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The Vagina Monologues

Preaching the West's radical theatre

As founder of Beijing-based performance troupe Theatre du Reve Experimental, Wang Chong specialises in translating Western drama productions into Chinese.

Sunday, 22 April, 2012, 12:00am

The Vagina Monologues

V-Day HK presents Eve Ensler's play about women's self-discovery through discussions of their bodies. A fundraising performance for refugee women in Hong Kong. In Cantonese (today) and English (Fri-Sat), 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$275, HK$220 (members). Inquiries: 2521 7251

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Return of the monologues that dare not speak their name

Crystal Kwok Kam-yan's successful Cantonese adaptation and translation of Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues returned last night at the City Hall Theatre.

The sex-talk-show hostess-turned-director has certainly done her part in the past 10 years to break taboos and encourage frank and open discussion about sexuality in Hong Kong.

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

soundbites

You're performing Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues in Cantonese. How does it translate?

4 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

The Stage

The Vagina Monologues

V-day charity (right)presents a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's play, which celebrates women's sexuality. Thu-Fri, 7.30pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, $200, $250 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 9811 4920

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Look, Koo's calling

COLETTE KOO HAS lived a million lives. Once a stage actress who starred in several notable roles including Vagina Monologues (in which she simulated the sounds of orgasm), Koo progressed to a career that spanned radio, art shows and body piercing.

22 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

The Naked Woman by Desmond Morris

The Naked Woman by Desmond Morris

Jonathan Cape $279

On Beauty by Umberto Eco

Secker & Warburg $465

The Good Body by Eve Ensler William

Heinemann $156

2 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

What's On

TABOO TALK

The Vagina Monologues is a poignant and humorous take on female sexuality. The stage performance by local theatre group Playhouse will take place at the McAulay Studio of Hong Kong Arts Centre from tomorrow until Sunday.

11 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Shanghai bans Vagina Monologues days before premiere

Cultural authorities in Shanghai have called off the mainland's first commercial production of The Vagina Monologues, a taboo-breaking play that celebrates female sexuality and aims to help end violence against women.

The Chinese-language production had been due to premiere at the privately run Shanghai Drama Centre on Tuesday and run until March 10.

8 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Showcase

The Vagina Monologues: The New Voice Theatre Company from Manila presents Eve Ensler's play, comprising lusty, outrageous, poignant and brave stories based on interviews with women from all walks of life (in English).

2 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Women's truth

The Vagina Monologues: The New Voice Theatre Company from Manila presents Eve Ensler's play, comprising lusty, outrageous, poignant and brave stories based on interviews with women (in English). This production features Monique Wilson (right). Not suitable for children. Today-February 3, 8pm. Shouson Theatre, Arts Centre. $170 Ticketek: 3128 8288.

1 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Good taste given the full Nelson

This weekend, the Hong Kong Club celebrated a political victory.

It was a black tie affair, peopled by the important and the affluent.

Important and affluent MEN, that is.

Female attendance was strictly forbidden.

Emotions ran high, reaching a nationalistic crescendo when the guests rose as one, to shake the room with patriotic singing.

16 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

V-day for Hong Kong women

A CURIOUS THING has been happening in the Philippines this month. Tickets for a play there are flying out of the box office - but the producers are facing an impossible task getting sponsors for the show.

17 Aug 2000 - 12:00am