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  1. Theatre director publishes his reflections on Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Outspoken theatre director Edward Lam Yik-wah has released a four-book series, Waiting for Hong Kong, to express his opinions on his hometown. Dedicated to entertainment, youth, women and culture, the series is a collection of Lam's newspaper and magazine columns. Lam is well-known for his popular political comedy theatre series, East Wing West Wing, which he has ...

  2. Creating characters through contrast

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Roger Pope It is a common technique for a writer to create characters by using contrast. That is one of George Eliot's techniques in the novel Silas Marner, in which Squire Cass has two sons of contrasting personalities. She then goes on to create a ...

  3. Reelity bites

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Theatre du Pif is paying homage to Irish playwright Samuel Beckett by staging three of his visually striking works, writes Clarence Tsui NEVER BEFORE has the instruction 'walking through a play' been taken more literally. Minutes into the rehearsal, the expressionless actors from Theatre du Pif are still marching monotonously around an imaginary square. ...

  4. Two Pease in a pod

    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... Barbara and Allan Pease have made their names dishing out advice to the lovelorn and weary. Tara Jenkins discovers their recipe for a successful relationship BARBARA PEASE HAS very white, very even teeth. You can't fail to notice them, because she� ...

  5. HK culture week begins on a high note

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region's artists to the mainland's financial capital. Last night's performance of western opera in the Shanghai Grand Theatre marked the beginning of Hong Kong Culture Week, which ... and the Shanghai Grand Theatre, which is celebrating its sixth anniversary. Dr Chen said the event could help to increase the transfer of resources, technology and talent between the two cities. Betty Tung ...

  6. What's On

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAGE PERFORMANCE Local theatre group Chung Ying Theatre Company will stage One of the Lucky Ones from tomorrow to April 30 at Hong Kong City Hall theatre. The stage production revolves ... College drama students will stage Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey at 7.45pm from tomorrow to Saturday at the Fringe Club's Studio Theatre. The drama centres around an adolescent ...

  7. What's On

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CREATIVE THEATRE Led by innovative director Eugenio Barba, the Ordin Theatre will stage Skeleton of the Whale from tomorrow until Sunday at 8pm. Barba is one of the leading figures of 20th century theatre. His company is well-known for its work in the field of theatre education, with emphasis on controlled movements and dialogue. The Skeleton of the Whale was inspired by Franz ...

  8. A play on worlds

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... A new version of Hamlet merges local and expatriate theatre to help mainland students, writes Clare Tyrrell HAMLET IS ABOUT to hit Hong Kong, with a novel mix of leather jackets, New Territories anarchists, rock'n'roll music and multi-racial families. Organised by Theatre Action, a group that has promoted transcultural and politically critical theatre here since 1997, ...

  9. What's On

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by alternative composer Kung Chi-shing and a poetry reading by film/theatre critic Lo Wai-luk. The show will be staged tomorrow at 9.30pm at Fringe Club's O2 Theatre. Tickets at $99 (adults) and $80 ... Theatre's season. The play was written by Kung Shangren in the 17th century (Ming Dynasty). Set in a time of turmoil, the story is about a young man named Hou Chaozong who marries the beautiful ...

  10. Snakes are alive for Wong

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Susan Sprengeler

    ... He has enlisted experienced theatre artists Ken Kwan Chung-yeung and Daniel Yeung Chun-kwong as the director and choreographer. 'It's something I've wanted to do since I entered this industry,' said Wong, who was active in theatre production when he was studying at the University of Hong Kong. 'But being an artist in Hong Kong, there were not many ...




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