Le Père

  • Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
  • 20.05.2021 - 30.05.2021
Second re-run of an award-winning theatrical gem
Memories real and imagined juxtapose as life struggles near its end
As her elderly father gradually loses his ability to live independently, Anne moves him in to live with her and her boyfriend, tending to his daily necessities. Her father, suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, vacillates between a humorous disposition and states of confusion. “Reality” gradually dissolves in his mind, challenging their father-daughter relationship. Shouldering filial love and her responsibility to family, Anne is under tremendous pressure to make the “appropriate” decision. Can her father regain control of his own spirit and decide his own fate at the last moments of his life?
Le Père is the work of one of France’s most popular playwrights, Florian Zeller, and winner of the 2014 Molière Award for Best Play. Its Hong Kong premiere in 2017 and re-run in 2019 enjoyed a 30-performance sold-out run, garnering four accolades at the 27th Hong Kong Drama Awards for Best Director (Tragedy/Drama), Best Actor (Tragedy/Drama), Best Lighting Design, as well as Outstanding Production of the Year. Postponed from last year due to the pandemic, this second reprise of Le Père marks the return of Director Laureate Fredric Mao in the title role, joined by original cast members Pang Hang Ying and Alice Lau with HKRep’s illustrious ensemble, again summoning this intense dramatic work onto the stage.
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Performance Date & Venue

  • Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
  • 7:45pm 20-21, 25-29.5.2021
    2:45pm 22-23#, 29, 30*.5.2021
  • $420 / $320 / $220
  • #Accessible Performance with Audio Description (Cantonese)  
    (Please call 2777 1771 to reserve the audio description device in advance)
    *Additional performance
  • Presented in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles
  • This programme contains strobe light effect
  • Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes without intermission
  • Children under 6 will not be admitted
  • No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme

Ticketing Info

For HKRep Pals Members

15% discount

Other Ticket Discounts

50% discount for
  • Full-time Students (limited offer)
  • Senior Citizens aged 60 or above (limited offer)
  • People with disabilities & the minder. For purchase of each concessionary ticket for people with disabilities, the customer can purchase one ticket of same concession for a minder.

10% discount for (only valid for regular priced tickets available at URBTIX)
  • Members of CCDC Dance Inspirations
  • Club Bravo members of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Zuni’s Friends
  • Friends of The Hong Kong Ballet
  • Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
  • Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company
  • Chung Ying Theatre “Energy Fun Club” members

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  • Members of Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servant’s Association
  • FANCL Club Members
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  • Members of Hong Kong Association of Theatre Technicians & Scenographers
  • Members of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil)’s Young Audience Scheme
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The 27th Hong Kong Drama Awards
※Outstanding Production of the Year
※Best Director (Tragedy/Drama) - Fung Wai Hang
※Best Actor (Tragedy/Drama) - Fredric Mao
※Best Lighting Design - Yeung Tsz Yan
※Nominee of Best Leading Actress (Tragedy/Drama) - Pang Hang Ying
※Nominee of Best Supporting Actress (Tragedy/Drama) - Mercy Wong
※Nominee of Best Stage Design - Wong Yat Kwan
※Nominee of Best Sound Design - Leung Po Wing
IATC(HK) Critics Awards 2017
※Performer of the Year - Fredric Mao
Shanghai One Drama Awards 2021
※Best Actor - Fredric Mao

Cast & Production Team

Playwright Florian Zeller (France)
Translator Sonia Au
Director Fung Wai Hang
Set Designer Wong Yat Kwan*
Costume Designer Charfi Hung
Lighting Designer Yeung Tsz Yan
Composer & Sound Designer Leung Po Wing*
Guest Leading Cast Fredric Mao
Cast Pang Hang Ying
Ko Hon Man
Chris Sun
Kiki Cheung
Special Appearance Alice Lau
*With the kind permission of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

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