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  1. Home theatre is new star of the show

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... Carolyn Ong If you want a real home theatre system that will blow your friends away, think projection. An LCD or a plasma television is nice, but even a 50-inch screen is not quite ... the picture quality. If you have had some experience setting up home theatre projectors, you will know that not all are easy to set up. The weakness in DLP projectors is usually the black levels ...

  2. 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. ... Performing Arts Theatre, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, lighting and sound systems. ...

  3. Semrick learns to solve a problem like Maria

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... For Jennifer Semrick and Jim Ballad, playing mother and father to seven children doesn't end once they get off stage. 'I do feel like a second mum sometimes,' says Semrick, who has been playing the role of Maria in The Sound of Music for mo ...

  4. Life with The Sound of Music

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For most youngsters, learning takes place in the classroom. But the youthful cast from the stage production of The Sound of Music lead a different life- the theatre is their classroom ... is playing Gretl during the Hong Kong leg of the tour. Ashley said performing in theatre is fun because every show is different. 'The audiences are different. Once, my tooth fell off onstage ...

  5. Lights go out at a cinematic landmark

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The lights went out at one of Hong Kong's oldest cinemas last night when the Lee Theatre in Causeway Bay screened its final show. The cinema, which had been operating ... restaurant complex. Newport began running the business after the theatre was converted into the Lee Theatre Plaza shopping mall, with the cinema being substantially reduced in size. Attendances have ...

  6. New twist for Spartacus

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Edited by Robin Kwong Ballet connoisseurs and dance lovers flocked to a cocktail reception at Sha Tin Town Hall recently for the opening performance of Spartacus. About 100 guests enjoyed wine and canapes at the reception, which took place during the firs ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Government film venues behind in digital revolution, says festival boss

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... International Film Festival, fewer than 20 titles arrived in the traditional 35mm format. Only three government venues- the Cultural Centre Grand Theatre, the Space Museum and the Hong Kong Film ... getting the chance to see some films will be reduced from last year, due to the smaller capacity at commercial cinemas, such as the Grand Cinema at Kowloon Station and UA theatres at Cityplaza, ...

  8. Lifestyle - ENTERTAINMENT

    Now showing at a cinema near you- if you're lucky

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com With movie-goers in Hong Kong vying for fewer seats than their Asian neighbours, one trade group is pushing for a theatre in every district Now showing ... that there is at least one in each district- from the Hong Kong Theatres Association. The association made the call ahead of the Entertainment Expo, the annual industry event which opens today. There are 5,708 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Postcard: Mumbai

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... of these theatres are landmarks that lend their names to the area in which they are located. Unfortunately, many others have been earmarked for demolition, to make way for a more commercially viable property or a modern multi-screen theatre. Multiplexes are just over a decade old in Mumbai, but they have replaced single-screen cinemas with astonishing speed: more than 50 such cinemas ...

  10. Les Miz on stage

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... The Chung Ying Theatre Company presents a new interpretation of the tale of social injustice, writes Lilian Goh Peter Jordan and the Chung Ying Theatre Company have a tough act to follow. ... and has been touring the world ever since. Mr Jordan says that while the Chung Ying Theatre presentation has music, it is a drama adapted by British writer Jonathan Holloway from Hugo's epic ...




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