The Big Happy Dying
Class 7A Drama Group
Life: Laugh or Long?
An old man misuses drugs and must be sent to the hospital at once. Yet, having found out that it’ll be a painless way of dying, he realises this is probably a once-in-a-life-time opportunity for “The Big Happy Dying” – a chance not to be missed! Going into hospital? What a stupid choice! His young grandson, however, persuades grandpa to live rather than die. Is life a matter of everlasting time, or just an embrace of moments that matter to you most?
The Big Happy Dying was first created in 2007. Responding to the current social landscape, the Drama Group reworked the script to explore life and death in a lively and hilarious way while entertaining and inspiring at the same time. An inevitable clash between the two generations derives a dialogue of life and death at the very last moment of life, a battle of ideologies as well as a reflection of the meaning of life itself and the attitude towards death.
Artistic Director / Playwright / Song & Lyrics Composer:
- Freddy Wong
Stage & Costume Designer:
- Yuen Hon Wai
- Leo Siu
- Martin Lai
- Max Lee
Composer / Musician / Performer:
- Yankov Wong
- Ben So
- Sit Hoi Fai
Schedule & Venue
This programme is approximately 100 minutes without intermission.
Suitable for ages 6 or above.
Artist: André Chan x Jing Chin-yin Chong (Visual Art)
Artist: Daniel Yeung (Dance)
Artists: Tang Shu-wing x Xing Liang x Mui Cheuk-yin
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