Frankenstein

23 July and 2 August 2014, IFC Cinema, Hong Kong of National Theatre’s 2011 production of Frankenstein Visceral. An incredible spectacle. I suppose you wouldn’t expect any less from Danny Boyle (director of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours and Trainspotting). Although familiar with the characters of Frankenstein and the Creature, … More Frankenstein

Red

28 June 2013, Cityhall, Hong Kong and 12 July 2014, Esplanade, Singapore After watching Hong Kong Repertory Theatre’s version of Red last year, I walked out really wanting to get a copy of the script. Their version was done very well but entirely in Chinese. While there were English surtitles which helped with some of … More Red

Coriolanus

16 July 2014, Pacific Place Cinema, Hong Kong of Donmar’s 2013-14 production of Coriolanus I’ve been looking for some good theatre to watch and so was excited when I found out that NTLive was airing in Hong Kong! Before this, I had actually never seen NTLive as I guess I’ve never really needed to go … More Coriolanus

The Weir

8 May 2013, Donmar Warehouse, London This play won the Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle and Olivier award for Best New Play in 1997. Ashamedly, I had actually never heard of the play or the playwright Conor McPherson! The playwright is regarded as one of our greatest living young playwrights. The play is set in a … More The Weir