Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Theatre

Musical version of ‘Titanic’ drops anchor

Tony Awards winning musical “Titanic” sails into Shanghai to stage seven performances at SAIC Shanghai Culture Square from November 27. Based on a book by Peter Stone, and with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston,...

Introducing traditional theater to the community

The distinctive charm and artistry of traditional Chinese theater has been introduced to local residents through two light-hearted lectures. The art lectures, held last week at the community cultural centers of Nanjing Road E. and...

Hotel stands tall in Hudec’s achievements

If Shanghai was Laszlo Hudec’s lucky city, People’s Square was his lucky place. It’s where the architect designed two masterpieces, the Park Hotel and the Grand Theatre. The Park Hotel pushed Shanghai to a new...

Classic opera, ballet and drama tread city boards

A fully staged version of “Tosca” will be staged at Daning Theater by Carlo Felice Theater, Nuova Orchestra Scarlatti and Coro Lirico Siciliano from Italy. “Tosca” is a three-act opera by Giacomo Puccini to an...

‘Hidden’ Luo Mansion now a model for reviving history

After months of trial operation, the centuries-old Luo Mansion has officially opened to the public as a free gallery and activity center as part of the Hangzhou government’s efforts to protect and revive historic...

Traditional theater performers display martial arts stunts

Young performers of traditional Chinese operas will display their martial arts stunts at the Shanghai Great World from October 5 to 11. Around 100 artists of Kunqu, Huju, Yueju and Huaiju operas will showcase their...

Philippine ballet coming to Shanghai on cultural tour

Ballet Philippines, the Southeast Asian country’s premier professional dance company, is going on a cultural exchange tour of China from August 17 to 27. On August 19, the troupe will perform at the Shanghai International...

Can old opera genre forge new generation of music aficionados?

Youth is in full blossom in Yueju Opera as the traditional opera genre attracts a new generation of talent to the stage. Some 30 young performers, who were mostly born in the mid-1990s and graduated...

How Shanghai ‘gave me a place to take root in the arts’

Personal profile Zhu Jiejing was born in October, 1985 in Jiaxing of Zhejiang Province. She was recruited by Shanghai Dance School at 9. In 2001, she entered Shanghai Dance Theater. By her second year, Zhu gained...

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