Liar Liar

Hong Kong Tatler - - Concierge -

The Hong Kong Bal­let launches a brand new per­for­mance this sum­mer—a retelling of the clas­sic fairy tale Pinocchio. The renowned Swedish chore­og­ra­pher Pär Is­berg reimag­ines the story of the wooden pup­pet, which is brought to life by the Blue Fairy and em­barks on a se­ries of mis­ad­ven­tures, much to the cha­grin of his “fa­ther,” Gepetto, as Pinocchio’s nose grows longer ev­ery time he tells a lie. The per­for­mance fea­tures live ac­com­pa­ni­ment by the Hong Kong Sin­foni­etta un­der the ba­ton of Ben­jamin Pope. Au­gust 28–30, Septem­ber 4–6; var­i­ous times; $140–1,000; Cul­tural Cen­tre; urbtix.hk

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