A Musical About Matteo Ricci is Coming to HK
Hong Kong Cultural Centre to put on view a large-scale musical about the legendary missionary on April 20-28th.
For renowned actor Damian Lau Chung-yan the musical directing experience is a first. It took two years in production, and this spring, the musical which will tell the story of Father Ricci with entertaining elements to attract non-believers to come and watch is ready to be staged late April in Hong Kong.
The show will have drama, dances as well as performances with Chinese and western musical instruments. The creative team behind the musical aims to reacquaint the audience with a noted historical figure who made a significant contribution to the cultural exchange between China and the West. The musical will deal with Ricci’s journey to China through Zhaoqing, Nanchang, Nanjing, and Tianjin to Beijing, where in 1601 )3 became the first European to enter the Forbidden City. Save the date to see the musical interpretation of Matteo Ricci’s life , and rediscover this historical figure.