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2013
November
Stunning 3D juggling performance by Mark Nizer to be staged in December
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     Mark Nizer, a US-based winner of international juggling championships, will return to Hong Kong in December with his latest 3D production, "Mark Nizer 3D - A New Dimension in Entertainment", merging traditional juggling with the technology and challenges of 3D.

     The highlight acts will include Nizer playing a symphony with bouncing balls and creating a web of lights and sound using tubes. There will also be laser spinning and dancing in the dark. Audiences will be able to witness a brand new experience in juggling performance by putting on 3D glasses.

     Mark Nizer was awarded as Collegiate Entertainer of the Year and Comedy Entertainer of the Year in 1998. He has performed at thousands of venues around the world, including the Kennedy Center and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where he performed three times, and has made frequent appearances on television in the US. Nizer's performances combine original comedy, world-class juggling, physical movement, music and technology. He is always working on new ideas and tricks for his show.

     Details of the performances are as follows:

December 27 (Friday), 8pm
Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall
Ticket prices: $180, $150, $120

December 28 (Saturday), 8pm
Auditorium, Tai Po Civic Centre
Ticket prices: $180, $150, $120

December 29 (Sunday), 3pm
Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Ticket prices: $220, $160

     "Mark Nizer 3D - A New Dimension in Entertainment" (to be conducted in English with Chinese surtitles) is one of the attractions of the "Cheers!" series presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Tickets are now available at all URBTIX outlets, on the Internet and by credit card telephone bookings. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minders, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis). A maximum discount of 20 per cent is offered for the "Cheers!" series and group booking. Please refer to the programme brochure or leaflets for details.

     Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted. For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7323 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/f_entertainment/program_362.html. For ticketing enquiries, call 2734 9009; for credit card telephone booking, call 2111 5999. Internet bookings are available at www.urbtix.hk.

     Other "Cheers!" series programmes include "Town Musicians" by Jumbo Kids Theatre; "Hayley Westenra" with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong; "The Little Singers of Paris" (France); "What time is it, Uncle Fox?" by the Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education; "MoMo's Fancy Dress" by Make Friends With Puppet; the "Hong Kong Oratorio Society Christmas Concert - Christmas Fantasia"; Zunyi Acrobatic Troupe of Guizhou Province; "Sleeping Horses Lie" by Terrapin Puppet Theatre (Australia); and "ECHOA" by Arcosm Company (France).

Ends/Friday, November 15, 2013
Issued at HKT 14:30

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