The Elephant Man

Exhibition - Drama

Performance Exchange
  • Wed 27-11-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Thu 28-11-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Fri 29-11-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Sat 30-11-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Mon 02-12-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Tue 03-12-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m
  • Wed 04-12-2013 7:30 PM - 1 h 10 m

Fringe Underground

$150; $120(S, SC, D) (Nov 27-28; Dec 2-4);
$180; $150(M); $120(S, SC, D) (Nov 29-30)

In English




Performance Exchange, an internationally acclaimed theatre company from London return to Hong Kong for the 31st visit (a theatrical record) with the new production of the inspiring true story of John Merrick- The Elephant Man,  

Daniel Foley (Performance Exchange Artistic Director, Frederick Treves) and Elephant Man director Nigel Miles-Thomas have collaborated on more than 20 productions.   

1890.  Set against the backdrop of Victorian London and the serial murders by Jack The Ripper, John Merrick, suffering from a rare genetic disorder, is exhibited as a monstrosity at fairs and circuses.  Eventually rescued by the famous London surgeon Frederick Treves, he emerges as a loving, gentle and dignified human being.

The fine cast from London includes Robin Berry as John Merrick.  Robin has recently performed in the National Theatre production of “One Man, Two Guvnors” at the Haymarket Theatre in London.


Past productions at the Fringe Club (for the Fringe Festival and City Festival) include:

Hamlet, Dracula, Julius Caesar, Beckett's Endgame and Krapp's Last Tape, Clytemnestra, Macbeth, Madam Butterfly, Oedipus, An Evening With Edwin Booth, Don Juan, Billy Bishop Goes to War-described by Piers Gray as "one of the finest nights in the theatre I've ever had," Throne of Blood, Fool and Lear, Ghost Tales, The Tempest, The Persians, The Dream of Puccini, Pope's Ramble, Artaud Voyage, Mozart and Salieri, Transylvania Six Five Thousand, An Evening With Mark Twain, Prometheus 2050, Anton Chekov The Final Chapter, The Theban Plays, 6 Othellos, Prospero's Dream Iago's Revenge, Shakespeare's Ghosts, Masks, Who Killed Martin Luther King, Player King, Blues Brothers, The Return of Sherlock Holmes and many more.  

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