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The Coffin is Too Big for the Hole
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The Coffin is Too Big for the Hole

Part of 郭宝崑节 Kuo Pao Kun Festival 2012

Presented by: Buds Theatre Company, Cheryl Lee & Lucas Ho

Date: 19 – 21 Jul 2012, Thu – Sat

Time: 8:00pm (extra 3:00pm show on Sat)

Venue: Theatre, The Substation

Ticket Prices: $15 / $10 (concession)

Tickets available from: box office

Contact: Mish’aal 6337 7800 / boxoffice@substation.org

Website:
www.substation.org/the-coffin-is-too-big-for-the-hole
budstheatre.com

Synopsis:
The picture is too big for the frame / The spectacles are too big for her face / The file is too big for the drive / Her nose is too big for her face / Her head is too big for her frame / The uniform is too big for the kid / The letter is too big for the envelope / The Body is too big for the coffin / The Sun is too big for the moon / The sky is too big for the plane / The plane is too big for the sky

A piece of theatre devised in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the passing of the illustrious, Kuo Pao Kun, graduates of the 2011/2 BYT• programme came together to acknowledge/recognise the influence of this great practitioner on their lives and beg the question ‘is the Coffin Still Too Big for the Hole?’

This diverse and original piece of work will demonstrate the thinking of modern man and highlight the significant changes in society since the original piece was formed almost 30 years ago.

This is a series of stories of the dead and dying.

The primary objective of this project is offer young graduates of the BYT• programme the opportunity to demonstrate their newly acquired skills on stage and to help them investigate further the idea of a professional career in theatre, in accordance with the programme’s aims and objectives.


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