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THEATER

In M.E.D.E.A by Theater Unikate from Germany, legendary performer Gilla Cremer plays a spurned woman and mother of two sons who vents her rage and distress through the voice of Medea, the central character in Euripides’ play of the same title. Instead of resorting to murder, she hires a lawyer.

■ Experimental Theater, Taipei City

■ Tonight at 7:30pm, tomorrow at 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm

■ Tickets are NT$600, available

through NTCH ticketing or online at

www.artsticket.com.tw

Dance Exponent Five (舞次方舞蹈工坊) presents its annual project in collaboration with artists from different fields. For this year’s shows the group, formed by professional dancers, engineers, students and housewives, teams up with musician Hsu Hsiang-hao (許向豪) and Fu Tzu-hao (傅子豪), director of Van Body Theater (梵体劇團), to create Temperature (溫度) and Just One, Pick It Up!. Both pieces blend theater, dance, music and installation art.

■ Guling Street Avant-Garde Theatre

(牯嶺街小劇場), 2, Ln 5, Guling St, Taipei City (台北市牯嶺街5巷2號)

■ Tomorrow at 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm

■ Tickets are NT$300, available

through NTCH ticketing or online at

www.artsticket.com.tw

Flower on the Other Side of the Bank (彼岸花) is a gezai (歌仔) opera by the Holo Opera Company (河洛歌子戲團) in which the death of two lovers becomes the catalyst for the resolution of a feud between two tribes.

■ Metropolitan Hall (城市舞台), 25, Bade Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市八德路三段25號)

■ Tonight and tomorrow at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm

■ Tickets are NT$500 to NT$2,000, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

In Prediction (預言) by Taiwan Drama Performance (台灣戲劇表演家), a university professor suffers from amnesia after being assaulted. But as a detective delves into the case, he begins to suspect that the scenario is all part of the scheme to fulfill the Prediction, a best-selling novel written by the professor.

■ Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館), 505, Renai Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市仁愛路四段505號)

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm

■ Tickets are NT$500 to NT$2,000, available through ERA ticketing or online at www.ticket.com.tw

The Village (寶島一村) takes a nostalgic look at Taiwan’s veterans’ villages, or juan cun (眷村), by following the story of three families from 1949 to the present day. Television producer Wang Wei-chung (王偉忠) teams up with director Stan Lai (賴聲川) to produce a dramatic and humorous work about the communities that did much to shape modern Taiwan.

■ Taichung Chungshan Hall (台中市中山堂), 98 Syueshih Rd, Taichung City (台中市學士路98號)

■ Tomorrow at 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm

■ Tickets are NT$400 to NT$2,800, available through NTCH ticketing or online at www.artsticket.com.tw

CLASSICAL MUSIC

2010 Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival — Through the World of Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 (2010高雄春天藝術節 — 穿梭在村上1Q84異托邦) will present the Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra (高雄市交響樂團) and pianist Liu Meng-chieh (劉孟捷) performing under the baton of Cheng Chiu-sheng (陳秋盛). The program includes Mozart’s Overture From “The Marriage of Figaro” and Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, Dvorak’s “Carnival” Overture and Janacek’s Sinfonietta.

■ Tomorrow at 7:30pm

■ Kaohsiung’s Chih-Teh Hall (高雄市文化中心至德堂), 67 Wufu 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市五福一路67號)

■ Tickets are NT$300 to NT$1,500, available through ERA ticketing or online at www.ticket.com.tw

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