What's On

PUBLISHED : Friday, 03 December, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 03 December, 2004, 12:00am


The Scrooge is a special Christmas show presented by Uncle Dave.

The play is a hilarious adaptation of the classic tale A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It will be staged at Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House, in Central on December 11 and 12, at 11.30am, with a matinee at 2.30pm on the second day.

The story is about the miserable miser Ebenezer Scrooge. He refuses to give his busy, overworked staff a Christmas holiday.

On a cold and lonely Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by three funny ghosts who teach him the true spirit of Christmas and turn him into a happy, generous person.

Tickets cost $150 in advance from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288, or $180 at the door. A buffet lunch of pizza, sandwiches and soft drinks are included.


Local theatre group TNT Theatre will present a Cantonese version of Broadway musical Man of

La Mancha.

Written by Dale Wasserman, the musical enjoyed phenomenal success when it premiered in 1965 and within three years recorded a huge 2,328 performances. The musical re-enacts the classic story of Don Quixote of La Mancha, who falls in love with the fair maiden Aldonza.

The show will be staged today and tomorrow at 7.30pm and on Sunday at 2.30pm in Hong Kong City Hall's Theatre. Tickets cost $140 and $90 (half-price for students) and are available from Urbtix on 2734 9009.


Nine films by renowned director Mizoguchi Kenji (1898-1956) will be shown from today to December 18 at the Hong Kong Film Archive and the Hong Kong Science Museum.

Mizoguchi is famous for his tender, beautiful films about heartbroken women and their unrelenting search for love.

Tickets cost $50 for adults and $25 for students and are available at Urbtix.