The House of Curiosities is an event featuring performance, activities and more. Based on the storyline of The Mechanical Heart, it is a story of adventure, curious man-made machines and the wonderful capacity of the human mind and spirit to discover and invent. Professor Chambers is a celebrated explorer and inventor. With his son Christopher, he builds a time machine that takes them on an expedition to find crystal caves in the subterranean depths. On the journey back, a monstrous octopus attacks them, injures Christopher and escapes. The devious octopus is a man-made contraption, but who is behind it? Find out more in this exhilarating performance.
Parade and Performance
The performance begins with a fantastical parade, with steampunk creations on wheels making an explosive entrance. Get ready to be mesmerised by oversized inventions, larger-than-life gadgets and gizmos, as well as outlandish creations inspired by neo-Victorian fashion and art.
Head back to the main stage after the parade and watch the tale of The Mechanical Heart come alive through an exciting and engaging performance by an ensemble of eight actors.
Curiosity killed the cat and satisfaction brought it back
Feeling fascinated by the steampunk genre? Check out the Inventors Tents and participate in some hands-on invention. Get your creative juices flowing and construct your own awesome steampunk accessories as memorabilia! Or simply relax at the Steampunk Tea Party before the rousing final performance.
The Mechanical Heart Fashion Extravaganza
End the night with a magic and fashion extravaganza! After a magic show, the cast of The Mechanical Heart returns as fashion models. Watch them strut in a steampunk-inspired collection. What’s more, three bold audience members will be invited on stage to be instant designers. Get a chance to select your model, dress them up on the spot and earn the title of steampunk fashion designer of the year. This entertaining and interactive finale recreates the setting of a fashion runway, with cast members as the hosts and models of the event.
About Sweet Tooth by Cake
Sweet Tooth is the community and outreach branch of Cake Theatrical Productions, a contemporary performance company. Sweet Tooth by Cake creates and curates plays, performances, workshops, events and fun-filled experiences made specially for our youths and communities. Celebrating stories, the wonders of the imagination and the spirit of creativity in every person, Sweet Tooth reaches out anywhere and everywhere, bringing the arts into the spaces and places where anyone and everyone can gather for a special artistic encounter that could be just around the corner, or a surprising journey or a boundless adventure of self-discovery and expression.
Free admission for children below the age of 24 months.
In the event of wet weather and the show is cancelled, the audience may choose a show from other time slots available. No refunds will be given.
*Students (full time, with valid student pass issued by enrolled institution), senior citizen (60yrs and above, with valid identity pass showing proof of age), NSF (with valid 11B pass).