• HKRep Black Box (8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre)
  • 16.07.2020 - 02.08.2020
【In response to the developing situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Evolution originally scheduled from 16 July to 2 August 2020 has been cancelled and refunded. 】

So you can’t be a native Beijinger, but what price do you pay for your kid to be American?
Let’s risk it all and embark on this “evolutionary journey”
In the middle of the night, a husband accompanies his wife to the airport for a business trip to America. During the ride, the driver triggers a heated argument between them about the future of their offspring. The couple had innocently believed that having migrated to Beijing, their son would naturally become a native Beijinger. All three decide to take a big leap of faith, turning everything on its head along the way.
The Reader’s Theatre session on Evolution received tremendous feedback. This story’s fast clip and biting dialogue invite the audience to ringside seats in witnessing the birth and demise of a one-of-a-kind “species”. A theatrical experience not to be missed! 

Developed as part of “New Text – New Stage II”, an Ibsen International project for the development of new-writing

Performance Date & Venue

  • HKRep Black Box (8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre)
  • 8pm
    16-18, 21-24, 25*, 28*-31*.7.2020

    18^-19, 25^-26*.7.2020
  • $200
    Free Seating
  • ^Post-Performance Talk
    *Additional Performance
  • Presented in Cantonese
  • This programme contains strong language and adult content
  • Recommended for ages 12 and above

Ticketing Info

2020-21 Advance Booking Discounts

Available at URBTIX from 21.5 – 4.8.2020, up to 30% discount!
(apply to Main Stage programmes and Black Box programmes, except The Great Pretender – a musical)

For HKRep Pals Members

  • Purchase 1-3 programmes: 15% discount
  • Purchase 4 programmes: 20% discount
  • Purchase 5 programmes: 25% discount
  • Purchase 6 programmes or above: 30% discount

For non-HKRep Pals Members

  • Purchase 1 programme: 5% discount
  • Purchase 2 programmes: 10% discount
  • Purchase 3 programmes: 15% discount
  • Purchase 4 programmes: 20% discount
  • Purchase 5 programmes: 25% discount
  • Purchase 6 programmes or above: 30% discount

Other Ticket Discounts

50% discount for
  • Full-time Students (limited offer)
  • Senior Citizens aged 60 or above (limited offer)
  • People with disabilities & the minder. For purchase of each concessionary ticket for people with disabilities, the customer can purchase one ticket of same concession for a minder.

10% discount for
  • Members of CCDC Dance Inspirations
  • Club Bravo members of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Zuni’s Friends
  • Friends of The Hong Kong Ballet
  • Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
  • Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company
  • Chung Ying Theatre “Energy Fun Club plus”

10% discount for (Discounts only available at URBTIX outlets upon presentation of valid membership / staff cards)
  • Members of HKAPA Alumni Association
  • Members of Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servant’s Association
  • FANCL Club Members
  • Staff of Shun Hing Group
  • Bookaholic Members of The Commercial Press
  • Members of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
  • Members or Staff of Broadway Photo Supply Limited
  • Members of CCDC Student Dance Inspirations

Please contact HKRep before purchasing tickets if wheelchair seats are required. (Tel: 3103 5900) 

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999
Online Booking: www.urbtix.hk

Programme Enquiries: 3103 5900

Cast & Production Team

Playwright Gu Lei (Beijing)
Cantonese Translation Poon Pik Wan
Cantonese Translation/Director Wong Chun Ho
Set and Costume Designer Vanessa Suen
Lighting Designer Mousey Tse
Music and Sound Designer Sharon Tsang
Choreographer Max Lee
Cast Ng Ka Leung
ManMan Kwok
Eddy Au Yeung
Lui Si Lan
Kalok Chan
Tunes Ting
Trickle Choi
Vivian Chan

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