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Rock Musicals

FILM (1978)

Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway Director: Randal Kleiser

Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am

When art is a frisky business

The Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation (YAF) has been a darling of corporate sponsors since it was formed 20 years ago. It has staged productions of popular musicals such as Bugsy Malone, Fame and Footloose. But this year's main stage show hasn't attracted a single sponsor, and it's not too difficult to see why.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Trailblazer makes a song and dance about musicals

After spending seven years in Vienna learning how to perform and direct musicals, Jilin native Sun Shaofei , 27, returned to China in 2002 determined to spread her love of the art form to students and audiences back home, starting in Beijing.

When did you discover your talent and love for music?

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Grease is the word - it's got groove

A group of students from Christian Alliance College in Tuen Mun had the amazing opportunity to watch the famous musical Grease when it came to Hong Kong last year.

11 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Grease Sing-along (film)

Before Ryan Murphy came up with singing geeks who get slushied, before Zac Efron was even born, there was Grease. The story follows the unlikely romance of goody two-shoes Sandy and the leather-jacket-wearing bad boy, Danny.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

It's the one that you want

Before Ryan Murphy came up with singing geeks who get slushied, before Zac Efron was even born, there was Grease. The story follows the unlikely romance of goody two-shoes Sandy and the leather-jacket-wearing bad boy, Danny.

5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Rent - The Musical

Rent - The Musical Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation Shouson Theatre Reviewed: Nov 26

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Love and let live

Given the sell-out success of past Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation musicals such as Bugsy Malone and Disco Inferno, HKYAF founder Lindsey McAlister would be forgiven for resting on her artistic laurels and putting on another failsafe, family-friendly show.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Rocky Horror Show

If you like getting dressed up for Halloween, the Rocky Horror Show gives you the perfect excuse this year. The comedy rock show is as much about audience participation as it is the stage performance, and this year local actors will be camping it up to singalong classics such as the Time Warp and Toucha Touch Toucha Touch Me at the Arts Centre's Shouson Theatre.

9 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

If you've got a good memory for hair, CitySeen can Grease your palm

Love it or leave it, retro is in. Savvy fashionistas worldwide have been channelling the '50s look, from Katy Perry to Rihanna to Lady Gaga.

8 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Lead performers credit a touch of Grease with experiencing new meaning in life

You can catch the two stars of the upcoming Grease musical at 2.30pm today in Times Square, where they will perform hit songs You're the One that I Want and Sandy.

In town for just 48 hours to promote the show, South Africa natives Jonathan Roxmouth and Bethany Dickson bring plenty of stage experience to the show. Both made their stage debuts as children.

1 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Role with it

If you thought no one who works 12-hour days would be willing to devote their leisure time to community theatre, you'd be wrong. Just consider the cast of this week's run of Cosi, an Australian play about an attempt to stage an opera at a mental institution.

6 May 2009 - 12:00am

A killer, Queen

'Ga-ga-GAH, Ga-ga-GAH! That's a language that transcends every culture. It's neanderthal - it's a battle cry.'

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

A song and dance fest

A local theatre group will stage a double bill of musical performances next week.

Conducted by the Hong Kong Musical Theatre Federation, If Again and Can't Help It ... My Feet Love to Dance explore the power of music and exuberance of youth.

23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Playing Audrey the man-eating plant presents a juicy off-stage role for local veteran

For its 30th anniversary, the American Community Theatre is staging the off-Broadway black musical Little Shop of Horrors. Responsibility for the role of the man-eating plant named Audrey (inset) has been handed to stage veteran Brian Greytak (left).

11 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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