The Arrest of Ai Weiwei

Howard Brenton’s new play ‘The Arrest of Ai Weiwei’ is based on Ai Weiwei’s account in Barnaby Martin’s book Hanging Man, which is directed by James Macdonald, and designed by Ashley Martin Davis. Benedict Wong plays Ai Weiwei for it. Howard Brenton’s new play is based on recent conversations with Ai in which he told

Dancing around Duchamp

  Dancing around Duchamp is a major multi-disciplinary season of events across visual art, dance, theatre, film and music. The season orbits around the legendary figure of Marcel Duchamp and the Art Gallery’s major new exhibition The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns organised by
the Philadelphia Museum of Art and


In regards of theatre, the concept of on-stage and off-stage is pretty relative, and unified as well. Together they constitute a rich performance art world. In the following section, by introducing these theatre professionals, we could have a peek at the pluralism of theatre and their diverse way of presenting the world.  對於戲劇,臺上臺下是一組十分相對的概念,也是一組十分統一的概念。臺上與臺下,戲內與戲外才能組成一個豐富多元的戲劇 世界。下面這幾位戲劇人,從他們的生活和思考中便折射出了他們作品不同的特質和表現世界不同的方式。

Let’s talk about New writing

When typing Chinese characters “xin xie zuo” (new writing) in a search engine, you can immediately see lots of information about “Tian Qinxin • New Writing Project”. New Writing, a term originated in the UK in the mid-20th century, now has become a proper noun in Chinese. The project started to be carried out in

The Orphan Of ZHAO

Adaptations of traditional Chinese plays ——The Orphan of Zhao The Orphan of Zhao produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company was staged on 30 October 2012 as a part of the World Shakespeare Festival that tries to show works of playwrights all over the world at Shakespeare’stime. The Orphan of Zhao is well-known in the West


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