HONG KONG THEATER:
West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014

When:

this event is over
West Kowloon Cultural District, West Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

How Much:

$100-280 from www.urbtix.hk

Area:

West Kowloon

Nearest Train:

Kowloon
Share this article
  • West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014
  • West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014
  • West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014
  • West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre 2014

For the third year running, workers will erect a gorgeous 800-seat temporary theater out of wood for the Bamboo Theatre—the annual three-week series of performances of Cantonese opera, Chinese dance and contemporary music. This year's iteration will open with the timeless classic works of the world-renowned Plum Blossom Award Art Troupe of Chinese Theatre Association, who present four nights of excerpt performances in various theatrical genres including Jingju, Kunju, Yueju and mixed Xiqu. New to the program is the “Rising Stars in Cantonese Opera Showcase”, classic Chinese opera movie screenings, and an exhibition to preview the under-construction Xiqu Centre which will be opera's new home. Never a better time to catch this traditional art form!

 

 

 

 

Show Nearby:
Similar Events

With the success of its first run last May, Candice Moore of Sweet and Sour Productions brings Pulitzer-Prize-winning play "Doubt" back to Hong Kong. The play is all about the uncertainty and suspicion surrounding a Catholic priest who may, or may not, be molesting a small child. It was famously taken to the silver screen by Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman—which earned Streep an...

Got a captivating tale to tell? Hong Kong Stories hosts a monthly storytelling night at Culture Club, where you can listen in on true stories told by regular folks, and ranges between truthful cutting comedy and touching memoirs; embarrassing anecdotes and sob-worthy tales.

A Molière masterpiece is brought to life in its original intended form of a comédie-ballet (a play interspersed with music and dance), with music by Molière’s frequent collaborator Jean-Baptiste Lully. The satire pokes fun at the pretentious, social-climbing middle class and the snobbish aristocracy, focusing on protagonist Monsieur Jourdain, who is conned by a young man posing as the Sultan of Turkey. The play is in French, with English and Chinese surtitles.

Get your fix of theatrical magic from the men of the Ace Assembly. Following several successful shows at the Fringe Club, this month’s gig is hosted by Hong Kong stalwart Harry Wong, featuring magicians Noah Wu, Steven Shiu, Gary Charm and Bill Goodwin.

Today's Events