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"Reading with Curators" Talk Series
Tracing the Mark of an Era from the Tai Ping Theatre



Built in 1904 in the former "Tong West" area, the Tai Ping Theatre not only offered Cantonese opera stars a glamorous stage but also marked a new milestone of the development of Cantonese opera. The rebuilt Tai Ping Theatre in 1932, with a more westernised design and furnished with a sound-film projector as well as the latest sight-and-sound equipment, got on the sound-film bandwagon that was sweeping through the world in 1930s and managed to create its own momentum in the development of the entertainment industry.

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Nov 20 (Sat)

3pm - 4pm

Hong Kong Heritage Museum (Quota: 20 persons; no registration required; interested parties are advised to queue up for admission at the lobby 30 minutes before the talk commences; first come, first served)

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