THERE ARE many stories and legends about the moon in Chinese folklore. Whether as home to the beautiful moon goddess Chang-O, who lives in a misty palace with her jade rabbit, or the backdrop for Mid-Autumn festivities, the moon plays an important role among the Chinese. This month, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and the Chung Ying Theatre Company present a musical, La Luna, about the moon and the many myths associated with it. A romantic young man meets the woman of his dreams. He discovers that his dream girl is obsessed with the moon. To win her heart he seeks the help of his grandfather, who knows many stories about the moon. The musical, which features traditional Chinese music, explores the role and significance of the moon in Chinese folklore. La Luna will be staged at 8pm on July 27 and 28 at the concert hall of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Student tickets are HK$110, HK$90, HK$65 and HK$50. For more information, call 3185 1600.