Poly Theater to feature dance, musical shows

Writer: Cao Zhen  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-02-14

Dance ‘The Goddess of Luo’

The Zhengzhou Song and Dance Theater from Henan will present “The Goddess of Luo” inspired by ancient Chinese poet Cao Zhi’s well-known pieces “The Ode to the Goddess of Luo” and “Seven-step Poem.”

Time: 8 p.m., Feb. 21-22

Tickets: 180-680 yuan

A scene from “Next to Normal.”

Musical ‘Next to Normal’

The Chinese version of the U.S. rock musical “Next to Normal” (2008) will be staged. The story centers on a mother who struggles with a worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family. The musical addresses grief, depression, suicide, ethics in modern psychiatry, and the underbelly of suburban life.

Time: 3 p.m., 8 p.m., Feb. 25-26

Tickets: 180-1,080 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “SZpolytheatre”

Venue: Shenzhen Poly Theater, Nanshan District (深圳保利剧院)

Metro: Line 2 or 11 to Houhai Station (后海站), Exit E