Freespace at Taikoo Place - small metal objects

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small metal objects turns the notion of theatre and the everyday inside out. It is a pure, open-hearted, complex and breathtaking production and a unique meditation on human worth.” ★★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald

An ingenious theatrical gem, small metal objects unfolds amid the pedestrian traffic against the backdrop of the city. On a raised seating bank with individual sets of headphones, the audience is wired in to an intensely personal drama being played out somewhere in the crowd. Gary and Steve are the kind of men who normally escape notice. But here they play an inadvertent but pivotal role in the plans of two ambitious executives they’ve arranged to meet for a transaction. As the intimacy of their situation develops, small metal objects becomes a sly and luminous depiction of everyday issues most take for granted.

Driven by an ensemble of performers considered to have intellectual disabilities, Back to Back Theatre explores how respect is withheld from outsiders – the disabled or unemployed – who society deems “unproductive”.

small metal objects has been developed with support from Arts Victoria and assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding advisory body. Initiated through the Victoria Commissions, supported by the Victorian Government, through the Community Support Fund.


Language:In English with some Cantonese. Partial English simultaneous interpretation will be provided.


Terms & Conditions

  • Kindly arrive at Office lobby of PCCW Tower in Taikoo Place 15 minutes before the show starts, and present the entry QR code to check in. (You may print it out or show it via your mobile device.)
  • Each ticket holder is required to present a valid proof of identity (including concessionary, special fare and promotional tickets) that is identical to the name on the ticket upon admission.
  • Organiser reserves the right to refuse admission to any late-comers to the event. The organiser also reserves the right to determine the time at which and the manner in which late-comers are to be admitted.
  • One person per ticket regardless of age, subject to age limit specified for each event.
  • Concessionary ticket holders, including but not limited to concessionary tickets for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and full-time students, will be admitted only on production of acceptable proof of identity.
  • For everyone aged twelve or above. Ticket holder may be refused admission by the venue management for non-compliance. Customers should check the age restriction before purchase.
  • Tickets sold are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
  • Free seating for this performance.
  • The performance runs approximately 50 minutes without intermission.
  • The performance contains strong language.
  • The performance may be cancelled if a typhoon signal no. 8 is in force or due to adverse weather conditions. Please refer to the official website on performance day.
  • Audience must comply with the rules and regulations of the venue.
  • The organiser/presenter of the event reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists and/or vary advertised programmes, seating arrangements and audience capacity. Programme is subject to change without prior notice.
  • All rights reserved by Swire Properties Ltd and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.