Tickets out now for ballet’s Carlos Acosta, Hong Kong comic Jan Lamb and pop’s A-Mei
Dance veteran joined by fellow Cubans for his farewell tour; count on Lamb to shine a humorous light on some local issues, and catch A-Mei in Macau as she sings hits from her 20-year career
Carlos Acosta – A Classical Farewell
Carlos Acosta is one of the biggest names in the ballet world and his Hong Kong fans will be able to catch him in action one last time this summer. The star bids adieu to an illustrious career, and the dance world he has done so much to illuminate, on his farewell tour. Acosta, a stalwart of Britain’s
Royal Ballet who has also danced for English National Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre, will be joined by dancers from his native Cuba in performing excerpts from his repertoire.
June 30-July 2, 7.45pm, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$160-HK$520 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323
The 49-year-old rose through the ranks of the comedy and radio circuits as one half of the duo Softhard. As well as being a style icon, the local funny man’s show, in which he incorporates music, promises to raise laughs while shining a light on Hong Kong social issues. In Cantonese.
July 8-13, 8.15pm, Hong Kong Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$280-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2314 4228
A-Mei – Utopia 2016
The Taiwanese pop sensation brings her raspy vocals and meticulous showmanship across the pond to Macau next month. Expect plenty of lavish costumes, slick choreography, and, of course, classic hits from her two-decade-long career.
June 11, 8pm, The Venetian Macao, Macau, HK$380-HK$1,580 Cotai Ticketing. Inquiries: 6333 6660