What To Watch In April: New Movies, TV Shows And Live Performances

Our top picks for movies, TV shows and live performances in April

By Nicole-Marie Ng

Planning on catching a show in April? Here is our guide on the shows worth watching this month.


1. The Jungle Book, Apr 7

The 1967 Disney animated musical comedy just got a whole lot darker. The new movie blends live-action and CGI with an all-star voice acting cast featuring  Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson among others.


2. 10 Cloverfield Lane, Apr 7

The critically acclaimed American science fiction psychological thriller has a 90% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Certainly one to put your to-watch list.


3. The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Apr 14

The prequel to the 2012 film, Snow White and The Huntsman, The Huntsman: Winter’s War revolves around the evil Queen Ravenna and her sister Freya, the Ice Queen.


4. Hardcore Henry, Apr 14

Shot entirely in first person, the audience sees everything through the eyes of Henry, a man resurrected from the brink of death as a cybernetic super-soldier. The action film follows Henry as he tries to save his wife Estelle from kidnappers.


5. Captain America: Civil War, Apr 28

One of the most highly anticipated movies of 2016, Captain America: Civil War pits Iron Man and Captain America against each other as the government calls for more regulation on Superheroes.

To find out how to meet Chris Evans (Captain America) live in Singapore, click here.


TV Shows


6. Little Big Shots, Apr 3 on Diva

Co-created by comedians Steve Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres, Little Big Shots is an American children’s talent show that features young musicians, singers, and dancers. Be dazzled by the acts these young talents can produce!


7. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, Apr 4 on BBC First

BBC Worldwide Asia and StarHub have teamed up to launch BBC First (StarHub TV Channel 522) in Singapore. BBC First will house premium and original dramas from the BBC including critically acclaimed dramas Sherlock and War and Peace.

Unlike the regular Sherlock series, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride is set in 1895. The period piece follows Sherlock and Watson as they try to solve the death of a bride whose ghost is prowling the streets seeking revenge.


8. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Apr 15 on Netflix

Follow the adventures of Kimmy as she comes to discover the world after being locked up by a doomsday cultist for 15 years. The first season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards including the award for Outstandng Comedy Series.



9. Game of Thrones, 25 Apr on HBO (StarHub TV Channel 601)

One of the most highly anticipated season premieres of the year, catch Game of Thrones at the same time as the U.S. at 9am on HBO. There will also be a primetime encore at 9pm.




10. Silicon Valley

Following the premiere of Game of Thrones is geeky comedy Silicone Valley. See what the gang gets up to this season as they try to turn their app idea into a multi-million dollar company.



Live Performances


11. Blue Man Group, Mar 29 to Apr 23

For the first time in Singapore, Blue Man Group is a global phenomenon that will blow audiences away. An energetic mix of comedy, theatre, rock and dance in one.

Tickets available here.


12. Il Divo Amor & Pasion Tour 2016, Apr 4

For one night only, sway to the music of your favourite love songs as the rich and velvety voices of Il Divo fill the air.

Tickets available here.


13. The Hummingbird, Apr 6 to Apr 9

A gripping play about faith, gender, and politics, The Hummingbird is a commissioned work by National Arts Council Young Artist Award recipient Zizi Azah. The play will be performed by  BA(Hons) Acting Level 3 students of Lasalle as their graduation production.

Tickets available here.


14. The Rainbow Fish

Fun for the whole family,  follow the adventures of the most beautiful fish in the entire ocean. Based on Marcus Pfister’s award winning storybook, I Theatre presents this marvellous hit musical once again.

Tickets available here.


15. Madagascar Live

Catch your favourite Madagascar characters like Marty and Alex in a live theatrical show based on the blockbuster DreamWorks Animation franchise. Have fun and laugh along to the antics the escaped zoo animals get up.

Tickets available here.