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2011-10-08

ACT proudly announces the return of the most highly-anticipated music event of the year

 

After the success of WHAT A PAIR (2009) and WHAT A PAIR 2: FROM GLEE TO GODSPELL (2010),

ACT is proud to present its third annual evening of duets,

 with part of the proceeds going to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. 

 

ACT What A Pair 3 Poster Email

Duets from the 70s, 80s, 90s and Naughties

will be performed by some of Hong Kong's top talent,

with special guests, The Vibes.

Rockstar prizes donated by local artists and businesses will be raffled off at the interval.    

 

Tickets are available through Grappa's Cellar.

Advanced table bookings are available, as of October 1st 2011.

For reservations, please call Grappa's Cellar at 2521 2322.

Show time is 8:00pm.

Tickets are $180 per person, which includes one standard drink.

 

WHEN

Saturday Oct.22, 2011

TIME

8:00 p.m.

WHERE

Grappa¡¦s Cellar

Jardine House, Central

ENQUIRIES

whatapair@acthongkong.com

TICKETS

$180 (incl. one standard drink)

(with part of the proceeds going to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation)

 

This event is made possible through the generous support of the following:

 

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ACT WAP3 Logos

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Reserve your table by calling Grappa¡¦s Cellar at 2521 2322.

 

 

 

2011-07-03

ACT proudly announces additional auditions for What A Pair 3

After two years of unforgettable performances and generous audiences, WHAT A PAIR returns with a hard vengeance.

This year, for the first time, all performers will be featured with a live band.

They will bring to the stage some of the best from the history of rock music.

Open Auditions for

WAP3

WHEN

Thursday, July 7 ¡P 7:00pm - 9:00pm

TIME

7:00pm to 9:0pm

WHERE

The Skylark Lounge

(Located near the intersection of Arbuthnot Road at the end of Hollywood Road, directly above 7-11.)

WHAT TO PREPARE

You must email whatapair@acthongkong.com to book an audition slot.

A duet from the Rock genre, which can of course include songs that are not traditionally duets, from the 70s to the 90s and beyond.

Whatever you choose, make it ROCK!

 

ENQUIRIES/AUDITION SLOTS

whatapair@acthongkong.com

Performance DETAILS

What A Rack: From Your Heart to Nirvana

Saturday Oct.22, 2011

Grappa's Cellar, Jardine House

8:00 p.m.

*Part of proceeds to be donated to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation

 

After the success of WHAT A PAIR (2009) and WHAT A PAIR 2: FROM GLEE TO GODSPELL (2010), This is American Community Theater's (ACT) Third Annual October Evening of Duets, with part of the proceeds of the night going to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. Last year we featured duets from Glee, films and musicals. This year promises to be even better, as we are featuring a LIVE BAND.

 

Please share this audition notice with folks you know who love to rock, but just haven't met the right band yet.

 

 

 

2011-03-07

 

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ACT proudly presents the Hong Kong Premiere of

 

In the Next Room *

or

The Vibrator Play *

* This play is strictly for audiences over 18 only.

 

A new comedy play by Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Ahmed El-Alfy

 

Very Limited Seating Left:

Only Saturday matinee seats available

all evening performances sold out

 

Presentation1 Click below to read CNN¡¦s interview with director Ahmed El-Alfy

 

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Presentation1 Click below to see photos of the production

The Vibrator Play Photos

 

ACT The Vibrator Play or In the Next Room Front

A fanciful but compassionate consideration of the treatment, and the mistreatment, of women in the late 19th century, this spirited and stimulating (sorry) new comedy from one of America's brightest young playwrights Sarah Ruhl.

 

The play is set in a spa town in the vicinity of the United States in the late 1800s. Electricity has just begun to spread its mysterious glow in the homes of the well-to-do. It has recently been installed in the parlor of Dr. and Mrs. Givings, and more significantly in the room next door, the doctor¡¦s ¡§operating theater,¡¨ where he practices gynecology and the treatment of ¡§hysteria¡¨ using that strange electric-powered box.

 

Comical though the play¡¦s depiction of Dr. Givings¡¦s methods might seem, it is based on historical fact. The use of primitive vibrators to treat women suffering from a variety of psychological ailments referred to as hysteria is well documented. But Ms. Ruhl¡¦s play is hardly intended as an elaborate dirty joke at the expense of the medical profession. Her real subject is the fundamental absence of sympathy and understanding between women and the men whose rules they had to live by for so long, and the suspicion and fear surrounding female sexuality and even female fertility.

 

Performance Dates

Wednesday March 9 8:00pm SOLD OUT

Thursday March 10 8:00pm SOLD OUT

Friday March 11 8:00pm SOLD OUT

Saturday March 12 Matinee Show 3:00pm

Saturday March 12 8:00pm SOLD OUT

 

Tickets

URBTIX

http://www.urbtix.hk

Tel 2111 5999

$220 for adults, $180 for concession holders.

