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Shanghai Symphony Orchestra kicks off concert at 2019 Edinburgh International Festival

After their performance at the Ravinia Festival in the US on August 15, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra crossed the Atlantic to join the 2019 Edinburgh International Festival, the third stop on their 140 Anniversary World Tour.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 16:48:40

Upcoming theater festival to stage Chinese and foreign masterpieces

The third Lao She Theater Festival, set to be held from September 19 to November 23, will bring 12 widely-known plays from China, the UK, Poland, Germany, France and Macedonia to audiences in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 18:08:40

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra performs at Ravinia Festival in Chicago

The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra made their debut at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:03:39

Musical 'Notre-Dame de Paris' comes to Tianqiao Performing Arts Center

After well-received performances in Shanghai, world-renowned French musical Notre-Dame de Paris has arrived in Beijing, where it will be held at the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center until September 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 16:53:39

Eight-hour-play 'And Quiet Flows the Don' to come to Beijing

Play And Quiet Flows the Don will kick off the first show of a week-long run at the Tianqiao Theater in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 16:48:41

Shooting kicks off on 'Well-Intended Love'

Shooting for the second season of Sohu TV's streaming drama series Well-Intended Love kicked off in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province on Monday. Journalists were invited to the set to talk with the cast and crew.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 18:18:41

'Move forward together'

The 8th Cultural and Art Exchange Week of International Youth kicked off in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 17:38:40

Suspense crime film 'The Trapped' to hit Chinese mainland theaters in late August

Suspense film The Trapped, directed by Chinese director Wu Qi and starring Chinese actress Wang Zhener and US actor Robert Knepper, will hit theaters in the Chinese mainland on August 30, according to a trailer for the film released on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 16:23:39

National art troupes show season to highlight modern Peking opera

A modern Peking opera about a young woman as a Peking opera performer in Yan'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is set to hit Beijing stage on Nov. 25 to 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 10:28:42

'Game of Thrones' showrunners ink massive Netflix deal

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct new series and films for the streaming giant, the company said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 18:23:41

Director Zhang Yimou talks about his upcoming conceptual stage show '2047: Apologue'

The third season of renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's conceptual theater show 2047 will be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from September 13 to 15, the director behind a number of well-known movies like Red Sorghum, Shadow and Hero as well as opening ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 18:23:40

'Another Life' gets another ending

The 2016 film Soulmate was both a commercial and critical success. Adapted from same novel by web writer Annie Baby, TV drama Another Life on Chinese streaming platform iQiyi has been capturing the attention of audiences as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/4 17:03:39

Story in Beijing performance season to bring 20 theater works to the capital in August

A total of 20 performances will be staged at theaters across the country in August for the annual Story in Beijing performing season, the event's organizers announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 16:08:40

Broadway musical 'The Lion King' comes to Taiwan

Giant puppets of an "elephant" and "rhino" walk by the audience; "Simba" and "Nala" - each played by an actor and actress in animal costumes - look at each other with love; the melodies of "Circle of Life" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" echo in the theater.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 17:23:41

North Korean painting continues to flourish in China

In a field full of straw, a little girl with a ponytail wearing a Korean-style dress looks into the distance, her smile like sunshine. Behind her, a cow is chewing on some food as it looks in the same direction with its cold eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 17:03:40

Cameron salutes new 'Avengers' record

The Lion King roared to a huge $191.8 million opening weekend in North American theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Monday, consolidating Disney's record-breaking reign at the box office.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/23 16:18:40

Matthew Bourne's all-male version of 'Swan Lake' returns to China

Swan Lake by Matthew Bourne is returning to China, the show's organizers announced. It will be performed in Shanghai in August and Beijing in September.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:38:40

Comedy festival seeks to bring laughter to Beijing

Taking "Comedy Warms Life" as its theme, the Beijing International Comedy Festival will stage 14 works across the city as well as some screening events at cinemas until August 14, according to festival organizers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:28:40