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  1. Teenage kicks

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung Theatre Noir artistic director William Yip fell in love at first listen with songs from the musical 13 about two years ago. 'My favourite is A Little More Home-work. ... for all of us?' Yip says. This universal truth is what convinced Yip to bring English and Cantonese versions of the Broadway musical to Hong Kong. Opening night is this Friday. The musical ...

  2. Putting It Together

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Golden Voice Entertainment Fringe Theatre Feb 22-26, 8pm Putting It Together is a revue based on works by American composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim. It premiered in London in 1992 and features tunes from some of his most popular musicals, including Follies, A Little Night Music and Sweeney Todd. Michael Sharmon, artistic director of Golden Voice Entertainment, says: ...

  3. HK-born actress scores a first on Broadway

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hwang's critically acclaimed new play Chinglish, which opened in Chicago in June, will reprise her role on Broadway next month. She will be the first Hong Kong-born stage actress to get top ... and, as far as debuts go and this being a Broadway debut, it's amazing.' Previews begin on October 11 and the opening is set for October 27. Directed by Leigh Silverman, Chinglish ...

  4. Best Thesps

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is the group planning for next year? a. visit America b. the production of a big Broadway musical c. a trip to a theatre in town 12 What is 'Broadway'? a. a popular American drama b. ... Exercises by John Millen Jodie, the secretary of Best Thesps amateur theatre company, is talking to Penny, who is interested in joining the group. Listen to their conversation ...

  5. The sound of music on stage

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Students from the Theatre Arts Club at YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College performed Meredith Willson's Broadway musical The Music Man. Two junior reporters attended the event. Dhruv ... a hit on Broadway in 1957 and went on to have 1,300 performances. It won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and a Grammy Award for Best Original Cast Album. The Music Man is set in River ...

  6. Lloyd Webber's the Superstar as celebration of his music attracts some of city's coolest Cats

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin The Hong Kong premiere of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber in Wan Chai drew rapturous applause from a packed crowd. Tim McFarlane, managing director of musical organiser Really Useful Company, disclosed on Wednesday night that the project had been ...

  7. When art is a frisky business

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Steven Sater. It has won multiple awards and been staged on Broadway, as a touring musical in Britain and at the Edinburgh Festival. The foundation is bringing it to Hong Kong for the first time. Interestingly, the 35 performers are about the same age as the 19th century teenage characters they will play. The youngest is 14. In the Broadway version, the performers were in their early 20s. Megan ...

  8. The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... tunes. Responsible for decades of West End musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Starlight Express and Evita, Lloyd Webber is an institution of the theatre. He was knighted in 1992 and raised to the peerage in 1997, so he may now be addressed as the Right Honourable Lord Lloyd-Webber. But the wait to see each of his shows arrive in Hong Kong theatres would be a long one, which ...

  9. It's showtime, folks

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Les Miserables. Captain von Trapp is played by Audie Gemora (pictured), who is known as the king of Philippine theatre and has performed major roles on Broadway and in the West End. ... by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It was first staged on Broadway in 1959 and had 1,443 performances before premiering in London in 1961. In 1965, it was made into a film that starred ...

  10. Acceptance on stage

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Leon Lee The news From today until Saturday, the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation (YAF) will perform their production of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. Set in late 19th-century ... and received rave reviews on Broadway. The show went on to win eight Tony Awards in 2007 and stayed on Broadway until 2009. This will be the first production of the show in Hong Kong. Spring Awakening ...




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