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Review- A Tale of Two Cities: Blood for Blood- Chung Ying Theatre24-4-16

A darkened stage. Dozens of identical chairs, row by row. Leather shoes, broken and new. Low hanging lamps casting shadows and the occasional warm pools of light. A single chair suspended from the ceiling. An amphitheatre with an atmosphere of anticipation. Welcome to John Holloways reimagining of one of Charles Dickens' most prolific texts.

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Review- John & Jen- Western District22-4-16

This endearing musical has its Asian premiere in Hong Kong's very own Fringe Club. John & Jen is based upon the lives of two siblings and their relationship, which spans through the complexity of a changing America between the 1950's and 1990's

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Beef & Liberty's PMQ Pop-Up Turns It Up!21-4-16

Over the weekend HKELD was invited to Beef & Liberty's PMQ Pop-Up! We we excited to attend because of the blending of live music together with hamburgers, craft beer, art, and culture. Who doesn't love burgers?

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Preview- John & Jen- Western District18-4-16

Fans of Western District have heard them play classical music and reinvent it for the popular crowd over the past few years. Now, they're taking on their next project with the Asian premiere of the chamber musical, John & Jen, this weekend at the Fringe Club!

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Review- Little Pieces- CCDC16-4-16

It is never an easy topic to talk about memory, let alone represent it on stage. Memory is incomplete; it’s fragmented; it’s missing here and there; it’s treasured but hard to recover; it appears truthful but could be deceiving; it’s everything but a solid piece that can be easily grasped and secured in your pocket.

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Review- The Illusionists- Lunchbox Productions16-4-16

Following highly lucrative and record breaking stints on Broadway and the West End, The Illusionists arrives in Hong Kong with exceedingly high expectations. Dubbed as a “High tech magical extravaganza” by The New York Times and with claims that you be left speechless, it may come across as a bit bombastic to hardened armchair magic fans.

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7 Things To Do Instead of Sevens7-4-16

Because drunk white people can be scary...

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Preview- The Two Gentlemen of Verona- Shax Theatre Group6-4-16

Hardcore Shakespeare fans can often get bored by seeing the same favorites tread the boards over and over again. I mean, let's think about many productions of Romeo and Juliet we are subjected to yearly?

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Hong Kong's Best Bars for Parties5-4-16

Artists are known for their ability to make beautiful things and throw one hell of a party. As theatre people we're often in need of spaces to throw these parties on a budget. (Hello... cast parties!)

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Theatre in Education1-4-16

Theatre in Education or Applied Drama is the act of using drama in the classroom to teach a specific task or social issue. This doesn't necessarily have to take place on a stage or in a classroom. TIE, as it is commonly called, can happen anywhere.

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