The Monster in the Mirror

Produced by Gateway Arts

The Monster in the Mirror is a funny yet moving original pop musical that empowers youths and shines a light on mental health and self-love issues amidst the challenges of growing up in today’s world.

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Don’t let them see who you really are.

The wait is over! By popular demand, Gateway Arts is proud to present the Singapore and Asia premiere of The Monster in the Mirror LIVE on stage! Seen by an audience of more than 11,500, the hugely successful 2021 musical film The Monster in the Mirror received rave reviews from audiences and fellow artists alike.

Opening in May 2023 at the Gateway Theatre, this new stage production of The Monster in the Mirror is brought to life by a stellar cast including Sharon Sum, Andrea Alingalan, Estelle Fly, Sharon Mah, Ryan Ang, and Zulfiqar Izzudin. Plus an unforgettable performance by celebrity Noah Yap as the iconic Fairy God Delivery Beng, back with more glamour and more glitter! The Monster in the Mirror is a visual spectacle with toe-tapping tunes, dazzling dance numbers and theatrically magical moments. Expect to experience a rush of emotions, from side-splitting comedy to K-drama romance, to meaningful soul-searching scenes that will see you reaching for tissues.

A funny yet moving original pop musical, The Monster in the Mirror follows the journey of Jane, an average school girl navigating the stressful world of teenage politics and social media drama. She is bullied in school, scolded at home, and tormented by the self-critical voice in her head. That is, until she receives a magic mirror from a flamboyant Fairy God Delivery Beng. She peers into this mirror and finds herself face to face with someone who has been living in her head all her life—a monster. Things quickly unravel as the monster begins to overpower Jane and turn her world upside down. Will the monster take over? Or will she learn to forgive and love herself?

The Monster in the Mirror is a timely tale that empowers youths. The musical shines a light on important issues of mental health and self-love amidst the challenges of growing up in today’s world. It is a coming-of-age story—for the new age.

Make a date with your monster!
12 to 27 May 2023
Gateway Theatre

The Monster in the Mirror is a musical by Bitesize Theatre Productions, written and directed by Terrance Tan, with music by Michelle Ler and lyrics by Cheryl Chitty Tan. This musical was developed under the Gateway Arts Collective-In-Residence Programme 2020-2021.



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