Song Hong-bo (left) and Cheng Wing-mui (right) in Prosperity Cantonese Opera’s production of “Bound-foot Liu Jinding Battles at the Fort” at the Xiqu Centre this month. Photo: Prosperity Cantonese Opera

Why intended users of US$340 million Hong Kong theatre complex may perform elsewhere

  • Intended as the new home of Chinese opera in Hong Kong, the Xiqu Centre is too small and its ticketing system unsuitable, say opera groups
  • Theatres at the first major venue to open in the West Kowloon Cultural District are also too expensive to hire, say presenters of drama and Western opera
Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong

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Song Hong-bo (left) and Cheng Wing-mui (right) in Prosperity Cantonese Opera’s production of “Bound-foot Liu Jinding Battles at the Fort” at the Xiqu Centre this month. Photo: Prosperity Cantonese Opera
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