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Theatre in Japan

Yuh Egami, dancer with Hong Kong Ballet

Sunday, 28 August, 2011, 12:00am

Noh trouble crossing over

Cross-fertilisation of artistic cultures has been a part of the modern art scene for a while. Consider bhangra, Bollywood and the Beatles (remember the sitar in Within You Without You?). But some cultural enclaves have proved more resistant to collaboration than others.

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

South Korean youngest money winner

Noh Seung-yul might not have troubled the leaders yesterday, but he walked away from Fanling as the youngest-ever winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit. The South Korean now has an unassailable lead after his main rival, Australian Marcus Fraser, played well but not well enough to collect the money he needed to reel Noh in.

22 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Fraser aiming to turn up the heat on Noh

Australian Marcus Fraser had a few things to think about when he left the Hong Kong Golf Club last night.

21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Lu swings into lead

Taiwan's Lu Wei-chih opened his campaign at the Midea China Classic at a blistering pace yesterday, taking the first-round lead with a seven-under-par 64.

17 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Dark magic

After its lauded production of Scottish playwright David Harrower's controversial and intense Blackbird last year, it would be tempting for Theatre du Pif to stage another acclaimed script.

'But we prefer to do something different,' says Sean Curran, who co-founded the company with Bonni Chan Lai-chu in 1992.

'We want to work on something of our own.'

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

She ain't Noh lady

It's a Noh play, but it's unlike any you may have seen before. There's a giant 3-D plasma screen as a backdrop, electronic instruments on the stage, and video monitors around the walls. A single performer struts around the stage wearing red shoes, and singing an English libretto in a strident tone.

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Pine Tree Under the Moon

Pine Tree Under the Moon

Windmill Grass Theatre

Hong Kong City Hall Theatre

Reviewed: January 5

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Dinner theatre

Named after the traditional Japanese theatre art to which its design pays homage, Kabuki Lounge in Lan Kwai Fong is decorated in dramatic golds, blacks and reds. The new restaurant, which occupies the space once filled by Hachi, boasts chef Leung Kam-sing, who's been cooking Japanese food for more than 20 years.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The bonds that bind a theatre

There are few Japanese who expect to make a living performing and teaching Noh theatre, let alone Americans, yet Richard Emmert has become a world authority on the subject.

6 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

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