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Jeeves and Wooster in Per­fect Non­sense PG Wode­house’s lov­able char­ac­ters, Ber­tie Wooster and his valet Jeeves, come to life on­stage in their new 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. 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 well-known 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. 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.

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