The Makropulos Case

23 February 2017, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Great show by the National Theatre Brno with an interesting premise. Czech composer Janáček’s most famous work, interpreted from Karel Čapek’s play. I went in with no expectations. It’s not often that I watch opera (still learning how to appreciate the artform), but when I do, I often enjoy it because … More The Makropulos Case

La Bayadère

18 February 2017, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Arts Fest is back! And today’s performance inspired me to blog again. Hehe, let’s see if I can keep this up. My first time seeing both  Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet) and La Bayadère. A ballet with magnificent moments, a beautiful set with stunning costumes… dancers with incredible skill… … More La Bayadère

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