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Review - Why Not Kill Us All? - CCDC1-6-17

The concept of this piece is, as stated by Bruce Wong himself: "Fear and violence are inseparable. Violence does not solve anything but it is a release of fear...."

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Review – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)- Aurora Theatre 27-5-17

Pursuing perfection may be difficult. Pursuing comedy may be harder. But writing a review about a play as deliriously madcap, comically adept, and audience-engaged as The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) – if not equally daunting – is formidable enough.

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Preview- All In The Timing/A Minor Case Of Murder- CSR Theatre16-5-17

CSR Theatre is back on stage again with All In The Timing/A Minor Case of Murder. We've had a sneak peak in December when the group first presented a few selected sketches from the work of David Ives, but this time they are back in full gear.

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Preview- Love's Labour's Lost- Shax Theatre23-3-17

The buzzing team of Shax Theatre is back on stage with their first production of 2017. They decided to remain faithful to their love of Shakespeare by presenting another comedy by The Bard, Love's Labour's Lost, which they have reset in the Swinging Sixties.

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Review: Floating Family- Hong Kong Arts Festival9-3-17

It’s Hong Kong Arts Festival and the hype is particularly high for Loon Man-Hong’s Floating Family trilogy. An epic undertaking, Loon has penned three distinct plays following the lives of one Hong Kong family over 20 years before and after Handover. Following all three produced this year we immerse ourselves in the family’s world, but each stands alone as a snapshot into a decade, and its zeitgeist.

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Review- Franky- AFTEC7-3-17

For years, AFTEC has done a splendid job in Hong Kong promoting theatre and involving the youth in it. This year as part of their program “From Page to Stage”, they bring Franky, a reinterpretation of Merry Shelly’s Frankenstein. The company will have done 29 performance to schools and two public shows, making theatre more accessible to Hong Kong middle and high school students.

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Stereoptik-Dark Circus24-2-17

Dark Circus is a masterpiece. Based on an original story by Pierre-Elie Ferrier, STEREOPTIK founders Jean-Baptiste Maillet and Romain Bermond have created a piece defying plausibility. How can the transcendent Dark Circus be carried on by just two performers?

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Audience Reaction- The Crucible- Aurora Theatre19-2-17

We watched The Crucible on Thursday and had a chance to chat with the audience and the cast members who were very pleased with their opening night and their work.

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Review: The Crucible - Aurora Theatre17-2-17

“If we had no Defects of our own, we should not take half so much Satisfaction in observing those of other People.” - La Rochefocauld (1613-1680) “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.” – Act 4

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Promo video- The Crucible- Aurora Theatre26-1-17

The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1662, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft- and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village.

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