** This play is strictly for audiences over 18 years old.

 

Performance Venue

McAulay Studio Theatre

Hong Kong Arts Centre

2 Harbour Road,

Wanchai, Hong Kong

 

 

 

 2011-02-28

ACT proudly presents the Hong Kong premiere of The Vibrator Play

 

 

Click below to read CNN¡¦s interview with director Ahmed El-Alfy

ACT CNN GO

Get your tickets to the smash hit historical sex comedy

ACT The Vibrator Play or In the Next Room Front

In the Next Room *

or

The Vibrator Play *

* This play is strictly for audiences over 18 only.

 

A new comedy play by Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Ahmed El-Alfy

 

A fanciful but compassionate consideration of the treatment, and the mistreatment, of women in the late 19th century, this spirited and stimulating (sorry) new comedy from one of America's brightest young playwrights Sarah Ruhl.

 

The play is set in a spa town in the vicinity of the United States in the late 1800s. Electricity has just begun to spread its mysterious glow in the homes of the well-to-do. It has recently been installed in the parlor of Dr. and Mrs. Givings, and more significantly in the room next door, the doctor¡¦s ¡§operating theater,¡¨ where he practices gynecology and the treatment of ¡§hysteria¡¨ using that strange electric-powered box.

 

Comical though the play¡¦s depiction of Dr. Givings¡¦s methods might seem, it is based on historical fact. The use of primitive vibrators to treat women suffering from a variety of psychological ailments referred to as hysteria is well documented. But Ms. Ruhl¡¦s play is hardly intended as an elaborate dirty joke at the expense of the medical profession. Her real subject is the fundamental absence of sympathy and understanding between women and the men whose rules they had to live by for so long, and the suspicion and fear surrounding female sexuality and even female fertility.

 

Performance Dates

Wednesday March 9 8:00pm

Thursday March 10 8:00pm

Friday March 11 8:00pm

Saturday March 12 Matinee Show 3:00pm

Saturday March 12 8:00pm

 

Tickets

URBTIX

http://www.urbtix.hk

Tel 2111 5999

$220 for adults, $180 for concession holders.

** This play is strictly for audiences over 18 years old.

 

Performance Venue

Mcaulay Studio Theatre

Hong Kong Arts Centre

2 Harbour Road,

Wanchai, Hong Kong

 

 

 

2011-02-09

ACTnow! Ticket Booking promotion

Next week, tickets go on sale for ACT¡¦s first show of 2011,

In the Next Room *

or

The Vibrator Play *

* This play is strictly for audiences over 18 only.

 

But for the next seven days, you can purchase your tickets early by emailing carly@acthongkong.com.

Through the ACTnow! Ticket Booking promotion, you can

¡Ô Purchase your tickets early

¡Ô Pick up your tickets at the theater door

¡Ô Save the hassle of collecting your tickets before the show

So, what are you waiting for? Send your ticket requests by emailing carly@acthongkong.com.

 

 

Vibrator Play Poster

 

In the Next Room *

or

The Vibrator Play *

* This play is strictly for audiences over 18 only.

 

A new comedy play by Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Ahmed El-Alfy

 

A fanciful but compassionate consideration of the treatment, and the mistreatment, of women in the late 19th century, this spirited and stimulating (sorry) new comedy from one of America's brightest young playwrights Sarah Ruhl.

 

The play is set in a spa town in the vicinity of the United States in the late 1800s. Electricity has just begun to spread its mysterious glow in the homes of the well-to-do. It has recently been installed in the parlor of Dr. and Mrs. Givings, and more significantly in the room next door, the doctor¡¦s ¡§operating theater,¡¨ where he practices gynecology and the treatment of ¡§hysteria¡¨ using that strange electric-powered box.

 

Comical though the play¡¦s depiction of Dr. Givings¡¦s methods might seem, it is based on historical fact. The use of primitive vibrators to treat women suffering from a variety of psychological ailments referred to as hysteria is well documented. But Ms. Ruhl¡¦s play is hardly intended as an elaborate dirty joke at the expense of the medical profession. Her real subject is the fundamental absence of sympathy and understanding between women and the men whose rules they had to live by for so long, and the suspicion and fear surrounding female sexuality and even female fertility.

 

Performance Dates

Wednesday March 9 8:00pm

Thursday March 10 8:00pm

Friday March 11 8:00pm

Saturday March 12 Matinee Show 3:00pm

Saturday March 12 8:00pm

 

Tickets

$220  for adults

$180 for concession holders

* This play is strictly for audiences over 18 only.

 

Email carly@acthongkong.com for ACTnow Ticketing Promotion.

Public ticket sale details coming soon.

 

Performance Venue

Mcaulay Studio Theatre

Hong Kong Arts Center

2 Harbour Road,

Wanchai, Hong Kong

 

 

 

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