Murder in San José 聖荷西謀殺案


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Murder in San José  聖荷西謀殺案
Author
Candace Chong Mui-ngam 莊梅岩
English Translation Adaptation by David Henry Hwang

 

Product details
Paperback, 180 Pages, Bilingual (中英對照)
Publication date April 2011 ISBN 9789881817693


Winner, Best Script, Hong Kong Drama Awards

Three outsiders in an unfamiliar city slide from friendship into suspicion, jealousy and humiliation as they expose each other’s weaknesses and secrets. This award-winning psychological thriller received rave reviews from critics and audiences and has been restaged three times by the Hong Kong Arts Festival.

Chong Mui-ngam is a four-time Best Script Award winner in the Hong Kong Drama Awards. In 2003 she was given the Outstanding Young Playwright Award by the Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies. In 2004, she received the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship by the Asian Cultural Council which enabled her to study in the US for one year. In 2011, she was given the Best Artist Award (Theatre) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Chong has translated The Shape of Things, Betrayal and Flowers for Algernon.


2009年度香港舞台劇獎最佳劇本獎 

「此劇從現實日常生活出發,對白精彩,人物心理刻劃出色,尤其把夫妻暗戰描寫得妙趣横生,又有一發不可收拾的爆炸性。」──石琪 --《明報》 
三個局外人在陌生的城市互揭彼此的弱點和秘密,由好友變成互相猜疑、妒嫉和羞辱的敵人。這齣獲獎心理懸疑劇在香港藝術節叫好叫座,三度載譽重演。

莊梅岩憑《留守太平間》、《找個人和我上火星》、《法吻》及《聖荷西謀殺案》四度獲香港舞台劇獎最佳劇本獎;2003年獲香港戲劇協會頒發傑出青年編劇獎;2004年獲亞洲文化協會頒發利希慎獎學金赴美遊學一年﹔2011年獲香港藝術發展局頒發年度最佳藝術家獎(戲劇)。劇本翻譯作品包括《改造情人》、《背叛》、《天才一瞬》等。

Specially commissioned by the Hong Kong Arts Festival