TakeOut Comedy Presents
Britain-based Australian comedian, TV presenter and columnist John Robertson brings his Youtube-hit-turned-live-show “Dark Room,” which merges stand-up comedy with retro gaming into a live-action videogame, to Culture Club. Jun 17, 8pm. Culture Club Gallery, G/F, 15 Elgin St., Central, takeoutcomedy.com. $150.
Stand Up HK
The debut comedy show from Stand-Up HK,
Hong Kong’s newest bilingual comedy platform, features standup performances from eight
Hong Kong comedians. It’s hosted by Stand-Up HK’s founder Eman Lam: Lam has spent the last four years performing her sets in Cantonese and English and touring around the States. Catch the English show at 7:30pm and yuk it up all over again in Cantonese at 9pm. Jun 18, 7:30pm. Culture Club Gallery, G/F, 15 Elgin St., Central, standup-hk. com. $160 at the door or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Based on Jean Cocteau’s masterful 1964 film of the same name, the Malandain Ballet Biarritz offers an intellectual and whimsical interpretation of the duality of humanity in Beauty & The Beast. French-Medieval costumes and a selected score from Tchaikovsky make this one wonder-filled production. Jun 3-4, 8pm. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2016.frenchmay.com. $120-480 from urbtix.hk.
S PICK HK
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.
Carlos Acosta: A Classical Farewell