Videos of ballet, stage drama in Pingshan

Writer: Cao Zhen  | Editor: Vincent Lin  | From: Shenzhen Daily





Please Note

High-definition videos of a ballet show and a stage drama will be screened at the Pingshan Theater this month and May.

‘The Red Shoes’

Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of a legendary film has won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the globe. “The Red Shoes” is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.

Time: 3 p.m., April 18

Tickets: 99 yuan

‘War Horse’

Presented by National Theatre Live, based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, “War Horse” is a powerfully moving and imaginative stage drama, a show of phenomenal inventiveness, filled with stirring music and songs. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping and charging horses thrillingly to life on stage.

Time: 3 p.m., May 16

Tickets: 99 yuan

Booking: WeChat account “PingShanTheatre”

Venue: Pingshan Theater, Hekang Road, Pingshan District (坪山区荷康路坪山大剧院)

Transport: Take the high-speed rail from Shenzhen North Station to Pingshan Station and then take a taxi.