Miranda and Caliban: The Making of a Monster
Birds of Paradise Theatre Company
Directors: Garry Robson, Robert Softley Gale
Written by: Jennifer Dick and Garry Robson
Live in Hong Kong:
Joe Wong as Ariel Storm
Jason Wong as Caliban
Caroline Parker MBE as Antonia
Live in Glasgow:
Paul Cunningham as Prospero
Amy Cheskin as Miranda (Video Diaries)
Gabriella Brisby as Young Miranda (Footage)
Robert Softley Gale as Ariel Skirl
“Thou liest, malignant thing!”
The Peoples Court is now in Session. All rise! What really happened when Miranda met Caliban and Caliban met Miranda and Prospero didn’t approve.
Visit the island. Hear the testimonies. Explore the evidence.
TV Judge Ariel-Storm gives Caliban a chance to give his side of the story that led him to be branded throughout history as some kind of monster. Join the jury and vote. Guilty or Not Guilty. You decide!
Part of the British Council’s Shakespeare Lives and inspired by The Tempest, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company have been working with deaf and disabled artists in Hong Kong and the UK, to create an exciting new show about a very old problem. Miranda and Caliban: The Making of a Monster explores the meaning of 'home’ and relationship with ‘the other’. It will be world premiered in Hong Kong and Glasgow simultaneously for both a live and digital audience.
Date and Time: 5 Nov (Sat) | 9.30pm & 6 Nov (Sun) | 7.30pm
Duration: Approximatley 1 hour without intermission
Venue: Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre
Performed in English, Cantonese, British Sign Language and Hong Kong Sign Language, with Chinese and English surtitles
Tickets: $160. Please book your tickets at URBTIX
A joint presentation by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and the British Council. Supported by Glasgow Life, Creative Scotland, Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong