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  • Standard Chartered Tea House Theatre Experience

    Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Presented by our Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, this 90-minute narrated performance is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre. To recreate the atmosphere of Hong Kong’s early 20th century tea houses, audiences are also served traditional tea and dim sum during the show

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  • Xiqu Film Screenings (March)

    09.03.2019 to 24.03.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Accompanying the China Theatre Association Plum Blossom Award Troupe performances, this screening series showcases the work of award-winning artists and the regional characteristics of different xiqu genres, and offers an exciting opportunity for audiences to catch some rare examples of fine xiqu cinema

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  • A Master Selection of Kunqu Excerpts Main image Plum Blossom Award Art Troupe

    A Master Selection of Kunqu Excerpts

    15.03.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Showcasing highlights from the oldest form of xiqu still performed today, this selection demonstrates the nuance, grace and regional characteristics of Kunqu acting and singing and the talents of the specialist performers

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  • A Master Selection of Peking Opera Excerpts Main image Plum Blossom Award Art Troupe

    A Master Selection of Peking Opera Excerpts

    14.03.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Featuring a stellar cast of top Peking opera artists, this master selection showcases the distinct style and characteristics of China’s national form of traditional theatre

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  • “Revenge in Guang Chang Long” CD Launching Ceremony and Concert

    02.03.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Featuring a line-up of talented nanyin performers, this special concert marks the launch of a live recording of a 1975 performance by blind singer Dou Wun, one of Hong Kong’s most renowned nanyin artists

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  • Lady Spring Fragrance main image Spring Festival Showcase

    Lady Spring Fragrance

    28.02.2019 to 01.03.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Adapted from a Korean folk tale, this original new play is set in imperial China and recounts the forbidden love between a coutesan’s daughter and the son of a magistrate. Will their commitment prove stronger than the challenges that face them, or will fate tear them apart?

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  • The Legend of the White Snake COCC Spring Festival Showcase

    The Legend of the White Snake

    26.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Blending martial arts and romance, this new adaptation of a classic tale depicts the love between Madame White Snake and Xu Xian and their tragic separation by the powerful monk Fahai

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  • Xiqu Film Screenings (February)

    09.02.2019 to 24.02.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    Featuring seven Cantonese opera films produced in Hong Kong between 1948 and 1962, this screening series explores the complex relationship between on-stage and on-screen personas of some of the most renowned stage artists of the time. Also included is the award-winning contemporary documentary My Way, chronicling the struggle of two aspiring Cantonese opera actors

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  • The Butterfly and the Red Pear Blossoms main image Spring Festival Showcase

    The Butterfly and the Red Pear Blossoms

    23.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    A talented scholar and a courtesan fall in love after years of exchanging letters and poetry. Although fate conspires to keep them apart, the pair are finally united after a series of tantalising twists and turns...

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  • Forty Years of Cherished Love main image Spring Festival Showcase

    Forty Years of Cherished Love

    22.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Based on the life of poet Lu You, this heart-wrenching play tells the story of his tragic separation from his first wife, and their accidental meeting, many years later, after both of them have remarried...

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  • The Peregrinations of Confucius main image Spring Festival Showcase

    The Peregrinations of Confucius

    20.02.2019 to 21.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    Based on texts from the Analects, this new play recounts the exploits of Confucius, one of the most influential philosophers in Chinese history, who spent 14 years travelling to preach his wisdom to the warlords of ancient China

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  • The Sounds of Battle main image Spring Festival Showcase

    The Sounds of Battle

    19.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    This complex political love triangle tells the story of princess Cuibi, her lover general Xia, and their struggle with the powerful King of Qin, whose one goal is to make Cuibi his wife

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  • The Knight Errant's Adventure in the Palace

    18.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    A belligerant war hero demands the hand of a beautiful princess. Discovering that she is in love with another he threatens the pair with an deadly ultimatum. Will the lovers manage to outwit this powerful and dangerous man?

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  • Goddess of the Ninth Heaven Main image Spring Festival Showcase

    Goddess of the Ninth Heaven

    17.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    This romantic legend tells the tale of Ai and Yang. Separated by a raging fire set by a jealous prince, the young lovers jump to their death in the flames. Reunited in the afterlife, their love is blessed for eternity

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  • The Curious Case of A Red Embroidered Shoe

    16.02.2019, Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre

    In a tale of romantic intrigue and wrongdoing, a besotted court clerk murders his wife to elope with his lover. Although he carefully arranges the crime scene to make himself look innocent, there is one detail he overlooks...

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