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Creative Leaders - An Interview with The Team behind Hong Kong Live Play Readings

Today we have an interview with the team responsible for Hong Kong Live Play Readings, bringing actors in the US and HK together to perform plays online. 



Could you let us know who you are please?


We are Rebecca J Merritt and Davina Lee Carrete and we are freelance artists in Hong Kong.

You both run Hong Kong Live Play Readings – a group on Facebook. And can you let us know how HKLPR got started?


Davina: Rebecca told me about her actor friends in the US reading plays together online and I said we should do that here! We created a Facebook group, added performers we know in Hong Kong and Rebecca then invited her pals in the US. We have been reading together for the last month.

Rebecca:Davina actually mentioned to me she wanted to read some plays online with friends and has been doing that to test scripts and projects for Treasure Chest Theatre once the Pandemic ends. I mentioned it in my stories and then my friend who’s an actor in Chicago added me to his reading group “Shakespeare Play Rea…
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