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Evening Standard Award for Best Play


HK Theatre Association Until Sat, 7.45pm, also Sat, 3pm McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Thursday, 15 April, 2010, 12:00am



Hong Kong Players

Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre

Reviewed: Sept 16

22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am


Arcadia Orpheus Theatre McAulay Theatre, HK Arts Centre Reviewed: May 9, 2.30pm

12 May 2009 - 12:00am


Orpheus Theatre presents the Tom Stoppard detective story about a group of scholars who try to find out what took place in a stately home 180 years earlier. Starring (from left) James Smith and Camille Ahern. In English. Today-Sat, 7.30pm, also Sat-May 10, 2.30pm, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$220 Urbtix.

5 May 2009 - 12:00am



Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Reviewed: Mar 28

During its six-year run until 2002 in London's West End, this dark comedy by French playwright Yasmina Reza had a host of celebrities in its cast, including Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay and Ken Stott.

3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

The physics of getting physical

Benjamin Gagnon's arrogant literature academic clashes intellectual swords with his novelist nemesis, played by classmate Kelly Belchere (above).

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Hair-raising talent

Dressed in red velvet and grey wigs, 250 children are led through works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Maritime Square in Tsing Yi yesterday to celebrate the composer's 250th birthday. Among those attending were Austrian consul-general Maria Moya-Gotsch and representatives of the Austrian government.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

A drama that tickles, disturbs and moves

The History Boys

National Theatre of Britain

Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Until Saturday

As a Hong Kong Arts Festival highlight that quickly sold out, this National Theatre of Britain production certainly did not disappoint.

16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am


Benefactors, (in Cantonese), Exploration Theatre, City Hall, September 11 This is not a theatre production you would want to see after a long day.

Written by award-winning British playwright Michael Frayn, translated by Szeto Wai-kin and directed by Karley Ng, Benefactors fails to grab the audience's attention until the intermission - some 90 minutes into the show.

15 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Back-to-back ads

It is ironic that the man behind The Night of the Ad Eaters, Jean-Marie Boursicot, which comes to Hong Kong for the third time on May 10-11, has managed to make a small fortune and created an international touring circuit by persuading people to pay to see dozens of television advertisements back to back, when those same people probably curse every time the ads come up in the middle of their fa

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

Lost in the living room

IF this evening's big films prove one thing it is that what is excellent on the big screen is often only average when compacted for the small screen. Amadeus (Pearl, 9.30 pm) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (World, 9.30 pm) are two of the finest cinema productions of Hollywood's modern era, but both lose much of their power, scope and vision when forced through a small glass tube into a living room.

21 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Players set sights on the fourth estate

DESPITE having had more than their fair share of encounters with journalists when they last tried to put on a production - the controversial, Vietnam-visiting A Midsummer Night's Dream - the Hongkong Players have decided to Press ahead regardless.

30 May 1993 - 12:00am

Oscars for a manic Mozart

DECISIONS, decisions . . . prime time viewing on the Hongkong channels is a choice between a bit of culture in the form of a manic Mozart, or a bit of fun in the company of naked, pouting space vampresses. This must be a job for the VCR.

1 May 1993 - 12:00am

Night and day search for players

THE Hongkong Players are desperate - and who can they turn to but Keeping Posted . (''They must be desperate to turn to Keeping Posted ,'' did someone snigger at the back?) ''Help . . . help . . . help . . . '' they plead. ''We are auditioning for Tom Stoppard's Night and Day to be performed at the APA Drama Theatre from June 7 to 12.

23 Mar 1993 - 12:00am