Time: October 22, 2014 at 8pm to October 26, 2014 at 3pm
Location: Theater for the New City
Street: 155 First Avenue
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.theaterforthenewci…
Event Discipline: theatre
Organized By: a4 - Network Admin
Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2014
CHINESE THEATRE WORKS
Theater for the New City
--2 new Opera/Puppet works-in-progress--
Conceived and directed by Kuang-Yu Fong and Stephen Kaplin
DAY JOBS: OPERA DREAMS
Chinese opera performers recount personal stories of the joy and bitterness of immigrant life in New York City-- using Peking opera, costumes, music, dance and storytelling.
October 22-23 8:00 pm
MULAN: HOLDING UP HALF THE SKY
2000 years of Chinese history, as filtered through the lives of four outstanding women warriors. An epic narrative told through Chinese opera, hand, rod and shadow puppets.
October 24-26 8:00 pm
-All shows are bilingual in Mandarin and English-
Special Family matinees of the award-winning overhead shadow show, TIGER TALES— 4 linked animal fable that impart useful survival lessons for the smallest in today’s modern jungle.
October 25-26 3:00 pm