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Live Events & Theatre Around The World: February 2019

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By Claire Hammond

Take a look at the live events, entertainment, theatre, and arts around the world we’ve found for you this month! What’s happening near you?

February 2019

HONG KONG ARTS FESTIVAL, HONG KONG

The major international arts festival of the Far East! Opera, theatre, dance, and music in, of and for Hong Kong, committed to enriching the cultural life of the city by presenting leading local and international artists in all genres of the performing arts.

FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL 2019, PERTH, AUSTRALIA

More than 700 shows have been packed into the 2019 program for Fringe World Festival in Perth, offering four weeks of outstanding entertainment across the city. The whole experience encompasses the full spectrum of arts and performance, from comedy, music, and cabaret to theatre and circus.

MANIPULATE FESTIVAL, EDINBURGH, UK

manipulate’ is Puppet Animation Scotland’s annual celebration of innovative visual theatre and animated film. This year leading theatre artists and film-makers from all around the globe present 23 performances and 21 films, alongside workshops and seminars.

SHORT+SWEET THEATRE, DUBAI, UAE

The biggest little play festival in the world, the seventh annual Short +Sweet Dubai Theatre Festival will run for six sensational weeks at The Junction.

KING ARTHUR, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA

King Arthur is a semi-opera combining dance, song, prose and spectacular stage effects at the Adelaide Festival Centre, presented by State Opera South Australia in association with Melbourne Recital Centre.

KISS ME, KATE!, NEW YORK, USA

Roundabout Theatre presents Kiss Me, Kate. The classic revival begins previews on Broadway this month, with a stylish, sexy, sophisticated songbook that includes “Too Darn Hot,” “So In Love” and “Always True To You In My Fashion.”

NEPAL INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, KATHMANDU

NITF 2019 is a celebration of art, culture, traditions in the form of theatre performances. The eight day festival will incorporate the aesthetics of Jatra, Poetry, and the landmarks of Nepali Rangamanch together with vibrant productions from the international sphere.

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