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Review- Madama Butterfly- Musica Viva12-12-18

Opera plots can often strain credulity; Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, on the other hand, cuts close to the bone.

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Review- Come Across- City Contemporary Dance Company10-12-18

‘Come Across’ showed us two performances by two different choreographers with the dancers of City Contemporary Dance Company. The performances were polar opposites in the world of contemporary dance and showed the diversity and possibilities there are in contemporary.

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Review- The Glass Menagerie- The Shadow Players10-11-18

Enjoying theatre is about one being able to suspend their disbelief, from the start of an 8 o’clock curtain until they close up. Sometimes this is easier said than done, but with plays like that of Tennessee Williams, it’s not quite as difficult.

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Review- Silent Sky- Aurora Theatre12-10-18

In a time where empowering women and representation are all prevalent, Aurora Theatre brings ‘Silent Sky’ to the helm towards the latter half of their season.

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Review- Adrift In Macao- Hong Kong Singers3-10-18

Set in 1950's Macao, Adrift in Macao is an often side-splitting parody of classic film noir.

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Review- The Unknown Soldier- Stylus Production19-5-18

Last night I was faced with an uncomfortable truth, the awkward reality of war that we often do not actualise outside of a news headline that we pass and ignore. Ignore, not out of lack of empathy but because it is merely uncomfortable.

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Review- Faith Healer- Theatre du Pif19-5-18

Faith Healer by Brian Friel will take you on a journey of emotions ranging from empathy to laughter to fear. Brought to you by Theatre du Pif and directed by Candice Moore the play is devised by three actors performing and reading four monologues.

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Review- The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee- Hong Kong Singers 2-5-18

Hong Kong Singers are on stage again this week after their latest show, Pageant, which took place last October. Like last time, the group is presenting another hilarious comedy that will keep everyone in the audience glued to their seats....

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Review- The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Nighttime- Hong Kong Arts Festival15-4-18

Being a parent can be hard. Being the parent of a special needs child can be harder.

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Review- Whipped Cream- American Ballet Theatre- Hong Kong Arts Festival 20184-4-18

Under Kevin McKenzie’s artistic direction, The American Ballet Theatre takes us on a whimsical adventure where a boy with a sweet spot for whipped cream indulges in gluttony and gets sent to the hospital.

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