Win two tickets to King Lear at the PuSh Festival
This isKing Lear as you have never experienced it before: Wu Hsing-Kuo of Taiwan’s Contemporary Legend Theater has created a tour-de-force solo performance that fuses time-honoured Peking Opera techniques with Shakespeare’s classic tale of great power and cruel deception. This fascinating adaptation has been praised around the world for its blend of Eastern and Western theatrical forms, as well as for its revealing insight into one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated tragedies.
"Remarkable... a probing psychological study of wavering identity" - The New York Times
King Lear takes place on February 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. at the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts.
In Mandarin with English surtitles. Presented by the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and the Asian-Canadian Special Events Association.
The PuSh Festival is Vancouver's mid-winter festival presenting acclaimed local, national and international artists. The ninth annual festival takes place January 15 to February 3, 2013 at venues in and around Vancouver and features groundbreaking work in the live performing arts with theatre, dance, music, and various forms of multimedia and hybrid performance.
Details at pushfestival.ca.
Two tickets to the February 1 performance of King Lear at the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts (777 Homer Street).