Cantonese Opera Demo
Cantonese opera star Yuen Siu-fai leads a team of artists and musicians in a performance to introduce younger generations to Cantonese opera. They’ll be performing excerpts from wellknown works including “Under the Umbrella” from “The Moon Pavillion” and “The Hunt” from “War and Never-ending Love.” Join them for a night and relish the magic of an age-old tradition being passed onto a budding audience of Cantonese opera-lovers. Aug 26, 7:30pm. Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd., Choi Hung. $100-140 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.