In early September, around 20 participants, including I, have ended a magical month as theatre practitioners. The world-renowned theatre scenographer Jan Versweyveld, whose work is always related to productions directed by the acclaimed director Ivo van Hove, came to Hong Kong to run a four-day workshop on his works
Cantonese opera Mu Guiying Routing Hongzhou was written by renowned Hong Kong scriptwriter-librettist, Yip Shiu-tak (1929–2009), for the inaugural production of Fook Sing Cantonese Opera Troupe, founded by Law Ka-ying and Liza Wang Ming-chuen in August 1988.
Premiered by Fook Sing Cantonese Opera Troupe on 10 February 1994, A Perfect Match is a comedic Cantonese opera written by renowned mainland playwright, Qin Zhongying (1925–2015). In February 2017, it was part of the Chinese New Year programme of the Rising Stars of Cantonese Opera presented by the West Kowloon Xiqu Centre, and won general acclaim.
The Cantonese opera Forty Years of Cherished Love was written by the mainland librettist, Chen Guanqing (1920–2003). Premiered in 1984 in Guangzhou with the renowned veteran actors, Luo Jiabao (1930–2016) and Bai Xuehong, it was taken on tour to Hong Kong and the US and established a popular following. After numerous stagings over the past three decades, it has become a classic in the Cantonese opera repertory.
為了更深入探討舞台美學（Scenography）這命題，西九文化區聯同著名舞台劇導演林奕華（Edward）舉辦名為「什麼是舞台：空間會說話」（What Is Stage: Dynamics of Seeing）系列，未來三年，透過一連串講座、公開放映及工作坊，帶領參與者漫遊歐洲舞台，從中想像香港劇場的未來。
Someone Else is a truly unique experience that begins with a 45 minute audio encounter and continuing on the next day or two and perhaps even beyond. Our Performance Arts team had a chance to interview our audience and share their unique experience in this journey