The Woman in Black
From London’s West End comes The Woman in Black, one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged. Seen by over three million people since it opened, this is a play not to be missed!
Welcome to an evening of unremitting drama as two fine actors from London’s West End, Robin Herford and Australian television and theatre star Brett Tucker, entice you into the terrifying and ghostly world of The Woman in Black.
Eel Marsh House stands tall, gaunt and isolated on England's bleak east coast. Here Mrs. Alice Drablow lived - and died - alone. Young Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is ordered to travel up from London to attend her funeral and then sort out all her papers. His task is a lonely one, and at first Kipps is quite unaware of the tragic secrets which lie behind the house's shuttered windows, having only a terrible sense of unease. And then, he glimpses a young woman with a wasted face, dressed all in black, at the back of the church during Mrs. Drablow's funeral and again in the graveyard. Who is she? Why is she there? The locals cannot or will not give him answers. Kipps must wait until he sees her again to discover her identity - and her terrible purpose.
Unanimously acclaimed by the critics, Stephen Mallatratt's adaptation of Susan Hill's best-selling novel combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir.
OOCL has earned the reputation of being the premier ocean carrier for the sponsorship of internationally-acclaimed musicals, theatrical performances and other extraordinary music, arts and dance performances.
OOCL is proud to be the Official Ocean Carrier of The Woman in Black; responsible for moving the stage sets, instruments and costumes from Australia to Hong Kong for performances at the Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from Oct 19 to Oct 29, 2006.
In support of the tour, all props and supplies must to arrive at every destination on time, in order to guarantee that showbiz motto: 'the show must go on'. For The Woman in Black, OOCL has deployed a 40’ container to carry the props and supplies, and uses its industry-leading IT to co-ordinate the entire cargo process.
At OOCL, we believe that containers carry much more than cargo; they move ideas and culture. We also know that backstage, perfect timing is what ensures the show can go on, and OOCL is there; making certain that all the equipment and props get to their final destination in time for the perfect performance. OOCL and The Woman in Black: We'll move you.
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