Timable Event


time 4 - 6 Jul 8pm (2hr)

time 6 - 7 Jul 3pm (2hr)

location JC Cube, Tai Kwun 》10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

fee: $280
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Tri Ka Tsai
/traɪˈ kɑ tsɐi/ noun.
Definition: A trilingual Gen X or millennial living in the post-colonial Hong Kong who speaks Cantonese, English and Putonghua.

Co-created by the multi-talented artists Yuri Ng, Anna Lo and Rick Lau, the original Hong Kong style cabaret performance Tri Ka Tsai examines this city’s bittersweet relationship with Cantonese, English and Putonghua. Mastering English had long been considered a ticket to success, and Hong Kong has groomed generations of “English-speakers” who spice up the language with their unique Cantonese accents and cadences. This was all lovely and well until we all suddenly realised that struggling with English wasn't enough, as struggling with Putonghua is now as important as ever...
In this bizarre yet unique trilingual environment of Hong Kong, how do Anna and Rick position themselves? And for that matter, how do we? Come on over and see if Anna and Rick can figure it out, and maybe you'll see Anna show off her Chinglish, or maybe you'll cry simultaneous tears of joy and horror at Rick's “Cantonghua”...don't know ah, you come see see la!

Production Team
Co-creator, Composer and Performer: Anna Lo
Co-creator, Text and Performer: Rick Lau
Director, Set and Costume Designer: Yuri Ng
Text: Leon Ko, Lam Bo, Sam Lau, Anna Lo, William Ng OFM, Chris Shum, Tony Taylor, Yan Tung, Manni Weng, Margaret Yang
Musicians: Wilson Lam, Antonio Serrano Jr., Victor Tsang, Wong Tak Chung
Lighting Designer: Mak Kwok Fai
Video Designer: Leung Hang Sin
Sound Engineer: Jonathan Lam
Costume Coordinator: Chan Ching Yu
Production and Stage Manager: Jason Ma
Deputy Stage Manager: Olivia Tse
Producer: Georgina Lo
Promotion Photographer: Pazu Chan
No latecomers will be admitted
Performed in Cantonese, English and Putonghua with Chinese and English surtitles
Recommended for ages 6 and above

About “Tai Kwun Theatre Season”
This Summer, Tai Kwun Theatre Season brings you 4 theatre experiences that you cannot miss! You will be fascinated by Tri Ka Tsai, an original Hong Kong style cabaret performance examining this city’s bizarre tri-lingual environment; Happily Ever After Nuclear Explosion, a play written and directed by Yan Pat To, the awardee of the Berlin Theatertreffen Stuckemarkt; “The Day I Fell Into A Book” , an immersive storytelling adventure into classical myths and the “trial” theatre Please, Continue (Hamlet) that involves real-life legal practitioners. Tickets are now available on Urbtix, buy now!

More Programme and discount details: https://bit.ly/2YcjTqm
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27 May (Mon) 10am onward

27 May (Mon) 10am onward

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