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Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Drama
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

25 - 30 March 201919:45

30 March 201914:45

Venue : Academy Studio Theatre

Price Info : $50-$95

School / Department : School of Drama

Category : Academy Events Language : Drama in Cantonese

Musical in Cantonese

This production contains foul language and adult elements, suitable for audience aged 16 or above.

 

“In Spring Awakening, a Rock 'n' Roll Heartbeat for 19th Century German Schoolboys.” - The New York Times

 

“The turbulent emotions and burgeoning sexuality of adolescence are harnessed in Spring Awakening, a bold musical adaptation by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater of German expressionist playwright Frank Wedekind's landmark 1891 drama. This strange and striking show gets an exciting staging at the Atlantic.”  - Variety

 

Adapted from the German play of the same title by Frank Wedekind, the musical Spring Awakening has won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical; the Academy will present the play’s first Cantonese edition in late March. This rock musical tells the story of adolescent teenagers, discovering and exploring their sexuality - a taboo subject in late 19th century German society. With the constraints of the education system and parental pressure guiding them into the uncertainty of adulthood, will  their inner tumult be calmed or their life be led to a dead end?

 

Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater

Music by Duncan Sheik

Based on the play by Frank Wedekind

Directors: Li Wing-hong, Chan Suk-yi

Music Director: Amuer M Calderon

Spoken Text Translation: Li Wing-hong

Cantonese Lyrics: Hui Chun-pong

Choreographer / Movement Coach: Billy Sy

Set Designer: Iris Lai Lok-yee

Costume Designer: Hui On-yee

Lighting Designer: Katie Leung

Sound Designer: Sharon Tsang

Production Manager: Yiu Wing-sum

Cast: Cheng Ho-lun, Cheung Hoi-ki, Ip Sing-yau, Kelvin Keung, So Cho-yan, Yuen Hon-cheung, Chan Hing-to, Law Ching-sum, Ma Yat-ha, She Lok-in, Tang Pak-chung, Tung Long-sang, Wong Kit-yi

 

SPRING AWAKENING is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019.

Tel: (212) 541-4684  Fax: (212) 397-4684  www.MTIShows.com

 

 

 

Remarks:

Tickets are available one month prior to the show.

TEA Graduate Exhibition 2019

TEA Graduate Exhibition 2019

Exhibition
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

21 June - 01 July 201912:00

Venue : Academy Studio Theatre

Remarks:

Advance registration is required for guided tours in Cantonese or English: https://bit.ly/2VHkSwU

Sunset Concert 2019

Sunset Concert 2019

Music Concert
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

15 June 201919:30

Venue : HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre

Remarks:

As the Academy is temporarily closed for safety reasons due to recent events in the vicinity of the campus, the Concert is cancelled. (For more information, please visit: Sunset facebook event page)

Academy Drama: Mnemonic

Academy Drama: Mnemonic

Drama
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

08 - 11 May 201919:30

11 May 201914:30

Venue : Academy Drama Theatre

Remarks:

Drama in Cantonese. This production contains adult elements, suitable for audience aged 12 or above.

School of Dance Spring Performances

School of Dance Spring Performances

Dance
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

03 - 04 May 201920:00

04 May 201915:00

Venue : Academy Lyric Theatre

Academy Opera: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Academy Opera: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)

Production
The 35th Anniversary Academy Festival

26 March 201919:30

28 March 201919:30

30 March 201919:30

Venue : Academy Drama Theatre

Remarks:

Tickets are available one month prior to the show

The Production is suitable for audience aged 6 or above