SCOLAR English Alliance “From Page to Stage®” Programme 2019 - “The Count of Monte Cristo”

A redemptive journey from vengeance to justice

The story of Alexandre Dumas’ famous The Count of Monte Cristo is re-imagined as a modern thriller. The Count of Monte Cristo is about a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune, and sets about exacting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. This is an exciting adventure story with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, presented in a stylish and entertaining way.

Director & Adapation: Dr Vicki Ooi
Assistant Director: Oscar Fung
Main Cast: Warren Adams, Ariel Cheung, Thomas Lawson, Barry O’Rorke, Michael Sharmon, Constantine Spandagos, Suen Chi Hung

In English with bilingual surtitles

Public Performances
3 & 10 / 3 / 2019 Sun 2:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes with free pre- & post-show creative activities at the foyer

For aged 6 and above

Tickets available at URBTIX
$220#*, $200*, $150*
#Including 20-min post-show stage tour (quota applies)

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.

Secondary School Performances
Pre-show in-school workshop#
January to March 2019
• 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
27 / 2 – 15 / 3 / 2019
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#
February to April 2019
• 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 5 students and teachers from local schools

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


SCOLAR 3527 0167 / 3153 4283
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.

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