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  1. Fashion and comedy on theatre's bill

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... open. The refurbished Sunbeam Theatre reopened yesterday, three months after it was saved at the last minute from permanent closure by opera writer Li Kui-ming. Li said the theatre was fully ... and celebrated Cantonese opera actress Hung Sin-nui were among the fans and performers who packed the theatre yesterday for its official reopening. Hung, 88, travelled from her home in Guangzhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001622/fashion-and-comedy-theatres-bill
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997876/sneak-peek-revamped-north-point-theatre
  3. Artist's mixture of ancient and modern for theatre

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kowloon Cultural District when its bamboo theatre opens over the Lunar New Year holiday. The relief depicts a faa daan- the lead female character in a Cantonese opera performance- striking ... floral plaques are among the works commissioned for the Bamboo Theatre Exhibition, the first visual art showcase curated by the M+ team, the forerunner of West Kowloon's Museum for Visual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988566/artists-mixture-ancient-and-modern-theatre
  4. Theatre's closing a good time to give art form a facelift, say Cantonese opera performers

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... audience base. The Sunbeam Theatre in North Point where most large-scale Cantonese opera productions are held is closing early next year and performers will not have a regular place to perform ... the lack of venues in which to perform. Veteran performer Leung Hon-wai, a member of the Cantonese Opera Advisory Committee, called the period between the closure of the Sunbeam Theatre in January ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653082/theatres-closing-good-time-give-art-form-facelift-say-cantonese-opera-performers
  5. Love with No Heading

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Love with No Heading FM Theatre Power City Hall Theatre Reviewed: August 13 For those who may be interested: All the actors who appear in this production did so for free; FM Theatre Power, an independent professional theatre company, doesn't make much money, if any; It specialises in 'people's theatre' and has performed many times in Mong Kok; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512318/love-no-heading
  6. sound bites

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With No Heading is about? FM Theatre Power actor Fung Sai-kuen: 'With this drama, we want to share and discuss love with the audience. We'll be adopting the 'theatre sport' technique ... the romance. In one sketch, for instance, we'll tell a love story through a Canto-pop medley; in another we'll use Cantonese opera music. 'One important aspect of theatre sport is to get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511225/sound-bites
  7. 'Broadway of Asia' aiming high

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Sunbeam Theatre, Hong Kong's leading Cantonese opera venue for 40 years, will reopen next month in a new guise that its operators hope will turn it into the 'Broadway of the East'. As well as Chinese opera, the North Point theatre - saved from closure at the last minute when opera writer Li Kui-ming signed a four-year lease in February - will stage concerts and plays ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998613/broadway-asia-aiming-high
  8. Cantonese opera in tasting portions

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The rejuvenated Yau Ma Tei Theatre will stage short Cantonese operas to entertain tourists new to the art form and full-length ones performed by budding stars ... Services Department into a 300-seat theatre devoted to producing new blood for the opera stage. The Chinese Artists Association, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's partner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998411/cantonese-opera-tasting-portions
  9. The Majestic Stage

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story of classic Cantonese opera theatres told through photographs (including the stage of the Tai Ping Theatre in 1909, above), architectural plans and models. Daily, 10am-6pm, (Sun until 7pm), closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends May 18 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658943/majestic-stage
  10. A day at the opera

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre, a Lunar New Year series of Cantonese opera performances, with complementary art exhibits and movies, is the first cultural event organised by the West ... performers in Hong Kong street scenes- are shown here. The West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre is taking place at the junction of Austin Road West and Canton Road, on the site of the WKCD's planned Xiqu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990755/day-opera

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