Premiere

2017.05.04

Performance Dates

2017.05.04 - 07 8pm
2017.05.06 - 07 3pm
Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre

$220, $180 (Full-time Students & Senior Citizens aged 60 or above)

Series   

'New Directors' Movement' is financially supported by the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The content of this programme does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

 

Performance Elements
Theatre/ Dance / Puppetry/ Live Music

Language  
Cantonese with occasional English. English Surtitles

Number of Performers  
Actors  7 male 1 female
Musicians 2

THEATRE HORIZON PRESENTS
New Directors' Movement -
FAUSTUS

Why does a man fall? Doctor Faustus sells his soul to the devil, wagering twenty-four years of his life in exchange for immortality and power. With the help of Mephistopheles the devil, Faustus is able to do whatever he wills, to foresee what others have no clue, and to perform what others cannot imagine, but unable to find peace. Though he tries to break away, there is no turning back from his eternal damnation. In this classic written by the renowned playwright, Christopher Marlowe, Faustus strives to surpass others but when confronted with the unknown, where can he find the final destination of his heart? This group of young artists examine the fixations and frenzies of Faustus, incorporating drama, music and dance, inviting the spectators to a journey of lusts and temptations of Faustus.

Reviews  

The Typewriter | Review: Faustus (Theatre Horizon) / Clement Lee 2017.5.6
(Video)
Review by Dr. Wong Kwok Kui 2017.5.5
(Video) Review by theatre critic Mr. William Chan 2017.5.6

Reportage   

Mingpao Weekly | Spotlight:「新導演運動」之靈魂交易 (transl. Spotlight: Trading souls of the New Directors' Movement) /  Emily Choi  2017.4.21

Interview

RTHK | Cultural Express: Faustus  2017.4.23

 

Production Team

Author
 Christopher Marlowe
Artistic Director, Acting and
Directing Coarch
 Chan Chu Hei
Mentor to the Director Prof. Francis Yip
Director Chow Wai Chuen
Translator Chan Tai Yin
Choreographer & Performer
Mak Cheuk Hung

Set and Costume Designer Matthieu Chu
Lighting Designer Ting Leung Sun
Sound Designer Cher Ng Chun Tung
Performers Chau Ka Lun, Steve Leung Chan Kong Hung, Ivor Houlker @ Rooftop Productions, Ko Ki Yan
Lam Tze Yuen, Lai Chai Ming
Poon Chun Ho
Musicians Lawrence Lau
Yeung Wan Fei

Producer Julia Mok
Assistant Producer Mok Ka Yan
Production Manager Wingo Chan
Stage Manager  Libby Cheung
Deputy Stage Manager Judy Cheng
Assistant Stage Manager Choi Qian Hui
Costume & Wardrobe Assistant  
Kwok Yi Kwan

Surtitles Operator Ip Wai Wan, Lai Tsz Kwan
Surtitles Collation   Ip Wai Wan
Ko Ki Yan, Lai Chai Ming, Keziah Law
Mok Ka Yan, Sam Tang Ho Wai
Wong Chun Yu Jade

Graphic Designer Lai Ying Ying
Promotion Photographer 
Henry Wong@Henry Wong Studio
Rehearsal Photographers Joseph Pan
Ng King Lung

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