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Literature Research & Publications

In addition to the publication of theatre related literature, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre is also responsible for the Script Development Scheme, Reader’s Theatre, seminars, and other related events, in order to encourage, document, preserve and consolidate creative activities in theatre through different platforms.

You can now collect a series of our publications and souvenirs for your enjoyment. Simply complete the booking form and return to us by fax (2541 8473) or by post to HKRep (4/F, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong.) Your book would be ready for collection or be delivered* to you within two weeks after telephone confirmation.

HKRep Pals & Members of the HKAPA Alumni Association enjoy 15% discount on regular price of HKRep publication series.

*Please email enquiry@hkrep.com to confirm postal charges if delivery is not made to a local address.

Contact:3103 5900 / enquiry@hkrep.com
Fax:2541 8473
Address:4/F., Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong


HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 27
Matthew Cheng’s Duet on Marriage: Auspicious Day & Ambiguous

Serial No.: 2122(1)LP
Price: @HK$130

This book comprises two scripts, Auspicious Day and Ambiguous written by local playwright Matthew Cheng. In Auspicious Day, a bride-to-be and her elder sister pour their hearts out with astounding family secrets on the wedding eve; In Ambiguous, a romantic chemistry between a middle-aged man and a housewife forces them each to ponder the meaning of their dreary marriage.

HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 26

Serial No.: 2021(1)LP
Price: @HK$55

Soon after she starts her job, a principal establishes a host of new rules, upsetting both staff and students. While she insists on her principles, the vice principal tries to counter with a softer approach, until an accident unleashes an unprecedented crisis. Principle written by Ivan Kwok was initially published as part of the HKRep Black Box Creative Series 1. This script—a story that debates the true meaning of education and justice—is now published as single title.

HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 25

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre x Raymond To Scripts: Haunted Haunted Little Stars, Love You Forever, I Have a Date with Autumn

Serial No.: 1920(2)LP
Price: @HK$180

As a master of playwriting, Raymond To had started his partnership with Hong Kong Repertory Theatre since 1979 and most of his works soon became classics as HKRep’s theatrical gems.  This book comprises To’s three scripts in recent years: Haunted Haunted Little Stars, Love You Forever and I Have a Date with Autumn. 

Packed with wondrous production stills, this book is a must-have for all theatre lovers!

HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 24

Anthony Chan’s Love Trilogy—Formula of the Thunderstorm, A Bowlful of Kindness, Footprints in the Snow (2nd Edition)

Serial No.: 1920(1)LP
Price: @HK$150

A compilation of three recent scripts by our Artistic Director Anthony Chan. As a tribute to Cao Yu’s masterpiece Thunderstorm, Formula of the Thunderstorm depicts a playwright who shares an “intertwining relationship” with Cao’s Thunderstorm characters. A Bowlful of Kindness is nothing less than the 1960s’ kaleidoscope, in which one will feel the warmth and neighbourhood spirit of fellow Hongkongers.  On the surface, Footprints in the Snow is about the “bromance” and the complicated relationship between a Chinese opera writer and an actor who plays a female role, but in essence it touches those who treasure the playwright’s talents.  Production stills of the three scripts are included in this compilation.

HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 23

HKRep Black Box Creative Series 1: White Blaze of the Morning, An Unjust Good Fellow, Principle

Serial No.: 1819(2)LP
Price: @HK$166

Three young playwrights’ visions of contemporary Hong Kong are included in this one-volume collection—White Blaze of the Morning by Yan Pat-to, An Unjust Good Fellow by Callas Cheang, Principle by Ivan Kwok.

HKRep Theatre Literature Studies Series Volume 22

Hu Xueyan, my Dear (Playscript)

Serial No.: 1819(1)LP
Price: @HK$88

Playwright Paul Poon chronicles the legendary life of celebrated merchant Hu Xueyan as a candid reflection of late Qing Dynasty political intrigue, featuring the conflict between East and West, the hunter and the hunted…

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