Panasonic Proudly Sponsors "The Diary of Song"

  • Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
  • 21.10.2017 - 05.11.2017
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Paul Poon wields his magic yet again, and Lee Chun Chow displays his innumerable talents
Together they conspire to uncover the confidential diary of the tiger-vanquishing hero


“What’s the difference between cat and mouse if the cat doesn’t catch a mouse?”
Everyone knows that Wu Song defeated a tiger. But who knew Wu Song also kept a diary?
 

Wizard playwright Paul Poon singles out Wu Song from the Chinese classic novel The Water Margin, using a comic approach to construct the character anew and Lee Chun Chow — renowned as an “actor’s actor” in Hong Kong — plays the title role.
 

The story begins with Wu Song fighting a tiger in Jingyang Pass, tracing the psychological process affecting his actions, accentuating the dilemma between idealism and reality. Wu being trapped in an emotional rut and his feelings of despair can easily be applied to our modern lives.
 

“Our generation lives in a time that controls us. All of us have a bitter tale to tell…”

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Performance Date & Venue

  • Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
  • 7:45pm 21, 24 – 26, 27#, 28, 31.10.2017 ; 1 – 4.11.2017
    2:45pm 22, 28 – 29.10.2017 ; 4 – 5.11.2017
  • $300, $250, $180 ($280*, $230*, $170*)
  • # Not available for public sales
    *Weekday Special
  • Presented in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles
  • No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme

Ticketing Info

For HKRep Pals Members

15% 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

10% discount for (Discounts only available at URBTIX outlets upon presentation of valid membership / staff cards)
  • Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
  • Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company
  • Chung Ying Theatre “Energy Fun Club plus” (max. 2 tickets)
  • 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
  • Tom Lee “Music For Life” Members
  • Members of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
  • Members or Staff of Broadway Photo Supply Limited
Tickets available at URBTIX now
Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999
Online Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries: 3103 5900

Cast & Production Team

Playwright / Director Paul Poon*
Set Designer Yuen Hon Wai
Costume Designer Edmond Wong
Lighting Designer Fung Kwok Kee Gabriel
Composer & Sound Designer Chan Wai Fat
Video Designer Leung Tsz Fung Benny
Chu Chi Fung
Assistant to Director Eddy Au Yeung
Guest Leading Cast Lee Chun Chow
Main Cast Man Sui Hing
Wang Wei
Yau Ting Fai
Ng Ka Leung
Siulung Ling
Chan Kiu
Manman Kwok
Kiki Cheung
Lau Shau Ching
Eddy Au Yeung
*With kind permission of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts