PG Wodehouse’s lovable characters Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves come to life onstage in their new play—and play-within-aplay—”Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense.” There’s a mishandled matchmaking, a silver cow creamer, and other classic Woosterian hijinks.
Sep 13-25. Drama Theatre, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd., Wan Chai. $450-650 from hkticketing.com In Lewis Carroll’s classic poem “The Hunting of the Snark,” a band of roving adventurers sets off to find the eponymous rare and near-mythical creature—but when they get to Snark Island, they’re not prepared for all the fantastical beasts that lie in wait. Don’t miss this rolling musical comedy when it makes its stop in Hong Kong. Sep 20-25. Drama Theatre, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd., Wan Chai. $395-550 from hkticketing.com The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde’s timeless, hilarious play about two young gentlemen who make up false identities in order to get away from their social obligations (after all, there’s no such thing as ghosting in Victorian England!) comes to Sheung Wan courtesy of the Hong Kong Shadow players.
Sep 15-16, 7:15pm; Sep 16, 3:15pm. Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen’s Rd. Central,
Sheung Wan. $120-240 from urbtix.hk
Jane Eyre, the 19th century tale of a young woman hustlin’ through life just trying to get hers, has been adapted for the stage by the Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection under the direction of Michael Sharmon. Jane has a traumatic upbringing, first orphaned and then abused by her aunt. But through the guidance of a gentle teacher and the strength of her own convictions, she finds herself governess to a young French girl and meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester, who has a secret that may compromise her goals. Aug 26-27, 8pm; Aug 28, 2:30pm.
$120 from urbtix.hk
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
The Hunting of the Snark