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Review- Cirque Adrenaline- The Club24-12-15

If you need a reminder not to overindulge this Christmas or need some motivation to keep the new fitness regime you’ve vowed this New Years get yourself down to Cirque Adrenaline! Last night I attended the Gala Premiere of the ‘Death-Defying Extreme Circus’ and my goodness those performers were FIT!! They were agile, they’ve had stamina and their strength was unbelievable.

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Merry Christmas from HKELD!24-12-15

Wishing all our readers a bright and happy Holiday season.

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Reduce Your Waste: Charities That Will Accept Used Costumes/Props/Set Pieces22-12-15

Working in theatre can be a very wasteful business. We have to make new sets, costumes, props for every production and storage space in HK can be pricey. It's always heartbreaking to see large amounts of reusable items thrown in a bin after you finish a show. You might be wondering how you can reduce your carbon footprint and recycle your used props/costumes and set pieces. Here's a list of charities in Hong Kong that accept gently used items.

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Review- The Beautiful Ones- Rooftop Productions21-12-15

As a part site-specific performance based on the ‘Mouse Utopia’ experiment of the 60’s, I was intrigued to see The Beautiful Ones. I had vaguely heard of the experiment before and was in a conundrum as to whether or not I should research into it further before watching the show...

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Review- I Am NOT a Butoh Artist- HKPFF14-12-15

Butoh is a really interesting style of performance. For those that have never seen it before it can be a bit jarring at times. This is why I'm always interested in going to see performances when I have a chance. Butoh is an avant-garde style of theatre that has its origins in Japan.

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Preview- Inherit the Wind- Aurora Theatre10-12-15

Hong Kong's Aurora Theatre is set to present J. Lawrence and R. E. Lee's award-winning script, Inherit the Wind, next month at the Hong Kong Rep Black Box. A thought-provoking script set during the historical Scopes Trial in the 1920's it brings to the stage the issue of Evolution vs. Creationism. This is still a hot-button issue in many countries, especially in the US where teachers are prosecuted for either choosing/not choosing to teach evolution in the classroom.

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The Wiz Live Was Everything Theatre on TV Should Be8-12-15

NBC was THE place to be December 3rd for an absolutely epic staging of The Wiz. It featured a mega-talented cast headed by newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, in her first major role. Her stage presence and breathtaking voice made sure this was going to be an amazing journey down the Yellow Brick Road. We can’t imagine anyone else doing such an iconic performance so early in their career. She absolutely nailed it and showed that undiscovered talent has a place on the big stage and that Broadway/TV should consider more open castings vs. just named celebrities.

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Review- General Hua Mulan- AFTEC5-12-15

In Search of Justice and Righteousness is the gloriously bold sub-heading for General Hua Mulan. This production supports this statement with a powerhouse performance from The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection and the students of Bravo!

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What Play Do You Hate?25-11-15

It's always easier to talk about what you don't like.

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Review- The Wilderness- HKAPA21-11-15

The Wilderness is the result of a collaborative effort by a huge team of HKAPA School of drama students, and what is first a family drama with hints of underlying tension then becomes a tragedy of consequence. Chou Hu, a wrongly imprisoned escapee returns to his homeland seeking revenge on the corrupt tyrant who put him there. When he discovers that his fiancée has been married off to his adopted brother, it sets the wheels of tragedy and revenge in motion.

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