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Spring-Time Experimental Theatre - Rising Sun (Musical)

Rising Sun the Musical – Evolution Phase II

Venue Date & Time Price
Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
$190, 140, 100
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In Cantonese

A programme of the 2011 Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival
A programme of the 25th Macao International Music Festival 2011

The first step of mapping out New China: Hong Kong

“Where did I get my revolutionary ideas? It is entirely in Hong Kong.”

As the first generation of bilingual English and Chinese-speaking elite emerged in Hong Kong, the colony’s social order inspired Sun Yat-sen to reflect on the future of his country. Unfortunately, corruption within the Qing government was almost unstoppable.

This story takes place at the time when Sun Yat-sen was studying in Hong Kong. He formed the “Four Desperados” with his allies to save the country, with the care and support of his confidante, Chen Cui-fen. However, his wife, Lu Mu-zhen, arrived. It is never easy to find the balance between family, country and love. How could he take the first step of revolution at the age of only 22?

Personnel and Cast

Performers: Angus Chan, Yun-ki Lee, Ka-wai Leung, Donavan Chan, Ronald Lam, Owen Kwok, Cecilia Chan*, Caroline Lam
Script Advisor: Mr Peter B. Sun (descendant of Dr. Sun Yat-sen)
History Advisor Dr. Joseph Ting (former Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of History)
Producer: Clifton Ko
Produced / Play conceived by: Professor David Lung (Professor in Department of Architecture, University of Hong Kong)
Script / Lyrics by: Joseph Choi
Music selected and played by: Nancy Loo (concert pianist, radio programme host, actress and writer)
Theme composed by: Tonia Ko
Executive Producer / Director: Benny Yu
*With kind permission of Pants Production

Programme Length

Running time is about 1 hour 45 minutes without intermission.
Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
With post-performance talk after 20 January performance.

Ticket & Concession

Tickets available from 7 December 2012 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.


Programme Enquiries:2268 7325 (LCSD)  2793 1123 (Spring-Time Experimental Theatre)
Ticketing Enquiries:2734 9009
Credit Card Telephone Booking:2111 5999
Internet Booking:www.urbtix.hk
Website:www.springtime.com.hk (Spring-Time Experimental Theatre)

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.

Foyer Exhibition (Spring-Time Experimental Theatre - Rising Sun (Musical))

Venue Date & Time Price
Exhibition Corner, Yuen Long Theatre
Free Admission


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