( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-07-30 07:04:14


Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior

Date: July 30-Sept 4 - 7 pm

Venue: Xiqu Theater Price: 70-180 yuan

Based on the Tony Award-winning musical and Academy Award-winning film, a small town girl searches for a new life under the bright lights of 1920s New York City. Filled with fun flappers, dashing leading men and a villainess audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a clever adaptation of the six-time-Tony-Award-winning Best Musical and the Academy Award-winning film. Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is the high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston! It's 1922 in New York City, and a young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the Big Apple in search of a new life. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. Millie's wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage, and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name - or so he tells her. What's a small town girl to do? Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is a dance-heavy show with plenty of large numbers, and featuring a star-turn in the loveable and courageous Millie Dillmount.

Contact: 400-610-3721

Jungle Book by Chapterhouse Theater Company Britain

Date: July 30-31 - 7:30 pm

Venue: China Welfare Institute Children's Theater

Price: 80-400 yuan

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. In this beautiful adaptation by award winning writer, Laura Turner, all your favorite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun-filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the loveable and wise Baloo the Bear, the powerful panther Bagheera, not to mention mischievous monkeys and the terrifying tiger Shere Khan! A guaranteed summer hit for all the family at some of the most beautiful gardens of the UK and Ireland. The Jungle Book was adapted by award winning writer Laura Turner and Directed by Phil Stevens whose work includes national tours of A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes and whose film work includes The Road to Rome narrated by Sir Ian Mckellen. With over 16 years history of touring theatres throughout the UK and Ireland, Chapterhouse have brought to life literary classics to audiences old and new alike including Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights and have become one of the staples of the UK theater scene with audiences of over 50,000 for each of their seasons.

Contact: 400-610-3721

Cantemus Regensburg Chor Concert

Date: July 30 - 8 pm

Venue: Shenzhen Concert Hall

Price: 80-480 yuan

Cantemus Regensburg Chor is from Regensburg, a historical city alongside the Rhine in Germany, and founded in 1954, has grown into a large Chorus of 700 members.

Contact: 400-610-3721

Chen Lin, Wu Man, Huayin Old Ture and China NCPA Orchestra

Date: July 30 - 7:30 pm

Venue: National Center for the Performing Arts

Price: 80-480 yuan

Chen Lin is one of the most promising, talented female conductors that China has brought to the world. In 1996, she entered the Central Conservatory of Music where she studied conducting under Yu Feng. She is currently a professor in the conducting department of the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing. Recognized as the world's premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, Grammy Award nominated musician Wu Man has carved out a career as a soloist, educator and composer giving her lute-like instrument - which has a history of over 2,000 years in China - a new role in both traditional and contemporary music.

Contact: 010-6655-0000

Stomp 2016 World Tour

Date: July 30-31 - 7:30 pm

Venue: PLA Theater

Price: 180-680 yuan

Stomp has been touring the globe for 24 years, playing over 20 thousand performances to more than 12 million people in 53 countries on six continents. Stomp has featured in two commercials for JACCS in Japan; one for Apples in Australia; one for Heineken in the UK; one for Coca-Cola International; five commercials for Target Department stores in the US and three for Toyota in Japan. The largest assembly of Stomp performers ever was brought together for a specially choreographed appearance at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Contact: 400-610-3721

Grug and the Rainbow

Date: July 30-31 - 7 pm

Venue: Tianqiao Art Center

Price: 200 yuan

Grug began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree. Fascinated by the world around him and never short of an adventure, now he's back by popular demand. Embarking on his own epic journey to find a rainbow, it always seems just beyond his grasp. But Grug is full of determination and his adventures are always full of surprises. Featuring exquisite puppetry and more of the gentle storytelling that has delighted audiences around the world, this brand new show has been especially created for the next generation of our littlest theatergoers (and those who just love Grug).

Contact: 400-610-3721

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