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Jordan Cheng. © Simon Ma
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  • Music by Njo Kong Kie
  • Text by Wong Teng Chi
  • Directed by Tam Chi Chun

NAC English Theatre Presentation

A Macau Experimental Theatre/Music Picnic/Point View Art Association (Macau/Toronto) Production

This elegant musical drama tells the story of a respected diplomat and a Chinese opera star who fall hopelessly in love, only to find themselves caught in a web of deceit and betrayal. When the opera star is revealed as a spy – and a man – the two must face the prospect of their mutual downfall. 

Based on a true story that rocked the diplomatic world, Mr. Shi and His Lover is an intimate portrayal of forgiveness and redemption – because the heart wants what it wants.

Performed in Mandarin with English surtitles.

Duration

Performance is approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.

video: Mr. Shi and His Lover | 2015 @Taipei | Trailer
Mr. Shi and His Lover | 2015 @Taipei | Trailer
video: Mr. Shi and His Lover January 3 - 13
Mr. Shi and His Lover January 3 - 13
Jordan Cheng. © Simon Ma
Jordan Cheng © Etang Chen
Jordan Cheng and Derek Kwan © Erik Kuong
Jordan Cheng © Erik Kuong
Jordan Cheng and Derek Kwan © Erik Kuong
Derek Kwan and Jordan Cheng © Erik Kuong

Artists

  • Music by Njo Kong Kie
  • Text by Wong Teng Chi
  • Directed by Tam Chi Chun
  • featuring Jordan Cheng and Derek Kwan
  • Musicians Yukie Lai and Njo Kong Kie
  • Set and Costume Concept Tam Chi Chun
  • Lighting Designer Fung Kwok Kee Gabriel
  • English Translation Derek Kwan
  • Sound Engineer Ryan A. McNabb
  • Projection Operator Echo Zhou
  • Stage Manager Luby Lam
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