Popular musical: Zhima Jie

Updated: 2011-08-05 14:01

(China Daily)

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In 1998 the classic United States children's television program Sesame Street was first introduced to Shanghai audiences as a 130-episode series titled Zhima Jie. This summer the longest-running children's show in US history and an Emmy Awards winner, will be revived once more with Sesame Street Live: Elmo's Green Thumb, which will tour the country for six weeks.

The stage show combines puppetry, muppets, dancing and multimedia tools.

After Beijing, the show will visit another 12 cities including Shanghai and Shenzhen.

7:30 p.m., Aug 12-14. Beijing Exhibition Hall Theater, 135 Xizhimenwai Dajie, Haidian district. 400-610-3721