Hong Kong gigs

Tickets out now for Tiger Lillies’ Hamlet, Hong Kong band Dear Jane, and more

British band use song to narrate Shakespeare tragedy, local pop rockers present their greatest hits, and bubble blower Pep Bou does amazing things with a bowl of soap and water

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 04 August, 2016, 5:16am
UPDATED : Thursday, 04 August, 2016, 5:16am


The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet by Theatre Republique (Denmark)

British cult band The Tiger Lillies team up with Theatre Republique for a darkly humorous take on Shakespeare’s classic play, one with operatic undertones. The play’s story is narrated through 21 songs composed and performed by the trio of musicians. In English with Chinese and English surtitles.

Why China’s love affair with Shakespeare endures

September 9-10, 8pm, September 11, 3pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$180-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

Bubble Magic

Award-winning mime artist turned bubble blower extraodinaire Pep Bou is set to amaze kids and adults alike with his bubble creations. Using nothing more than soap and water, the Spanish artist, along with his partner, will do things with bubbles you have probably never seen before, such as creating bubbles within bubbles, sliding bubbles and giant tubular bubbles.

September 14-16, 3.30pm; September 16, 1pm; September 17-18, 11am, 1.30pm, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$395-HK$550 HK ticketing. Inquiries: 3759 7617

Dear Jane

Since forming in 2003, this Hong Kong pop-rock quartet has been one of the most popular bands in the city. Catch them next month when they play their greatest hits and music off their latest album, You & Me.

September 3-4, 8.15pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Dr, Kowloon Bay, HK$380-HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2331 3220