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  1. The Curtain rises

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair If Hong Kong were a grand theatre, Hollywood Road would be the main stage. The area is home to some of the most vibrant street theatre in the city- from little old ladies pushing trolleys laden with rubbish to executives conducting impromptu meetings on mobile phones. What better location then to open a theatre cafe. Perched one storey above Hollywood Road, where ...

  2. Aspiring stars invited to sign up for Broadway Idol

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... up for Broadway Idol, a musical-theatre singing competition. Preliminary heats will be held at the Fringe Club between September 10 and 12, and then a big show for the 12 final contestants will be staged at the Arts Centre's Shouson Theatre on September 15. Singers will have to perform tunes from Broadway or off-Broadway shows and their efforts will be judged by the audience ...

  3. English musical flair

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... coach Sarah Yeung, while Mohamed Drissi, chairman of the Hong Kong Musical Theatre Federation, oversaw the whole production. Broadway Express is a kaleidoscopic musical theatre featuring ... To Middle School and five boys from Tang King Po School performed in Broadway Express on February 3 and 4, at the Jockey Club Auditorium of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The programme ...

  4. Steps to heaven

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Composer Leon Ko is exploring uncharted territory with a new dance collaboration and a Broadway musical, writes Kevin Kwong Leon Ko Sai-tseung stays where his music doesn't- in the background. Despite having penned a Canto-pop hit in secondary school, winning numerous music awards, and with a Broadway musical in the works, the composer avoids celebrity. It's away from ...

  5. Musical cast members take stage for Company

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. For director Clare Stearns, nobody in musical theatre comes close to Stephen Sondheim. 'As far as I am concerned, he is the Shakespeare of musicals.' That's how strongly the Hong Kong-based director feels about her new version of Sondheim's show Company starting tonight at the Fringe Club. ...

  6. West End musicals to premiere in Chinese

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese cast, and the show will tour the mainland after its Beijing run. The musical will be staged next to Tiananmen Square at the National Grand Theatre, a controversial signature building ...

  7. All the world's a stage, and this guy wants to right the music

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Mohamed Drissi has established a school to nurture the neglected art of musical theatre, writes Kevin Kwong The way Mohamed Drissi sees it, musical theatre should be a combination ... Theatre Federation chairman and former Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) senior lecturer. 'Most of the time, the director isn't trained in musicals and has no experience ...

  8. Hit woman Paige was born for the stage

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... internationally as the First Lady of Music Theatre. 'I'd been performing in the West End for 10 years before I became well known, but the media attention for Evita was enormous and unexpected- ... of the show. We were all thrilled.' The hits have continued over the years, too, through Lloyd Webber's Cats, top 10 albums including Love Hurts, and on to Broadway with Sunset Boulevard ...

  9. What's On

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Black Sheep sculpture. The exhibition, which ends on September 16, is being held from 10am to 10pm daily. For more information, visit www.wunyingcollection.com/ SINGING CONTEST WITH A BROADWAY TWIST Twelve finalists will be vying to win a trip to the overseas musical of their choice at a singing competition at Shouson Theatre on September 15. The show starts at 8pm. Performers ...

  10. The horns of a moral dilemma

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Being able to shock audiences these days is rare, but Canadian director Robert Tsonos thinks he's found a way. Hong Kong's theatre-goers will have the chance ... depiction of infidelity. Albee had courted controversy with Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which opened on Broadway in 1962, about a couple verbally tearing each other apart in public ...




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