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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Peking opera master Mei Baojiu returns to Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... will be stepping onto the stage there again this week. Mei Baojiu, 78, and his Peking Opera Troupe are staging six shows in the Sunbeam Theatre in North Point, the first being held last night. Mei, who now seldom performs, will take part in the last four shows from Friday, including the well-known opera, The Return of the Phoenix to the Nest. "Sunbeam Theatre is a place very familiar to me, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - THEATRE

    Canton Diva: opera/rap crossover to light up Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... a Cantonese opera playwright, invited stage veteran Jim Chim Sui-man, best known for his comedy shows, to create an unconventional piece for the newly refurbished Sunbeam Theatre. Li rescued ... adding that he was glad to do a show that celebrated Cantonese culture. "Cantonese opera is our cultural heritage," he said "Doing this project at the Sunbeam Theatre is more ...

  3. Ray of hope for Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Just as the stage doors are ready to close at the historic Sunbeam Theatre, there is a glimmer of hope that the centre for Cantonese opera in North ... was extremely private. Yuen said Li, who is also a famous fung shui master and philanthropist, had been hoping to keep the Sunbeam Theatre alive and was proposing to offer HK$1 million rent per month. ...

  4. Location, location, location- Joyce strikes again with fashion preview at Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... North Point's home of Cantonese opera, the Sunbeam Theatre, was rented for the two-day fashion preview last week. Racks of clothes from such brands as Lanvin, Alexander Wang and Neil ...

  5. Plan to revamp community hall should Sunbeam Theatre close

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A community hall with upgraded facilities, instead of a purpose-built theatre, would be able to cater for lovers of Cantonese opera in North Point if Sunbeam Theatre closes, ... be expanded to accommodate the shows if the Sunbeam Theatre closed. The Sunbeam Theatre faces closure because of a drastic rent rise, but the government is in a deal with its owner to keep the venue ...

  6. Sunbeam Theatre deal confirmed

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Home Affairs Bureau has confirmed that the landlord of the Sunbeam Theatre, a popular venue for Cantonese opera in North Point, has agreed to extend the tenancy for three years. The renewal is expected to allow sufficient time for opera troupes to migrate smoothly to other performance venues such as the Ko Shan Theatre and the West Kowloon Cultural District. ...

  7. Slim hope for Sunbeam Theatre lease extension

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The government still hopes the Sunbeam Theatre, Hong Kong's hub for Cantonese opera, will keep running even though the chance that its landlord will extend the lease ... the panel that the landlord and Sunbeam Theatre had not yet reached an agreement over the North Point premises, 'but we hope that they can continue negotiations'. The theatre's lease ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEMORIAL

    Hung Sin-nui fans pay respect to late star at Sunbeam Theatre memorial

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:49pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Sunbeam Theatre. Devoid of special rituals or celebrities, the memorial hall had a simple atmosphere filled with a solemn air and quietness. Fans filled the theatre and bowed, offered flowers ... as a heavy blow. She died on December 8 at the age of 88, reportedly of a heart attack. The historic Sunbeam Theatre, the only permanent Cantonese opera theatre in the city, is holding a two-day ...

  9. Deal keeps Sunbeam Theatre open

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau and Vivienne Chow The show will go on at the Sunbeam Theatre, at least for the next four years. A last-minute deal between the landlord and a new tenant saved ... and new toilet facilities will be installed. 'We want to make sure that when people step into the Sunbeam Theatre, they feel this is a better place,' Li said. He received a phone call ...

  10. Reprieve hope for Sunbeam Theatre

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The Sunbeam Theatre, the only venue for Cantonese opera in Hong Kong, could be saved from closure this month as its landlord considers reversing his decision to force it to leave ... of Toyo Mall, which owns the property, had promised he would allow the theatre to remain. Mr Wong said yesterday that Mr Law had agreed to his request when they met last Sunday. 'I told him ...




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