Edinburgh Festival Allstars
You don’t need to fly to the other side of the globe to see them: The Edinburgh Festival’s finest are in town to show Hong Kong what they’ve got. This show at Udderbelly includes mindblowing magic, amazing music and jaw-dropping circus performances… and more. It’s a best-of! Through Feb 14. Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Rd., Central. $385-523 from hkticketing.com.
Get ready for some serious circus action: The UK’s NoFit State Circus brings Hong Kong audiences a one-of-a-kind experience. You’ll stand right in the center of the performance, as the circus showcases their jaw-dropping skills all around—and above— you. Feb 17-21. Queen Elizabeth Stadium,
18 Oi Kwan Rd., Wan Chai. $380 from urbtix.hk.
King and Country
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company comes to Hong Kong to perform a selection from his legendary history plays. “King Henry IV” parts I and II and “King Henry V” cover the rise of the legendary British monarch. Heavy lies the head... Mar 4-13. Lyric Theatre, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd., Wan Chai, 2584-8500. $200-680 from urbtix.hk.