Come to Shekou for a treasure hunt this weekend as the Shenzhen stop of NEED! FLEA marketplace will arrive at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center from Friday to Sunday.
The Chinese musical "The Throne and the Poetry" follows Li Yu (937-978), a prince of the Southern Tang state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period (907-979). Li ruled the Southern Tang state from 961 to 975. Although an incompetent ruler, he was a representative lyric poet during his era. In the musical, audience members will sees Li's clash between his identity as an emperor and a poet.
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.
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."