Tag archive for ‘theatre’
By Tuey Mac On Sunday, January 12th, 2014

British Chinese actress Lucy Sheen speaks out against transracial adoption: “As an adopted Chinese girl I was a foreigner in both lands”

What happens when the cute Chinese baby you adopted grows up and experiences an ongoing identity crisis – and it’s something that neither of you can solve? British Chinese actress Lucy Sheen speaks More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

01 FEB Discover the roots of original London Chinatown *Family-friendly event*

The roots of London Chinatown come to theatrical life Have you ever wondered how London’s Chinatown originally came about? What kind of Chinese people came to London and why? What was their life like? London’s More...

By Editorial On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

29 OCT – 01 NOV Dimsum Nights 3

Yellow Earth’s unique show combining Chinese Dim Sum with theatre is back by popular demand! Performed in the New World Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown, more brand new bite sized pieces of original theatre More...

By Tuey Mac On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Interview with Daniel York: “East Asians whitening up to play Edwardian Englishmen? – it’s hilarious”

When he’s not tackling the British Establishment head on, writer and actor Daniel York goes one more and re-writes Victorian period drama in new play ‘The Fu Manchu Complex’ currently showing More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

25 SEPT – 26 OCT The World of Extreme Happiness

THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Michael Longhurst is a powerful new play journeying through the transformation in contemporary China. Cast: Vera Chok, Junix Inocian, Sarah Lam, More...

By Editorial On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

06 AUG – 19 OCT Chimerica

Chimerica is a new play by Lucy Kirkwood running at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The official blurb reads: Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

22 APRIL – 01 JUNE: New Plays from China, Edinburgh

A set of new Chinese plays will be showcasing in Scotland, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland in partnership with Òran Mór, SaiTa (Beijing) Cultural LTD, Tian Qinxin Theatre Studio and in association More...

By Editorial On Monday, March 18th, 2013

11 APRIL – 18 MAY The Arrest of Ai WeiWei

New play The Arrest of Ai WeiWei to premiere at Hampstead Theatre between 11 April – 18 May starring Benedict Wong in the lead role as Chinese artist Ai WeiWei. The play, written by Howard Brenton and directed More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Chinese Arts Festival captures the beauty of the East at Unity Theatre

Last weekend, China Pearl, a Liverpool-based Chinese arts and culture company, took over the Unity Theatre to delight audiences with traditional Chinese dance, music and folktale. The Chinese Arts Festival celebrated More...

By Editorial On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

05-08 MARCH: Compliance Play Reading at Theatre 503

As a part of LabFest, Theatre503 present Compliance by Lydia Adetunji, directed by James Bounds on March 5/6/8 at Theatre 503. Actors Jennifer Lim, Fiona Rene & David Tse. Do yourself a favour and do your More...

By Editorial On Friday, February 22nd, 2013

20 FEB – 20 MARCH: Border Crossings UK Theatre Tour *READER TICKET OFFER 2-FOR-1*

Border Crossings in association with Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre and Tara Arts presents CONSUMED touring 20 February to 23 March. CONSUMED is conceived and directed by Michael Walling performed by Serge Soric, More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

06 FEB – 08 MARCH Running on the Cracks: UK Theatre Tour

Leo Chan is on the run. Her world has been turned upside down. Her parents are gone and her bird-loving uncle is getting too close for comfort. She is only sure of one thing – she must get out. In a desperate More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

01-02 MARCH: China Pearl presents Chinese Arts Festival, Liverpool

To celebrate the Year of the Snake, China Pearl in association with Unity Theatre will be hosting a Chinese Arts Festival on Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd March 2013 at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool. Following More...

By Editorial On Monday, January 28th, 2013

31 JAN – 09 FEB Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai

Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai is an epic tale of friendship, honour, love and sacrifice, directed by Gregory Doran at Sadlers Wells between 31 Jan – 9 Feb.  More...

By Tuey Mac On Friday, January 25th, 2013

27 JAN Silk Road tales brought to life in ‘Golden Journey’ stage spectacular

Discover the magical retelling of the Silk Road legends in ‘Golden Journey’ – a staged production taking place at Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House on January 27th. Directed by National Theatre More...