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Review- The Pride- Aurora Theatre25-2-19

The title of the show, as well as the rainbow-coloured motif in the promotional material, might lead you to expect a run-of-the-mill LGBTIQ rights piece.

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Review-Almost 55- City Contemporary Dance Company4-2-19

City Contemporary Dance Company is celebrating not only its 40th anniversary but also its first-ever solo performance, Almost 55. It tells the story of the long-serving dancer of CDCC, Qiao Yang as she reaches the age of 55

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Review- 2019 Dancers Homework- City Contemporary Dance Company21-1-19

2019 Dancers’ Homework showcased four new pieces from four emerging CCDC artists, Shirley Lok, Ivan Chan, Lee Ka-ki and Terry Tsang.

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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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