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We Draman Group

Founded in 1993, We Draman is dedicated to developing a highly inclusive platform of creativity, attracting artists and professionals to promote local theatrical art

Persistently introduces Hong Kong audience to local and imported quality productions – those which often invite contemplation on humanities and human conditions

Artistic director Tang Wai-kit graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), École Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris, International School of Mimodrame of Paris, Marcel Marceau, and Middlesex University in the UK. He is the first Hong Kong artist to study under world mime master Marcel Marceau for three years. Tang previously taught in HKAPA (1992-1998), and travelled between Hong Kong, the UK and Korea from 1998 to 2007, engaging in theatre-related creation and teaching

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Lungs

In our current connected world, we are overwhelmed by global crises and burdened with endless social, political, and environmental issues. The human race is greatly inflicted but there is no one to blame but ourselves.

English playwright Duncan Macmillan places an anonymous young couple in the centre of this whirlpool and drives them into a lifelong conversation starting with the most ordinary yet most precarious idea – the idea of having a baby in this world. From a highly personal perspective, the 2011 play exposes the situation of all people deeply entangled with the double-edged globalisation, and their struggle between the reproductive instinct and the responsibility for the environment. The play received the Winner of Best New Play at the Off West End Awards and the CBS Outstanding Drama Award.