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Detention, a non-verbal comedy combined with powered acrobatics, off-the-wall clowning and throbbing percussion, is about three naughty high school boys chasing a beautiful female classmate around in a detention class, but because their short-tempered teacher frequently checks in on them, they must be very careful while monkeying around. The ensuing chaos is a hilarious uproar of mischief and mayhem not to be missed. Director Tang Shu-wing, who has directed Titus Andronicus in London’s Globe to Globe Festival in May 2012, will lead a brilliant cast helmed by the Champion of World Women Model Physique. All ages.
Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio.
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Detention14 Aug 2012
Mr Bean meets Olympic gymnastics: physical comedy, Hong Kong style
Hong Kong show Detention is a highly accomplished example of a form of physical comedy that is extremely popular in east Asia. If you haven’t encountered this kind of work on the Edinburgh Fringe in the past, think Mr Bean crossed with Olympic…
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