2014 Eduarts® Classic Drama (Living Arts Series): Summer Holiday Drama Programme

Androcles and the Lion
Adapted by Dr. Vicki OOI
In partnership with the Development & Alumni Affairs Office, The University of Hong Kong

Androcles and the Lion is an ancient folktale about a Roman slave, Androcles, who escapes from his cruel and oppressive masters. Along the way, Androcles happens upon a lion in great pain from a giant thorn in its paw. Kind Androcles not only helps to remove the thorn, but also befriends the lion and they take shelter together in a cave.

However, Androcles is soon recaptured and sentenced to be fed to a wild animal for his crime of running away. However, the very animal that Androcles is to be fed to is the same lion he helped. The lion, recognising his friend, refuses to eat Androcles. The emperor, moved by such a strong bond of friendship, pardons Androcles and releases the lion into his care.

Androcles and the lion is a classic tale about friendship and kindness. It shows how an act of kindness can have a powerful impact, and that true friendship can overcome any obstacle.

Sign up now – LIMITED SPACES are available and are first-come-first-served.

Rehearsals: July 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 (Tuesday – Saturday) 9:30am-12:30pm at Eduarts® Rehearsal Studio, Room C, 9/F, Wah Ha Factory Building, 1069-1073 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Performance: July 20, Sunday, Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

Venue: Cultural Activities Hall, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 11 Shau Kei Wan Road, Hong Kong

Programme Fees: $180/hr x 20 hours total HK$3,600


1. 15% for HKU alumni
2. 20% for Returning students
3. 20% for Siblings
(Returning students who bring siblings or friends will have a total of 30% off per student for a maximum of 4 students)

For enrollment, please feel free to download the enrollment form here. We accept submission of complete form by email, fax or in person.

For any Enquiry, please contact us at andy@eduarts.com.hk.

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