China National Theatre for Children Presents KING LEAR, April 29

China National Theatre for Children will present KING LEAR, a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, on April 29. The theatre has announced the cast, which includes seven all-male cast members.  The story involves a relationship between a father and his three daughters. The theatre wants to explore recreating a ‘thought-provoking’ tragedy for...
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Anton Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL Begins in China, Today

Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” will be performed in Chinese at the Joy House Cinemas in the Pudong New Area, beginning today for one week. It will be performed by the International Theater Workshop at the Shanghai Normal University. Director Ivan Ruviditch said, “Studies of dramatic literature should not be separated...
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Top Theatre Companies Feature Asian Actors and Stories

The top theatre companies in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are producing major plays of the Asian and Asian-Australian experience. Currently, Sydney Theatre Company is producing CHIMERICA, the award-winning, political thriller inspired by one of the 20th century’s most powerful images. Lead actor Anthony Brandon Wong says, “In all my 33 years...
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United Local Schools Presents THE KING AND I in China

United Local Schools will present THE KING AND I Friday through Sunday. Yuyang (Simon) Lin, a junior foreign exchange student from Beijing, China, will play the king, which will be his first experience acting in a musical.   Lin says, “It’s been great being involved in the play. I like...
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Broadway Asia Presents Jay Chou’s THE SECRET in Beijing

Broadway Asia presents Jay Chou’s THE SECRET, playing in Beijing.  The Secret is a jukebox musical, featuring over 20 popular songs by Jay Chou.  The Secret is the first film production in Asia that has been deemed adaptable by the Broadway production team.This musical is directed by John...
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