Founded in 1998, Drama Gallery has become one of Hong Kong’s most highly-regarded professional theatre troupes. Co-founders Yu Hon-ting and Gladys Liu are both graduates of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and multiple winners at the Hong Kong Drama Awards
Consistently produces high-calibre drama performances with a unique sensitivity towards the city. Through his unique poetic language, Yu’s writing specialises in capturing the complex human emotions in the contemporary era. Liu is an indispensible element of Drama Gallery with her powerful and fine acting. Both lead the team to achieve the Company’s key objectives: To be inspired by creating; to perform exquisitely; to go beyond reality; to restructure our lives
Established its own studio theatre, DG Blackbox Theatre, in 2012
The story of Deadline was inspired by the case of the 6-years old missing boy Etan Patz who disappeared in New York in 1979. Deadline depicts the endless and painful waiting of the parents for their missing child. It explores the complicated feelings inside people in the contemporary world.
William and Sarah are now approaching a deadline, a moment of hesitation, a stalemate. Twenty years after their son went missing, the deadline is approaching and they are still waiting for their son to return. The difficulty of releasing their emotions also deeply affects their relationship with their homosexual daughter, Carmen. The immensely popular show enjoyed a numerous re-runs in Hong Kong and toured in Shanghai and Beijing.