A. Times

"Brilliant, sublime and often hilarious... sheer visual poetry... engages an audience like few productions I've ever seen...."
– Monday Magazine, Victoria

Behold—the eternal masterwork of puppetry for adults finally comes to Singapore! Now's your chance to willingly witness a heart-wrenching parade of theatrical demises by The Old Trout Puppet Workshop that will severely exacerbate your fear of death.

Shot through with humour and pathos, Famous Puppet Death Scenes forces us to confront our own thoughts and fears on mortality. Come immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind performance that delves deep into the human psyche through theatrical puppetry for adults.

Warning: The show contains stage fog, strobe lighting, abrupt noises, unnecessary cruelty to inanimate objects, and hot, hot puppet nudity. Not recommended for the emotionally fragile. Please weep uncontrollably only into the buckets provided. Only darkness awaits.

Flipside 2023: Famous Puppet Death Scenes