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  1. Anhui Huangmei Opera Theatre

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Li Wen and Yu Shun star in the Anhui troupe's production of The Seventh Fairy Maiden (above), Jun 20; and Sun Juan, Wu Yaling and Jiang Jianguo star in its production of The Female Consort of the Princess, Jun 21. Both shows: in Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325 ...

  2. A sneak peek at revamped North Point theatre

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Cantonese opera enthusiasts will find a brighter environment and refurbished seating when the Sunbeam Theatre re-opens next month. Opera lovers feared the famous North Point theatre, founded in 1972, would close for good last month. But a last-minute rescue bid by playwright Li Kui-ming secured a new four-year lease and, instead of shutting its doors ...

  3. Guangdong Chiu Chow Opera Theatre Number One Troupe and Hong Kong Sun Hon Kwong Chiu Chow Opera Troupe

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Chinese opera troupes perform: The Meeting at Nanshan, Winning the Hand of the Top Beauty, Wu Song Killing His Sister-in-Law, Meng Jiang Nu at the Pass and Xue Rengui Returns to His Humble Abode, Jun 29, 7.30pm; and The Patriotic Lady Chai, Jun 30, 7. ...

  4. Stage set for swansong at Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan It is only a matter of time before the curtain falls on the city's only permanent Chinese Opera venue, the historic Sunbeam Theatre, the chairman of the Cantonese Opera ... off and granted the theatre a lifeline with a new three-year lease, but it came at a price- the monthly rent jumping from HK$208,000 to HK$698,000. But now, only about halfway through ...

  5. After almost half a century, the credits roll for Silver Theatre, last of the red flag cinemas

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Martin Wong, Tanna Chong

    ... a chapter in the city's movie history. Opened on September 7, 1963, the Silver Theatre in Kwun Tong closed on Thursday after 46 years, during which it showed films about the lives of local ... gathered outside the building, reading the notice and reminiscing about the theatre. 'This cinema brought me many good memories,' said a Mr Chu, who is in his late 50s and has lived ...

  6. Bid to keep Sunbeam Theatre rejected

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The government has rejected a call from legislators to preserve the Sunbeam Theatre after the new lease expires in three years. Members of Legco's home affairs panel passed a motion yesterday to call for the government to conserve the North Point theatre, Hong Kong's only privately run venue for Cantonese opera. Some legislators urged the government ...

  7. Dearth of venues 'stifling theatre boom'

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Fears for cultural awakening The arts community is worried a theatre boom that promises to provide a foundation for a self-sufficient cultural market could be snuffed out by a lack of venues long before new theatres open in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Attendances at drama shows have been soaring in recent years as live theatre attracts new fans among middle-class ...

  8. Theatre 4 All

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ten original and adapted pieces by youth performers from nine schools and organisations, including HK Youth Arts Foundation's City Sanctuary (above). In Cantonese or English. Tomorrow-Sat, 7.30pm (with two or three performances each night), Fringe Cl ...

  9. Two theatres will go if tower is shortened

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... theatre, gallery, exhibition space and two art cinemas, according to initial ideas. About 80 per cent of its area would be used for cultural purposes, with the rest possibly restaurants. The 17 ...

  10. Theatre troupe comes out of its shell

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Just as the government is busy preparing celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the handover, a theatre troupe, FM Theatre Power, will be staging its own version of 'the handover'. The Return of the Turtles is a satire on Hong Kong's brand of high-pressure education, except in Cantonese its title sounds a lot like 'the handover'. ...




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