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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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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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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 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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Review- The Suppliant Women- Hong Kong Arts Festival25-3-18

A strong message is carried all throughout the performance of The Suppliant Women, currently showing at the Hong Kong Arts Festival.

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