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13 Jan 2005

lee yu-wen

Fridae chats with Lee Yu-Wen of Spring Singing, an exhilarating song and dance production, which runs at the Alliance Francaise in Singapore from Jan 14 to 22.

Produced by Toy Factory, audiences can expect an energetic performance by a cast of seven talented young men (top pic)- including Lee Yu-Wen as well as a Singapore Idol finalist and Channel U's Next Big Thing finalist - belting out a range of songs from the 60s to present, from Pop to Disco to R & B.

Cast member Lee Yu-Wen who also bagged a gold medal in bowling at the Asian Games in 2002.
The 25-year-old national bowler, who won a gold medal at the Asian Games in 2002, shares what inspires him and more.

æ: What's your "look"?
Yu-Wen: I guess I've the sporty look =)

æ: What are you currently occupied with?
Yu-Wen: Basically, I've been occupied with lots of rehearsals for Spring Singing which starts on Friday, Jan 14.

æ: What inspires you?
Yu-Wen: Encouragement from family and friends.

æ: What is your earliest childhood memory?
Yu-Wen: Gone missing in a shopping center.

æ: What is the achievement you are most proud of?
Yu-Wen: Winning a gold medal (in bowling) for Singapore at the Asian Games in 2002!

æ: If you could do it all over again, what would you change?
Yu-Wen: I would love to go back to school and study harder.

æ: How do you spend your Sundays?
Yu-Wen: Love to relax myself in a mahjong room.

æ: Tell us one of your fantasies?
Yu-Wen: To be the best in bowling and singing, not just in Singapore but Asia.

æ: What about yourself would you like to change the most?
Yu-Wen: My height to be at least 175cm as I am only 168cm.

æ: What was the most important thing that happened to you in the last 12 months?
Yu-Wen: Getting back in peak form in my sporting career.

æ: What do you think is important in a relationship?
Yu-Wen: Trust, communication and understanding.

æ: What turns you on?
Yu-Wen: Great music with great lyrics.

æ: What is your vision for the gay community?
Yu-Wen: For the gay community to bring in more PINK dollars and further boost the country's economy.

æ: Who would your dream date be if you were straight (if you are gay), or gay (if you are straight) for a day?
Yu-Wen: If I was a straight guy I would date Zhang Min she's an old time Hong Kong actress with very sharp features.

æ: Tell us something even your mother doesn't know.
Yu-Wen: She doesn't know that I spent about 10k on the modification of my first car.

Spring Singing
Director: Jeremiah Choy
Music Director: Elaine Chan
Cast: Hatta Said, John Chia, Lee Yu-Wen, Luke Kwek, Ridz, Mohd Haizad and Zachary Goh
Date/ Time: 14-16 Jan, 19-22 Jan 2005/ 8pm
Matinee Shows on 15, 16, 22 Jan 2005, 3pm
Duration: 75 minutes
Venue: AGF Theatre, Alliance Francaise, 1 Sarkies Road, Singapore 258130
Price: $28
Discounts: $26 Students, NS men, Senior Citizens; 20% discount for purchase of 10 tickets and above; 15% for Fridae.com members (mention password: Happy Spring). Prices exclude $1 ticket handling fee.
Book tickets by calling Toy Factory @ 6222 1526 during office hours (Mondays to Fridays, 10am - 6pm) or email toyfactory@pacific.net.sg.


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