Musical: Dim Sum Warriors

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by Rochelle Yang on August 11th, 2017   163 views

When and Where

  • 11/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    All Day

  • Theatre Above
    1111 Zhaojiabang Street
    Shanghai
    China
    China
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Musical: Dim Sum Warriors

Event Details

Dim Sum Warriors the Musical will have its premiere in Shanghai in August 2017, produced and presented by Stan Lai Sheng-Chuan, the founder and artistic director of the celebrated Performance Workshop (表演工作坊)

Dim Sum Warriors the Musical will have its premiere in Shanghai in August 2017, produced and presented by Stan Lai Sheng-Chuan, the founder and artistic director of the celebrated Performance Workshop (表演工作坊) and the most important voice in Chinese language theatre, at his new theatre in Shanghai, The Theatre Above (上剧场). Music will be by the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Du Yun!

What happens when you mix delicious Chinese delicacies (点心 dim sum, or dianxin) with sensational Chinese martial arts adventures (武侠 wuxia)? You get the 点心侠(dian xin xia) or Dim Sum Warriors, of course! 

The Dim Sum Warriors have defended the Xiaochi Empire for generations and the very mention of their name makes their enemies quiver like silken tofu! But something sinister is brewing in the peaceful kingdom that will soon pit the four Dim Sum Warrior clans  – the Fried Kung Academy, the Boiled Kung Temple, the Baked Kung Sisterhood and the School of Steam Kung – against each other.  Will even their legendary skill and bravery be able to overcome the forces of intrigue and suspicion, and a shadowy enemy whose tentacles are everywhere? The fate of the Empire may well rest in the hands of a group of young fighters – but they have so much to learn, and so little time to learn it…

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