I, Carmen Spanish flamenco artist María Pagés returns to Hong Kong with a new take on the classic tale of “Carmen.” But instead of the original story’s femme fatale, this retelling reflects the real lives and feelings of ordinary women. May 27-28, 8pm. Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd., Sha Tin, $180-450 from urbtix.hk. Recital Flamenco with Manuel Liñán
Don’t miss this opportunity to see one of Spain’s leading male dancers grace the Hong Kong stage. Manuel Liñán will be dancing selections taken from his best productions, with live accompaniment from guitarist Francisco Vinuesa and flamenco singer David Carpio. Jun 5, 8pm. Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen’s Rd. Central, Sheung Wan. $250-500 from urbtix.hk. Cinderella: A Neo-Classical Production In Thierry Malandain’s contemporary ballet reimagining of the classic folk tale, Cinderella gets recast as a rising, dancing star. This minimalist production balances ballet with a hint of burlesque, all set to the score of Prokofiev’s original 1944 opus. Jun 1-2, 7:30pm. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2016.frenchmay.com. $120-480 from urbtix.hk. Carlos Acosta: A Classical Farewell After a 26-year career, legendary Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta is embarking on his final tour, “A Classical Farewell.” He’ll perform excerpts from his favorite ballets, including “Swan Lake,” “La Sylphide,” “Winter Dreams” and “Je ne regrette rien.” Jun 30-Jul 2, 7:45pm. Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $160-520 from urbtix.hk.