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A festival of (very) short plays
Directed by Judi Bolton & Stephen Bolton


Where and When

McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre
23-27 March 2004


HK Players was delighted to introduce the ten-minute play genre to a Hong Kong audience. These plays hit fast and hit hard, packing huge amounts of theatrical energy into remarkably brief packages.

The Plays

Mrs. Sorken
by Christopher Durang
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
Mrs. Sorken Priscilla Jones



Ferris Wheel
by Mary Miller
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
John Robert Nield
Dorie Annie Mueller



by John Augustine
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
Siobhan Judi Bolton



The Man Who Couldn’t Dance
by Jason Katims
Directed by Judi BoltonCast
Gail Lou Mc William
Eric Stephen Elting



The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry
by Carol Real
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
Donna Lou McWilliam
Linda Lara Edelman
Amy Heidrun Kraft
Patrick James Graham



Love Poem #98
by Regina Taylor
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
Emmanuel Robert Nield
Mary Amanda Chapman
Wife Linda Davy



Anything for You
by Cathy Celesia
Directed by Judi BoltonCast
Gail Lara Edelman
Lynette Del Kaddatz



A Sermon
by David Mamet
Directed by Stephen BoltonCast
Clergyman Josh Blue


Production Team

Director (see play details)
Producer Priscilla Jones
Stage Manager Deborah Erwin
Lighting Designer Colin Wolstencroft
Sound Designer Stephen Bolton
Make-Up Designer Margaret Wright

Private Lives

by Noel Coward

Where and When

O2 Theatre, Fringe Club

27-31 July 2004


Elyot Chase Adam West
Sybil Chase Liz Stone
Victor Prynne Stephen Bolton
Amanda Prynne Maxine Scholfield
Louise Chi Nguyen

Production Team

Director Adam West
Producer Stephen Bolton
Stage Manager Urgyan Mueller
Set Designer Ernie Corpus
Costume Designer Claire Saeki
Lighting Designer Ernie Corpus
Make-Up Margaret Wright
Programme Designer Neerja Sujanani
Print Production Manager Neerja Sujanani
Publicity Photos Cheryl Elting
Front of House Brian Schwarze & Jackie Huke


Dr Andrew Baker
Dr Stephen Benton
Kate Burton & Phil Whelan (RTHK)
Liana Cafolla (SCMP)
Ray Charles RIP
Cheryl Elting
Jim Gould, Irene Ip, and all at “The Works” (ATV World)
Phil Harvey
Mr. Lo (Set Construction)
Geordie Steve Marr
Henry Scholfield
Stewie Griffin


Written by Vicki Geall, Stephen Bolton and Adam Balcombe


Where and When

Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre
2-11 Dec 2004


A cunning myst’ry has been planned
To lure you into Wonderland.
If you can solve each clever clue
You’ll find your ring and true love, too.
Your quest is not so very hard
The man you seek is quite a card.
There is a building you must find
Where dwells this hero, sweet and kind.
Don’t listen to the one who grins
And watch out for the mismatched twins.
You have a guide through unknown parts
She makes the whole place smell of…tarts.
The next step’s black or green, you see,
And what’s a butterfly-to-be?
You’ll meet a chick, when you have rambled
Whose brain is absolutely scrambled.
So start off now, and you won’t fail
Just look out for the cotton-tail.
Through these adventures you must go
Or else we haven’t got a show.


Mysterious Man in Black Adrian Davis
Ken Adam Balcombe
Kenneth Stephen Bolton
Alice Amanda Grundy
Prince Jack Katy Scott
David el Amante Schminky-Pinky-Boutros-Boutros-Galli-Hethethethetheth-Pethethethetheth Jones Peter Lowe
The White Rabbit Guy Russell
Madame PastaBest Lucas Cox
Queen of Hearts Ruth Kivela
Ventricle Josh Blue
Tweedle Dum Wendy Herbert
Tweedle Dummer Sean Piggott
DB Fairy Priscilla Jones
Cheshire Cat Elizabeth Horscroft
The Mad Hatter Brian Schwarze
The March Hare Amanda Chapman
Humpty Dumpty Jewel Turner
Caterpillar Stephen Elting

Production Team

Director Stephen Bolton
Producer Guy Russell
Assistant TO the Producer Priscilla Jones
Musical Director Gethyn Clothier
Choreographer Arvin Robles
Set Designer/Lighting Designer Ernesto Maurice Corpus
Costume Designers Elaine Wade & Carol Bloomfield
Stage Manager/Set Construction Adrian Davis
Make-Up Designer Margaret Wright


Santa Fe
Jebsen & Co Limited
Toys R Us
Kindermusik by Catherine
South China Morning Post
Worldwide Flight Services
Stauntons Group
Faust International Limited
Hong Kong Arts Festival
Elizabeth Lowe
BOC Gases
James Wan
Food by Fone
Jo Dehaney – Working the Web
Stewie Griffin