The Rite of Passage of A Golden Boy in Colonial Hong Kong
17,24/09/2023 (Sun) 2:30pm
Venue：Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Ticket Price： $350*，$280
Inspired by Martin Booth's Gweilo Renowned novelist Martin Booth came to settle in British colony Hong Kong in the 50s when his father was assigned here by the British army. His childhood coincided with how this city grew to be one of the most prosperous metropolises in the world. He has a direct experience of East meeting West. In 2002 he was diagnosed with brain cancer, which induced him to write a memoir of his unforgettable relationship with this Eastern gem. He died shortly after he finished Gweilo.
Artistic director Wu Hoi Fai, together with the French-Finnish actor Micah Sandt, are going to deliver this fascinating story alongside with other autobiographical materials collected. Ready to explore British colonial Hong Kong in the 50s? Get a ticket now and be mesmerized by this critically acclaimed solo performance of Micah Sandt.
This programme is approximately 1 hours 30minutes. Latecomers will only be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
Performed in Cantonese and English with bilingual surtitles.
^Suitable for ages 6 or above.
^Hong Kong Arts Development Council fully supports freedom of artistic expression. The views and opinions expressed in this project do not represent the stand of the Council.
^The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary
Original Aurthor: Martin Booth
Set and Costume Designer: Suen Wing Kwun
Lighting Designer: Cheng Hoe Ling Sarah
Composer and Sound Designer: Jacklam Ho
Live Musician: Sean Lai, Bernard Chan