Mu­si­cals

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Shrek The Mu­si­cal

Less a jolly green giant than a re­luc­tant hero with a noble heart, Shrek makes a jour­ney to Ma­cau, along with his posse of fairy­tale friends, to de­feat the tyran­ni­cal Lord Far­quaad, re­claim their right­ful home, and save a princess in the process. This mu­si­cal adap­ta­tion of the Dreamworks classic will be play­ing 21 per­for­mances at the Vene­tian—catch it be­fore they ride back off into the sun­set. Through Aug 7. Vene­tian Theatre, The Vene­tian, Estrada do Istmo, Co­tai, Ma­cau. $180-780 from hk­tick­et­ing.com. Jeeves and Wooster in Per­fect Non­sense PG Wode­house’s lov­able char­ac­ters, Ber­tie Wooster and his valet Jeeves, come to life on­stage in their play—and play-within-a-play—”Jeeves and Wooster in Per­fect Non­sense.” There’s a mis­han­dled match­mak­ing, a sil­ver cow creamer gag, and other classic Woos­t­e­rian hi­jinks. Sep 13-25. Drama Theatre, Academy for Per­form­ing Arts, 1 Glouces­ter Rd., Wan Chai. $450-650 from hk­tick­et­ing.com. This pro­duc­tion by the HK Reper­tory Theatre ex­plores fam­ily re­la­tion­ships in the city. An af­flu­ent cou­ple who has been able to pro­vide their son with ev­ery ma­te­rial de­sire he could ever ask for is un­able to give him the thing he ac­tu­ally wants: peace in the fam­ily. Stars ac­tress Candice Yu as the ma­tri­arch. In Can­tonese with English sur­titles. Through Aug 1, 7:45pm. Theatre,

City Hall, 5 Ed­in­burgh Place, Cen­tral. $160-300 from urbtix.hk. Get ready to get blue’d in the face: The world’s most fa­mous cerulean celebri­ties (and no, we’re not talk­ing about the Na’vi) are headed to Ma­cau and they’re bring­ing with them their usual ex­plo­sive per­for­mance ex­pe­ri­ence. Tran­scend­ing all cul­tural, lan­guage and age dif­fer­ences, the Blue Man Group com­bine 25 years of sci­ence, com­edy, mu­sic and ex­cit­ing vis­ual ef­fects into a stand­out per­for­mance. Aug 11-28. Vene­tian Theatre, The Vene­tian, Estrada do Istmo, Co­tai, Ma­cau. $380-880 from hk­tick­et­ing.com.

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