Wild Rice – Theatre Shows in Singapore

Wild Rice, a popular destination for theatre shows in Singapore, operates within Funan shopping mall, at 107 North Bridge Road.

Founded by Ivan Heng in 2000, the place is an internationally recognized and award-winning professional theatre company with a state-of-the-art venue.

Wild Rice Funan Mall - Theatre Shows in Singapore.

The theatre has two performance spaces, of which the main performance space, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre, features a thrust stage (inspired by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon), with a seating capacity of 358, while The Studio venue accommodates 60.

Theatre Shows in Singapore - Wild Rice.

Productions include stories of and about Singapore at both venues, aiming to entertain, inspire, challenge, and move the audience by the best that Singapore theatre can offer.

Wild Rice – Theatre Shows in Singapore – Funan Mall
107 North Bridge Road, #04-08, Funan Mall
Singapore 179105

The official Facebook brand page for Wild Rice and their range of theatre shows in Singapore is located at facebook.com/wildricesg/.

You can also follow the theatre company’s official Instagram account, which in turn is available at instagram.com/wildricesg/.

Wild Rice Brand Story

Wild Rice is a leading professional theatre company in Singapore, renowned for its innovative and thought-provoking productions that explore the complexities of human relationships, the vibrancy of Singapore’s multicultural society, and the universal themes that connect us all.

Founded in 2000 by the internationally acclaimed and award-winning theatre practitioner Ivan Heng, the theater has established itself as a driving force in Singapore’s theatre scene, consistently pushing the boundaries of storytelling and performance. The company’s mission is to provide an open forum for the shared experience of theatre, celebrating diversity, reflecting on the problems and possibilities of our times, and presenting productions that inspire, challenge, and entertain.

Wild Rice’s home at Funan, a performing arts complex in the heart of Singapore’s civic and cultural district, features Singapore’s only dedicated thrust stage, inspired by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. This intimate and dynamic stage design fosters a close connection between the audience and the actors, creating an immersive and engaging theatrical experience.

Over the years, the theater has produced a remarkable repertoire of original and adapted works, many of which have garnered critical acclaim and won numerous awards. The company’s productions have toured extensively throughout Singapore and around the world, showcasing Singapore’s vibrant theater scene to international audiences.

In addition to its mainstage productions, Wild Rice also engages in a wide range of community outreach programs, including workshops, performances for children and young people, and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion within the theatre industry. The company is committed to fostering a thriving and inclusive theater community that reflects the rich tapestry of Singaporean society.

The place’s impact on Singapore’s theater landscape and cultural identity is undeniable. The company has played a pivotal role in raising the standards of professional theater in Singapore, introducing innovative and challenging works that have captivated audiences and sparked critical discourse. Wild Rice is a beacon of creativity and innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of storytelling and performance to enrich the lives of audiences and contribute to Singapore’s vibrant cultural heritage.