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Alice Theatre Laboratory - 1001 Nights of Pasolini (Re-run)

Venue Date & Time Price
Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall
$180, $120
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In Cantonese


“Real cruelty comes from the matter per se. It is the essence of living that makes a person a terror.” - Pier Paolo Pasolini


Deconstructing, reconstructing, and reinterpretation - a tribute to the controversial poet and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini.


On November 2, 1975, the world renowned Italian film director, Pier Paolo Pasolini, was killed in the suburbs of Rome.  He was brutally hit on the head, his body run over several times by his own car, and the murderer was a seventeen-year-old boy……


*This programme contains coarse language, adult content, nudity, violence and smoking scenes

Personnel and Cast

Text:Pasolini / Devised by Alice Theatre Laboratory

Director:Chan Hang Fai Andrew

Co-producers:Chan Shui Yu, Wong Wing Man

Executive Producer / Ticketing:Ip Man Yan*

Set & Costume Designer:Mo Ka Man

Lighting Designer:Cheng Micro

Composer & Sound Designer:Pang Chun Kit

Video Designer:Reeve Tang

Graphic Designer:Terrenz Chang

Hairstyling Designer:Charlie Luciano@Salon Go Ahead

Stage Manager:Chong Hiu Ting

Deputy Stage Manager:Chan Ka Yee

Assistant Stage Manager:Fan Man Yan

Actor:Chan Shui Yu, Ben So, Lai Ho Yin Desmond, Law Chung-kin, Kan Lap Keung, Hui Wing Sum, Wong Yee Mun, Leung Chi Chung Eric

* The Internship Scheme is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Programme Length

Running time is about 2 hours without intermission.

Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.

With post-performance talk after the performances on 19 April and 21 April.

About the Group

Alice Theatre Laboratory

Alice Theatre Laboratory (ATL) is a Hong Kong theatre company, registered as a charitable organization, that receives yearly grant from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. ATL is devoted to experimental performances. In the 2008-2012 seasons, Seven Boxes Possessed of Kafka (première, rerun, Shanghai tour, Beijing tour and Macao Tour), Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (première, rerun and Beijing tour), Beckett on Stage II: Reminiscence & Traces, The Maids, 1001 Nights of Pasolini and One Hundred Years of Solitude (première and Beijing tour) were critically acclaimed and nominated for and received a number of awards for the Hong Kong Drama Awards and the Hong Kong Theatre Libre. The company was also invited to perform in the Mainland for the purposes of cultural exchange. Recently, CNNGo has acclaimed ATL as one of the five most watchable Hong Kong theatre companies.

ATL is also a pioneer in Drama and Theatre Education. Promoting Drama in Education and Drama as Subject, ATL has been producing Theatre-in-Education programmes that suit the local education system since 2002.

Ticket & Concession

Tickets available from 8 March 2013 onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by credit card telephone 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) / 2784 7938 (Alice Theatre Laboratory)

Ticketing Enquiries:2734 9009

Credit Card Telephone Booking:2111 5999

Internet Booking:www.urbtix.hk

Website:www.alicetheatre.com (Alice Theatre Laboratory)


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.

Pre-performance Talk

Venue Date & Time Price
South Committee Room, 7/F, High Block, Hong Kong City Hall
Free Admission


In Cantonese

Host: CHAN Hang Fai Andrew (Artistic Director of Alice Theatre Laboratory)

Speakers: CHEUNG Lik Kwan (Assistant Professor, Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

CHENG Ching Hang Matthew (Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Film Critics Society, currently works at the Centre for Humanities Research at Lingnan University)


Free Admission. Limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please contact 2268 7325 for seat reservations.


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