Aladdin Auditions 2017!

Aladdin 2017 Hong Kong Players have been staging a traditional Christmas panto for more than 50 years. The show is an all-singing, all dancing extravaganza based on an original script. Come audition More »

The Snow King – The Mini Panto

EVENT DETAILS It’s that time of year again – oh yes it is! That fabulous musical extravaganza, the mini-panto is back. Based on Hong Kong Players’ Christmas panto, The Snow Queen which More »

Hong Kong Players presents: The Virtuous Burglar & A Cut in the Rates

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Aladdin Auditions 2017!

Aladdin 2017

Hong Kong Players have been staging a traditional Christmas panto for more than 50 years. The show is an all-singing, all dancing extravaganza based on an original script. Come audition and be a part of the team that brings the magic of panto to kids young and old this Christmas. You know you want to . . . oh yes you do!

Audition Dates

Weekends

Saturday June 3: 11am – 2pm

Sun June 18: 11am – 3.30pm)

Week nights

Tues, June 13– 7.30pm – 10pm

Weds, June 14 – 7.30pm – 10pm

Audition Venue: The auditions will take place at Hong Kong Players rehearsal space, Spooky 3 3/F, On Tat Building (Block D), 3-5 Pat Tat St, San Po Kong (near Diamond Hill), Kowloon
For detailed information on how to get there, visit www.hongkongplayers.com and click on Rehearsal Venue.

To book your audition time, please email: producer.hongkongplayers@gmail.com and tell us which date and approximate time you would prefer. (We will do our best to a lot you that time, but please be prepared to be flexible). You will receive confirmation of the booking and a form to fill in and bring to your audition.

Auditions for Principal Roles
Your audition will take 10-15 minutes – please arrive at least 15 minutes before your allotted time. You can audition for several roles if you wish, and we’ll provide pieces from previous panto scripts for you to audition with. We’d like to hear you sing and we’d like you to tell us a joke or two! Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. NB Principals should be 18 years or older

Principal Roles:

• Aladdin – nice but dim hero, son of Widow Twankey. Male character, can be played by Male or Female

• Widow Twankey – Dame. Poor laundry lady, mother to Aladdin and Wishy Washy. Female character to be played by a Male

• Wishy Washy – Buttons character, overworked. Smarter than Aladdin. Male character, can be played by male or female

• Azkaban – Villain, extremely evil. M or F

• Genie of the Lamp – magical, OTT character. M or F.

• Slave of the Ring – captive under the power of the villain. M or F.

• Princess – rich, pretty, nice but entitled, and not as smart as she thinks she is. F

• Princess’s Aide – loyal, practical and definitely smarter than the Princess. M or F

• Sultan / King – the Princess’s father, older male. M

Auditions for Musical Ensemble

The ensemble is the heart and soul of panto and we are looking for fabulous singers and dancers and actors with boundless enthusiasm and energy. Mainly modern dance, hip hop, also swing (lindy hop, jive). Other skills such as juggling, acrobatics, wire-walking, rollerblading, fire-eating, etc very welcome – come and show us what you can do! Ensemble auditions will take about 20 minutes during which you will be taught a song and a dance routine. NB, ensemble must be 11 years old or above.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your allotted audition time. Wear loose comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for dancing (no flip flops!). If you have long hair please tie it back.

The Snow King – The Mini Panto

EVENT DETAILS

It’s that time of year again – oh yes it is! That fabulous musical extravaganza, the mini-panto is back. Based on Hong Kong Players’ Christmas panto, The Snow Queen which was staged during the 2016 Christmas season, the mini panto is a musical entertainment starring seven young people with Down Syndrome who will get up onstage to share their talent and their endless enthusiasm with audiences.

This year’s event marks the third year running that Hong Kong Players is joining forces with the Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association to create a magical mini panto. The first two shows have both been joyous occasions in a room full of love and this year’s promises more of the same – with stand-out performances and songs including True Colours and Ice Ice Baby.

Last year we stepped into the magical world of Cinderella and this year we are heading to the Snow Kingdom, where all is dismal and cold – and it’s not just down to the weather! The Snow King is unhappy and he wants everyone else to be unhappy too. Come along and find out who will save the day by making the Snow King smile again and letting the sun come out!

Where:  Grappa’s Cellar, Jardine House, Central
Time:  12:00pm – 1:30pm (Door opens at 11:50am)
Fee: HK$120 (included one free drink)
Free for aged 3 or below (Drink and seat are not included)

All profits from the event go to the English-speaking group of the HKDSA.

Book here and call the venue on 2521 2322 for Lunch and Table reservations.

www.hongkongplayers.com

www.hk-dsa.org.hk

Hong Kong Players presents: The Virtuous Burglar & A Cut in the Rates

PLEASE NOTE: All ticket sales have stopped through Ticketflap and we have moved to urbtix. Please use the below link to buy tickets. https://ticket.urbtix.hk/internet/en_US/eventDetail/32417


Hong Kong Players present an evening of two hilarious plays presented by two directors and a wonderful cast in the McAulay Theatre, Arts Centre Wan Chai.

HK Players presents a double bill of hilarious one-act comedies. In The Virtuous Burglar by Dario Fo, a burglar is discovered when the owner of the flat returns unexpectedly with his mistress. The situation turns to farce when the owner’s wife arrives and the burglar is forced to pretend the mistress is his wife. In Alan Ayckbourn’s A Cut in the Rates, Miss Pickhart visits the illusionist Ratchet on official Town Hall business, and she discovers a sinister secret. It seems one of his magic tricks may have gone horribly wrong!