Com­edy

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TakeOut Com­edy Presents

John Robert­son

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 lame­m­a­nar@gmail.com. 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

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