31.8.2018-2.9.2018 (Fri-Sun) 7:45pm

1-2.9.2018 (Sat-Sun) 3:00pm

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Studio Theatre

 

$280

$200(Standing)

Free Seating & Standing

 

50% off (limited offer)

Full-time students, people with disabilities and the minder

 

Till death do us part: a conquest of love, fate and free will

A modern-day take on Tong Tik-sang’s Cantonese opera masterpiece The Legend of the Purple Hairpin that reimagines the classic tale of the reckoning of old scores in a contemporary vision of the future. Contemplating multiple universes, different versions of Huo Xiaoyu are locked in a myth of destiny and self-determination. Will she accept a fate cut short? Will she continue to search for happiness? Or will she fight for what she believes in?

The production breaks the usual rules of theatre by making the audience a part of the performance. Half of them, seated in the stalls right next to the stage, will be impacted by performers’ facial expressions in a closer distance; the other half of the audience, standing in the gallery, will have a bird’s eye view of the events.

Director/Choreographer: Yang Yuntao
 
Associate Director/Script: Rex Ng
 
Concept/Video Designer: Maurice Lai*
 
Music Director/Composer: Lee Che-yi
 
Sound Designer: Anthony Yeung
 
Set Designer: Jan Wong
 
Costume Designer: Mandy Tam
 
Lighting Designer: Billy Chan
 
Live Audio Mixing Supervisor: Ziv Chui
 
Image Designer/Performer: Sunny Chan*
 
Cantonese opera performers: Hong Hai*, Eliza Li Pui-yan
 
Musicians: Chass Wong, Zhao Riwei*, Nero Lee, Ho Chun Hei
 
*By kind permission of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts