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Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies - Caught in the Net
Performed in Cantonese


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Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre
10-12 November 2011 (Thur-Sat) 8pm
12-13 November 2011 (Sat-Sun) 3pm
Tickets: $240, 180
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Run for Your Wife, a Ray Cooney classic, had a record nine-year run in London’s West End. It was later performed in many places all over the world, with a Hong Kong staging in 1988 as the inauguration production for the Artiste Training Alumni Association. Directed by Chung King-fai and with a cast of TV and film icons - Chow Yun-fat, Tony Leung, Carina Lau, Wong Yat-wah, Ng Mang-tat, Lo Hoi-pang et al, it became the hottest and much hailed stage production of the time. Caught in the Net, which Ray Cooney wrote in 2001, is a sequel to Run for Your Wife, and the hijinks of eighteen years ago continue…

The two-timing taxi-driver continues to revel in his dual-shift-double-wife lifestyle, and is still blessed with the round-the-clock help and unwavering support of his die-hard buddy. The only difference is that he now has a son and a daughter, by different wives, of course. The teenagers have never met each other, nor do they know each other’s existence, as they have been raised in two separate families. Yet, a crisis has finally popped up, because now, eighteen years later, we have - Facebook. Brother and sister have found each other in a “dad with same name” group and are meeting each other in person today. Our polygamous taxi-driver and his buddy are racking their brains and pulling all stops to prevent the siblings’ encounter…

 
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Creative Personnel and Cast
Playwright: Ray Cooney
Translator/ Adapter: Szeto Wai-kin
Director: Henry Fong
Producer: Dominic Cheung
Set Designer: Jacob Yu
Costume Designer: Shybil Yuen
Light Designer: Billy Tang
Sound Designer: Lau Wing-tao
Deputy Producer: Gladys Wong
Production Manager: Lawrence Lee
Performers: Cheung Tat-ming, Paper @ JuicyNing, Luther Fung, Mandy Yiu, Ko Siu-man, Au Yeung Chuen, Tam Tsz-ling
 
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Programme Length
Running time is about 2 hours and 30 minutes with a 20-minute intermission.
Latecomers will only be admitted until the intermission or a suitable break in the programme.
 
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Ticketing and Concession
Tickets available from 30 September onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by telephone credit card booking
Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students, and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis)
10% discount for every purchase of 4-9 standard tickets; 15% for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% for 20 or more standard tickets.
 
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Enquiries

Programme Enquiries:2268 7325 (LCSD)  2353 0880 (HKFDS)
Ticketing Enquiries:2734 9009
Credit Card Telephone Booking:2111 5999
Internet Booking:www.urbtix.hk
Website:www.hongkongdrama.com (HKFDS)

This programme contains coarse language.
The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.
The content of this programme does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
 
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