Theaters on the Bay, Singapore is located along the waterfront of Marina Bay. Spread across six hectares of land, the Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay is near the mouth of Singapore River, one of the main Singapore attractions.
The biggest arts center of Singapore, Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay was opened in October 2002. The cost of construction amounted to SGD 1 billion.
Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay, Singapore is an excellent work of architecture. There are unadorned glass cases shaded by a cladding of aluminum over the theaters. This design resembles a tropical fruit called Durian. Hence, the Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay is colloquially referred to as ‘the Durian’.
The Esplanade is a center of performing arts that provides world-class facilities for various art-related shows. The place houses a 1,600-seater concert hall and a theater capable of seating 2,000 people.
The Concert Hall of Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay, Singapore has witnessed shows by many celebrated artistes of the world. Elegantly designed and stupendously decorated, it features world-class acoustics, making it a hot favorite for concerts and recitals.
The main theater of Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay, Singapore resembles a traditional opera house of Europe. It also houses Singapore’s largest performing stage and a 30-meter high fly tower.
The library of The Esplanade is Singapore’s first public library meant for art lovers. It is located on the third floor of the building.
The Esplanade also has various meeting venues, outdoor performing centers, retail outlets and eateries. Many popular hotels of Singapore are located in the vicinity.
You cannot afford to miss out on catching a movie, concert or play at the Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay during your Singapore tour.
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