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.