Suzie Wong

BOOK (1957)

The World of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason Penguin

This year marks the 55th anniversary of Richard Mason's classic love story, The World of Suzie Wong.

Sunday, 8 January, 2012, 12:00am

Suzie Wong

An experiential installation by Australian-based painter Vincent Fantauzzo in collaboration with film director Barney Howells that offers a modern interpretation of the Suzie Wong narrative (see The Passion, left). Today-tomorrow, 10am-6pm, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, 10 Chancery Lane, SoHo. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends tomorrow

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Thoroughly modern Suzie

Who - or what - is Suzie Wong? Is she the protagonist in Richard Mason's 1957 novel The World of Suzie Wong or the stereotypical cliche of Chinese women in its 1960 Hollywood adaptation? Or is she a symbol of oriental exoticism and a white male's sexual fantasy?

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

For Goodness Sake: The Afterlife of Suzie Wong

For Goodness Sake: The Afterlife of Suzie Wong

by Sebastian Gerard

UrbisMedia, HK$160

11 May 2008 - 12:00am

Sound Bites

What inspired you to create the stage production of The Real Suzie: A Tribute to Suzie Wong, Sex Workers in Hong Kong?

Red Room Productions artistic director Kat Cooper:

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

Suzie Wong - The Ballet

Suzie Wong - The Ballet

Hong Kong Ballet

Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium

Reviewed: March 18

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The Dance

Suzie Wong

Inspired by the novel and the film, director/choreographer Stephen Jefferies creates the Hong Kong Ballet's latest production (right), with jive and cha-cha-cha rhythms of the 1950s and 60s. Starring Faye Leung as Suzie Wong. Today, 3pm and 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, $80-$230 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

19 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

What's On

BALLET ABOUT A LOCAL LEGEND

Dance fans can look forward to Hong Kong Ballet's production of Suzie Wong, a show about culture and romance based on the novel by Richard Mason.

The show follows the story of an English artist called Jack who visits Hong Kong and falls in love with the mysterious prostitute Suzie Wong.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Sex after Suzie Wong

The wizened woman crouching in the dirty street kneading her hands looks like an ageing arthritis sufferer, but after six months researching her book on Hong Kong's sex industry, Kate Whitehead recognises a prostitute in need of a heroin fix.

6 Jul 1997 - 12:00am