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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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Review- Shukshin’s Stories- Hong Kong Arts Festival1-3-18

Shukshin’s Stories is a dramatisation of eight short stories by Soviet-era writer Vasily Shukshin (1929-74). If you know little or nothing about him or Moscow’s Theatre of Nations which presented it, you would not—at least among English-speakers—be alone and would have had, at least until last night, me as company.

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Review- Anna Karenina- Hong Kong Arts Festival 201827-2-18

How does one transform an eight-hundred-page novel with a dozen important characters and several major plot lines into a two-hour staging using only movement and music? You might well ask.

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Preview- Beauty And The Beast- Drama School Hong Kong 8-12-17

December is an exciting time, not only for family celebrations and festivities but theatre productions too, especially when they capture the holiday spirit, famous fairy tales and young talents.

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Review- Aida- Opera Hong Kong16-10-17

Opera Hong Kong’s recent “Aida” (10-15 October) had enough international stars for an entire constellation. With its famous triumphal march and often over-the-top pageantry, Aida is the grandest of grand opera.

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Review- Pageant The Musical- Hong Kong Singers13-10-17

“My face hurts from smiling so much,” says the man behind me as the show finishes and he’s leaving his seat. My sore palms, aching tummy, and coarse throat agree with him in testament of how much I’d clapped, laughed, whopped and hollered throughout the show, and I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

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