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Shakespeare on Film

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CMA Secondary School

Students from CMA Secondary School, in Pak Tin, Kowloon, wanted to do something a little different rather than simply attend classes during their study tour in Singapore.

Monday, 2 April, 2012, 12:00am

Dream with too much sex and not enough fun

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo Le Song Hong Kong Arts Festival February 29 Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Fool by Christopher Moore Little, Brown HK$94

It may seem foolhardy, madcap even, to revisit the Bard's sacred work but that's what surrealist US author Christopher Moore has done with Fool, his bawdy retelling of Shakespeare's mad sovereign, King Lear, through the eyes of his jester (the Fool).

17 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare 4 All's adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy about a nobleman who works to tame his intelligent but bad-tempered wife. Performed by primary and junior secondary school students (above). In simplified English with Chinese summary. Today, 3pm, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$50-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716

5 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Students benefit from The Bard

Taking part in any theatre production is not all about 'lights', 'sound check' and 'curtain up'. It usually involves a lot of waiting around, in silence, followed by a few minutes of action, and lots more waiting. It's not the most exciting way to spend your day.

10 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Ghost Tales

Today to Sat, 9.15pm (1 hour)

Prospero's Dream, Iago's Revenge

Today-Sat, 10.30pm (20 mins)

Both by Performance Exchange

Fringe Studio

24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Othello - The Rock Show

Othello - The Rock Show

3Arts Musical Institute

Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Reviewed: Aug 11

Commissioned by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for this year's International Arts Carnival, Othello - The Rock Show is a workshop performance that aims to introduce Shakespeare and musicals to a young audience.

14 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Othello - The Rock Show

Hong Kong 3Arts Musical Institute

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Studio Theatre

Tomorrow-Aug 12

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Yohangza Theatre Company

City Hall Theatre

Reviewed: Mar 17

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night


Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Reviewed: Mar 8

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Otherworldly play gets an Oriental makeover

Award-winning Yohangza Theatre Company uses Korean culture, myth and music in its version of A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of English playwright William Shakespeare's lovelier plays. It has dreamlike scenes of creatures in the woods with flowers - or horns - in their hair, a fairy king and queen, romance, music and humour.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Throne of Blood

Performance Exchange

Fringe Club, ends January 13

The annual City Festival wouldn't be complete without London- and Tokyo-based ensemble Performance Exchange, who will bring two productions to the Fringe Club this year.

The staging of the duo's latest works, Throne of Blood and Shakespeare's Ghost, marks their 24th consecutive appearance.

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Costume queen runs up a few yarns for cinephiles

In the midst of all the frenzy surrounding the just-started film festival, a free seminar tomorrow afternoon should be of great interest to true cinephiles.

Academy Award-winning costume designer Emi Wada will give a free lecture from 1pm at the Academy Drama Theatre of the Academy of Performing Arts.

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare's comedy of star-crossed lovers and interfering parents performed by primary students, including (left) Jonathan Tong as the Fairy King Oberon and Natalie Pang as the Fairy Queen Titania. In English with Chinese surtitles. Today, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $50-$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

No Fear!

Linda Marlowe in No Fear!

Gareth Armstrong in Shylock

Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Reviewed: June 25

28 Jun 2005 - 12:00am