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Review- 887 Ex-Machina, by Robert Lepage - Hong Kong Arts Festival4-3-19

How do we define theatre? When it comes to mind, we typically, if not in fact almost usually, think about basically the same thing: Stage, curtains, lights, script, characters, actors/director, etc.

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Review- Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner- Oper Leipzig & the Hong Kong Arts Festival4-3-19

Opera is, almost by definition, musical theatre. Sometimes, the emphasis is on the “musical” and sometimes, as with the Calixto Bieito setting of Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser performed at the Hong Kong Arts Festival by Oper Leipzig, on the “theatre”.

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Review- Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan The 45th Anniversary Gala Programme Retrospectives of Lin Hwai-min's Works- Hong Kong Arts Festival2-3-19

I have seen great dancers stop time onstage. The complete control they have over every inch of their body, from the tip of their toes to the longest hair of their heads connects in a metaphysical way with the other dancers that seem to possess the same superpower.

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Review- Touching The Void- The Bristol Old Vic and Hong Kong Arts Festival1-3-19

Something unbelievable happens when humans find themselves under extreme duress. As Sigmund Freud put it, the preservation muscle is the strongest muscle in the homo sapiens; when facing heavy situations, human bodies turn into survival mode and almost inevitably human minds begin to wander in the back of our memories and imagination, finding themselves in a place similar to a dream.

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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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Pacific Place presents: Where Fortune Takes Flight13-2-19

To celebrate The Year of the Pig, Pacific Place proudly presents “Where Fortune Takes Flight”. An exploration of the traditional spring garden filled with colourful kites, symbolising good luck and prosperity for the year ahead, and take in spectacular festive dance and musical performances.

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Artist of The Month- February- Phillip Smith8-2-19

Our Artist of the Month is Phillip Smith. Recently seen in "A Christmas Carol" (Sweet & Sour Productions) and Wizard of Oz (Aftec), Phillip will be playing the role of Oliver in the next Aurora Theatre's production, The Pride.

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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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Preview- Hong Kong Love Stories Vol. 1- Sweet and Sour Productions 18-1-19

Is it possible to find true love in Hong Kong? Sweet & Sour Productions answers that question with a brand new comedy set and written locally by Jay Christopher.

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Preview- Once On This Island Jr - Face Productions 17-1-19

This is a very exciting week for Face Productions, as the local company is starting its season right at the beginning of the new year with their brand new productions: Once On This Island Jr.

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