Venue: Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD
Tickets: £12, £10, standing £5, concessions incl. students and ROH Access Scheme £8 from Royal Opera House
Box Office: on 020 7304 4000 or at http://www.roh.org.uk/ available from 9th February 2010
Presented by: Chinatown Arts Space
Supported by: (Ace grants for the arts)
Piccadilly Revisited is a film and video, dance, music and drama performance inspired by the life and loves of Hollywood's first Chinese film star, Anna May Wong, and the classic British silent movie Piccadilly (1929) in which she played a starring role.
The film will be shown in full as a backdrop to the performance.
Piccadilly Revisited features dancers Yuyu Rau and Quang Van, and Calita Rainford playing Anna May Wong.
Written by David Tse Ka-Shing and Alice LeeMusic composed and performed by Suki Mok and Ruth ChanChoreography by Sin-Man Yue and Anh NguyenShort film sequences by Shan Ng and O ZhangWong was a celebrated actress who worked with Dietrich and Olivier, graced the pages of Vogue, Tatler and Vanity Fair, and the song These Foolish Things was written for her. Chinatown Arts Space is delighted to celebrate her achievements in this, her seminal film directed by E.A. Dupont.
'Bold, beautifully crafted...one of the truly great films of the silent era’ - Martin Scorsese