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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Home is where the art is in any cultural centre

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Gordon

    ... cultural life, the reference is usually to the theatres, concert halls and museums rather than to the source of their content. It is, however, hard to think of a major cultural centre ... sign of economic difficulties. New York and London's catchment area for cultural talent is, of course, considerably larger than the metropolises themselves: the bright lights of Broadway ...

  4. A song for all seasons

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... It takes dedication and passion to bring a Broadway classic to life. Andrew Sun joins the Hong Kong Singers between rehearsals IT'S THE EASTER long weekend, but the cast of the Hong ... Broadway classic- for no pay. Somehow, year after year, the Hong Kong Singers finds similarly enthusiastic people for its all-singing, all-dancing shows. The group is Hong Kong's oldest ...

  5. Doctors owe the public for their years of training

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... international travellers would come to Hong Kong just for the performing arts. There are 14 theatres around Shaftesbury Avenue in London, and Broadway, in New York, is another theatreland. Hong ... qualifications, simply because their training has been funded with public money. DR JOSEPH LEE, Ap Lei Chau Not quite Broadway Your correspondent Jo McBride ('Numbers, please', March 25) seeks ...

  6. Ambitious arts project gets down to business

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and theatres - all under the world's biggest roof designed by Sir Norman Foster - is nothing if not ambitious. But perhaps the most ambitious part of the project was revealed by Chief Secretary ... of their activities. Nor is the staging of pop concerts, classic operas or Shakespearean plays, or bringing hit Broadway shows to Hong Kong. The arts are not known for their money-spinning potential. Many ...

  7. Pushing freedoms beyond limits

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... injustice in society. All of this happens in a musical called Beyond the Horizon 2, which is performed by local theatre group FM Theatre Power. They will stage the show at HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity tomorrow. Founded in 2000, FM Theatre Power was inspired by the 'follow-your-dream' spirit and songs of Hong Kong rock band Beyond. Its debut piece in 2003, Beyond the Horizon 1, ...

  8. Teenage dropouts' dramatic diversion

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Getting young school dropouts interested in the works of Anton Chekhov might seem a tall order, but a theatre group has done just that, allowing ... at the association's Mong Kok centre for the elderly. They performed a play that calls for rapid changes in emotions. Chan Hung, a former school principal who leads the theatre project, wrote the script based ...

  9. Scene and heard

    Posted Feb 20th 2007, 12:00am by Jessica Caplan

    ... A mini-boom in Hong Kong theatre is attracting the likes of Canadian-born director Robert Tsonos. Is the city on a roll, or is it just a stage we're going through, asks Jessica Caplan TOKYO-BASED Canadian actor, director and playwright Robert Tsonos was doing just fine with his company, Sometimes Y Theatre, staging up to four productions a year. But after four years, a desire ...

  10. 18 groups share HK$39m fund to foster creativity

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Space, Premiere Performances of Hong Kong, Shakespeare4All Company, Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio, Windmill Grass Theatre Company, Wuji Ensemble, and Yat Po Singers. Project grant recipients are: Arts with the Disabled Association of Hong Kong, Asia Art Archive, Edward Lam Dance Theatre, Fotanian, Hong Kong Arts Administrators' Association, Lumenvisum Company, On and On Theatre ...




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