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BWW Review Roundup: 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival

by Bonny Loo The month-long Hong Kong Arts Festival concludes its 44th season this weekend. Showcasing more than 1,400 international and local artists in 119 performances, this year’s Festival played to capacity crowds with an average attendance of over 93%. Here is a summary of the local press’...
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BWW Preview: Tickets to the 44th HKAF are selling fast!

The 44th HKAF runs from Feb 19 to Mar 20, featuring over 1,400 international artists and local talents in 119 performances under the overarching theme of “What comes after”.  Here are some of this year’s theatrical highlights. La Verità (Feb 19 – 21, Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre...
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Photo Flash: YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS

As foreshadowed in BWW China’s preview post of November 13, the Charity Readers Theatre presented Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus in Beijing last week.  Here are some highlight photos from last week’s presentation.  177 people attended and 20,275 RMB was raised and donated to Maple Women’s Counselling Center.
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BWW Preview: 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival 19.2-20.3.2016

The 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) showcases a series of exciting live performances over a period of 4 weeks from 19 February to 20 March 2016.  Shows that would be of particular interest to theatre fans include: Bristol Old Vic and National Theatre’s Jane Eyre (Feb 18 to 21)...
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BWW Previews: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY AND CHINA

As RSC Executive Director, Catherine Mallyon joins Chancellor George Osborne on his visit to China and the Company opens Gregory Doran’s production of Henry V in Stratford-upon-Avon, the RSC is delighted to announce the details for its programme of international cultural, artistic and educational exchange with China. The...
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《人鬼情未了》今年夏季澳門再續前緣

跨越生死時空,被譽為史上最偉大愛情電影之一的《人鬼情未了》,繼五月份於深圳上演後,即將於8月4至9日登上澳門文化中心舞台! 電影原版音樂劇由原作者兼奧斯卡最佳編劇得主Bruce Joel Rubin親自改編,讓多個令人難以忘懷的經典場景完整重現,包括在《Unchained Melody》歌曲下男女主角製作陶器的浪漫場面、神婆呃神騙鬼的搞笑情節、以至在地鐵車廂中與惡鬼劇鬥,將一一活現舞台。前一刻扣人心弦,下一刻緊張刺激,在全新編創的動人旋律之中,每分每秒都牽動著你的情感。 今次的舞台劇版本,特別請來幻覺師,創作出一系列不可思議的舞台場景,多首全新創作的流行歌曲則由屢獲格林美獎的音樂人親自操刀,製作獲舞台劇權威英國奧利弗獎及美國東尼獎多項提名。音樂劇在倫敦西區及百老匯上演後,巡演至歐洲、美洲及亞洲等地。今次英國原版演出首度臨澳,以這蕩氣迴腸的愛情聖經,讓你再次感受愛的力量。 今次亞洲巡迴演出並不包括香港。    
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