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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Blue Man Group in Macau