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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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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-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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Artist of The Month- January- Marsha Yuan8-1-19

Happy 2019 everyone! To begin the year we are interviewing Marsha Yuan, the young lead actress starring in Hong Kong Love Stories. Originally from California, Marsha tells us more about her musical theatre background and her dream projects. As you read her interview, don't forget to check out her upcoming show!

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Artist of The Month- December- Barry O'Rorke4-12-18

It's all about tradition and festivities when it comes to December, and to keep the classic going we have interviewed high-profile local actor Barry O'Rorke.

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Preview- A Christmas Carol- Sweet and Sour Productions 1-12-18

As the festive season approaches, Hong Kong is getting ready to celebrate all the events that come with it- including shows! December looks busy, especially for Sweet and Sour Productions who are now bringing "A Christmas Carol" to the stage.

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Artist of The Month- November- Kathy Mak26-11-18

It's that time of the year again where Hong Kong audience gets together for seriously loud stage heckling with the favourite line: "It's behind youuuuuuu!". That's right, everyone: as the festivity season approaches, we are getting ready for Panto. This year, the Hong Kong Players proudly present Snow White, and starring in the show is the lovely actress and singer Kathy Mak.

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