SCOLAR English Alliance “From Page to Stage®” Programme 2021 – Comedy of Mistakes

– A Young Person’s Guide to the Theatre – Adapted from Sherlock Holmes’ The Speckled Band

Comedy of Mistakes Trailer

This is a (nearly) original play inspired by Benjamin Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, with a play within a play adapted from Sherlock Holmes’ The Speckled Band. Comedy of Mistakes is where everything goes wrong on stage with hilarious consequences. And when it all finally goes right, you will get a rare glimpse of the diverse aspects of what and whom constitutes a theatre production. Don’t miss this unique and ground-breaking piece of theatre!

Co-directors/ Playwrights/ Adaptation: Dr Vicki Ooi & Oscar Fung

In English with bilingual surtitles

Public Shows

7, 14/3/2021 Sun 2:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
Approximately 60 minutes

For aged 6 or above

Ticket Price: $200* / $150*
Tickets available at URBTIX from 25 January 2021

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking:
Mobile Ticketing App: My URBTIX (Android & iPhone Versions)
Programme Enquiries: 2520 1716 | [email protected]

*50% discount for full-time students, people with disabilities and the minder, senior citizens aged 60 or above and CSSA recipients. 5% discount for every purchase of 10 or more full-price tickets. All the above discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offer.

School Programme

Learning and Participation theatre education platform in English

Pre-show In-school Workshop ^
January to March
► 1 to 1.5 hours
► Introduction to the background and plot of the play
► Introduction to the characteristics of professional theatre
► Interactive games and activities led by professional theatre artists

English Theatre Performance
Mon to Fri
10:15am / 1:45pm / 4:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes, including post-show interactive activities

Post-show In-school Workshop^
March to April
► 1 to 1.5 hours
► Follow-on learning through games and activities
► Reflective understanding of the theatre production with video and visual materials

Electronic Education Pack
Three levels of content aligned to students, English abilities (Choice of 2 out of 3)

S.1 to 6 students and teachers from local schools

Subject Parameters: Arts Education, Language Learning, Drama Education, Liberal Studies, Other Learning Experiences, Cross-disciplinary Learning

School Enrolment (Second Round): from 9am, 16 November 2020 (with limited quota, first-come, first-served)
Enrol via SCOLAR: click here to download the application form

Click HERE for tickets availability of school performances

Programme & Workshop Enquiries
AFTEC 2520 1716 | [email protected]

^Applicable to school enrolment of 80 tickets or more. School booking less than 80 tickets will entitle to workshops at venues to be announced.

The presenter reserves the right to postpone, cancel, modify the programme format or substitute artists should unavoidable circumstances arise.

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