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Address: 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
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Visited HKAPA ona rare Saturday afternoon off during a recent business trip to see the international touring production of 'Wicked'. Theatre is well appointed, however lacks some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited HKAPA ona rare Saturday afternoon off during a recent business trip to see the international touring production of 'Wicked'. Theatre is well appointed, however lacks some concessions or things to do before entering the auditorium and some of the space could be better used (a nice bar would be ideal). The theatre itself is very comfortable with large armchair... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We came here to watch another Musical Wicked this time. There are local Productions held as well most times. It's not as big as the Asia expo. There is a coffee corner for us to grab a cup of coffee and a quick bite too.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Theatre, saw the performance of the international touring company of Wicked, looking forward to returning to see West Side Story...as well caught two shows part of the Children's Theatre Festival, but I was impressed with the school while visiting, the students are lucky to have such a space, I hope in the future to catch a student performance while... More 

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Thank TaylorDeanWilson
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Been there several times. Sound of Music, Singing In The Rain snd recently; for "Wicked". Theater facilities and sound effects is quite good. Convenient location that can be easily reached by various forms of public transport. My children go there occasionally for ballet practice at the dance studios.

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Thank Edmund L
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Visited Lyric Theatre of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts many times, for different musicals, ballets and plays. Last week, I watched a spectacular musical there. I would say, I am confident of the theatre facilities and sound effects there. They are of a professional level. A convenient venue which can be reached from Admiralty MTR station on foot.

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Thank ZY1907
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Saw the latest RSC version of the history plays here last March. It's a well-managed professional theater that can seat around 1,000 viewers. Easy to find in Wan Chai.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

An excellent show for the young and old. Lots of fun with dancing and singing. The British jokes were super. Area was easily accessible by trains. They also have a car park there.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

I've been to see The Sound of Music here last month, the main theatre here call Lyric Theatre is a medium size theatre. The auditorium size is really great for play musical or event dance show. Though the place is really nice but the access is a bit difficult to access from the train. It is about 10-15 minutes walk... More 

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Thank kinglear13
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We went to watch 'The Sound of Music' musical this afternoon. The show itself was pleasant but the facility could do with some simple renovations. The carpets on the stairs were so threadbare that most were covered in what looked like packaging tape! And the flooring on the first level was uneven. My strongest criticism is the lack of communication... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

The 43rd Hong Kong Arts Festival featured a number of international performances at the HKAPA venues in Wan Chai again this year, several which we very much enjoyed here. We very much enjoyed the Dublin based Gate Theatre's performance of Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudge. This was a lovely evening, one that had us longing for more regular opportunity to... More 

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