CTC World Tour

CTC World Tour

CTC World Tour
Around the World TWICE in 60 DAYS !
3 Aug 2000 – 23 Sep 2000

National Arts Council’s NEWS RELEASE dated 5 July 2000

Date

Venue

Programme

3 – 4 Aug 2000

Belo Horizonte, Brazil International Theatre Festival 2000

Featuring CTC’s new generation of artists See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Wu Poh Yin, Wong Kwok Onn, Cheong Siew Wai, Cheong Sok Lian, Leong Woon Yau, Lo Siu Ling, Chan Mei Leng, Kwok Kwong Luen, Wan Siew Fung, Yong Ah Meng, groomed by Mrs Joanna Wong JP BBM and Miss Lou Mee Wah, both Cultural Medallion winners, in Cantonese Opera Extravaganza:-
1) “Joy At The Imperial Garden”
2) “The Patriotic Princess”
3) “Picking The Jade Bracelet”
4) “Meeting At The West Lake” from “Madam White Snake”

6 – 7 Aug 2000

Belo Horizonte, Brazil International Theatre Festival 2000

Full Length Cantonese Opera “A Costly Impulse” starred by Joanna Wong JP BBM and Lou Mei Wah

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7 Aug 2000
2.00 – 3.30 pm

Belo Horizonte, Brazil International Theatre Festival 2000

A special pedagogical programme within the Festival Programme aims to give performing art professionals a chance of establishing contact with other forms of theatre works. The theme this year is “the playwrighting process”. Mr Leslie Wong will conduct this programme, using CTC’s “English” Chinese opera “Madam White Snake” as an example.

23 – 25 Aug 2000

Hannover, Germany World Expo ’2000 Singapore Pavilion

See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Cheong Siew Wai & Koo Lye Huat in:-
1) Cantonese Opera Performances:-
a) “The Monkey God and Princess Iron Fan”
b) “The Patriotic Princess”
c) “A Parting Song of Love:
2) Face Painting Workshops

28 Aug 2000

Paris France Embassy of the Republic of Singapore

Joanna Wong JP BBM represents CTC in Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Association L’Opera Cantonnais En Europe (the umbrella organisation for Cantonese Opera Groups in Europe)

3 Sep 2000

Paris, France Theatre de Nieully

Joint Presentation with Association L’Opera Cantonnais En Europe:-
1) “Picking the Jade Bracelet” (Opera Excerpt by See Too Hoi Siang and Cheong Siew Wai)
2) “A Melancholic Farewell” (Solo by vocalist Kwan Siu Ping)
3) “Lady Prime Minister Meng Li Jun” (Opera excerpt by See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Cheong Siew Wai, Wu Poh Yin)

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11 Sep 2000

Brussels, Belgium
(Performance venue to be decided by the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore)

Chinese Opera excerpt “Meeting At The West Lake” from “Madam White Snake” featuring See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Wu Poh Yin, Cheong Siew Wai) *

13 Sep 2000

Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp Theatre
(International Cantonese Opera Festival 2000 organised by Association L’Opera Cantonnais En Europe)

1) “Return of The Romance Swallow” (Solo by vocalist Kwan Siu Ping)
2) “Lady Prime Minister Meng Li Jun” (Opera excerpt by See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Cheong Siew Wai, Wu Poh Yin

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17 Sep 2000

New York, USA
New York Chinese Community Center

Joint Presentation with Wossin Inc Center for Chinese:-
1) Opera excerpt “Meeting At The Monastery” from “The Patriotic Princess” by See Too Hoi Siang and Frances Wong Kum Yeng;
2) Opera excerpt “Lady Prime Minister Meng Li Jun” by See Too Hoi Siang, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Cheong Siew Wai

23 Sep 2000

Shanghai, China (PRC)
Shaw Theatre

Joint Presentation with the Jinhua School of Arts:-
1) “Princess Bai Hua” featuring See Too Hoi Siang, Kong Yew Cheong, Wu Poh Yin;
2) “The Patriotic Princess” featuring Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Lee Li Ngoh;
3) “Madam White Snake” featuring See Too Hoi Siang, Kong Yew Cheong, Wu Poh Yin, Wong Kwok Onn, Kwok Kwong Luen, Koo Lye Huat, Frances Wong Kum Yeng, Cheong Siew Wai, Chan Kwai Lin, Soo Eng Soon, Lee Li Ngoh *

* denotes dialogue and singing in English