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Top directors pay tribute to late Singapore dramatist Kuo Pao Kun

Published on Apr 4, 2013 11:30 AM

Taiwanese producer Vivien Ku, 61, loves the plays of the late Singapore dramatist Kuo Pao Kun and is staging a tribute to him here this week.

She was also a huge fan of his "generous, warm personality".

Ms Ku recounts one of their encounters fondly.

She had arrived in Hong Kong with several other theatre practitioners to prepare for a production they were working on with Kuo. His flight was late, so they started without him.

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Background story

“We miss his plays. But I think those who have met him before will not simply miss his plays. They will miss him too.”

Taiwanese producer Vivien Ku, on Kuo Pao Kun.

Book it

Where: Esplanade Theatre Studio

When: Tomorrow and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2.30pm

Admission: $35 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to

Info: Performed in Mandarin and Cantonese, with English surtitles