Hong Kong Students: January 2017 To Feature 'Wicked' & 'The World of Tim Burton' Exhibition

Top Quote January in Hong Kong will be a great start to 2017 for students who are fans of the imagination and visual creativity of film director Tim Burton, or who happen to love a good fantasy tale of warriors, dwarves and witches played out on the big stage. Those who appreciate both are in for a real treat! End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 11, 2017 - 'The World of Tim Burton' is an exhibition featuring over 500 original items and creations from the man behind such films as Beetlejuice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Planet of the Apes and Alice in Wonderland.

    Burton may be best known for his cinematic work, yet he is also an illustrator, author and artist and the exhibition showcases the full range of his creative production. It includes works from Burton's childhood to the present day, curated from his personal archive.

    'The World of Tim Burton' is already on at ArtisTree in Quarry Bay and runs until 23 January 2017, open daily from 10 am to 10 pm and with tickets priced from HK$144 (for students). More information on the exhibition can be found at www.theworldoftimburton.hk

    Now playing in Hong Kong until 22 January 2017 is Wicked, one of Broadway and the West End's most celebrated and spectacular musicals having enchanted 50 million theatre-goers and won numerous international awards. Of wizards, witches, sorcery and magic, it tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz with stunning costumes and show-stopping songs.

    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts' Lyric Theatre in Wanchai is the venue for Wicked's season of daily performances each Tuesday to Sunday (none on Monday). For more information on the show and the various ticket prices, visit www.wickedworldwide.com

    On 19 and 22 January 2017, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will perform The Ring Cycle Part 3: Siegfried from Wagner's supreme operatic masterpiece The Ring of the Nibelung. This continues the journey into the world of gods, dwarves, warrior maidens and the superhero Siegfried, who forges his father Siegmund's shattered sword, kills a dragon and rushes to the Magic Fire-encircled rock where the heroine Brunnhilde sleeps, to awaken her.

    Tickets to the 19 January (at 6 pm) and 22 January (at 3 pm) performances at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall in Tsim Sha Tsui start from HK$280. More information is at www.hkphil.org

    The venues ArtisTree, Lyric Theatre and Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall are all near an MTR (Mass Transit Railway) station, making them easy to reach from dorms or student apartments in Hong Kong, including Campus Hong Kong located in Tsuen Wan. Campus Hong Kong guests can take a complimentary shuttle bus from their off-campus student housing to the MTR and from there it's a 20 minute trip to Tsim Sha Tsui and another 10-20 minutes to Wanchai and Quarry Bay.

    About Campus Hong Kong:
    On the Tsuen Wan coastline facing Tsing Ma Bridge and the South China Sea, Campus Hong Kong provides modern, stylish and well-appointed off campus student accommodation. Dormitory and private room options are available, while property facilities include a fitness centre, open-air swimming pool and Jacuzzi (in summer time), all day restaurant and social gathering place. The MTR (Mass Transit Railway) is a short drive away by complimentary shuttle bus.

    For more information please contact:
    Campus Hong Kong
    rsvn ( @ ) campushk dot com

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