JAPAN SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 PERFORMING ARTS SEASON

August 12th, 2014

Japan Society announces its 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season, featuring works by visionary artists in music, dance and theater. In this season, the Performing Arts Program proudly presents two large-scale series of events: in music, The Shamisen Sessions in Fall 2014; and in Spring 2015, Stories from the War: Reflecting on WWII through Theater, a series of theater events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII; in addition to long-running programs such as the Contemporary Dance Showcase, Annual Play Reading Series, a commission premiere and related events. [Read More]

THE 120TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEKING OPERA’S ACCLAIMED PERFORMER MEI LANFANG

August 6th, 2014

In recognition of the 120th anniversary of one of the most outstanding Peking Opera performers of all time Mei Lanfang, the first actor ever to present Peking Opera outside of China, Wu Promotions presents Mei Lanfang’s son Mei Baojiu together with the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing in performances of “Classic Plays of the Mei School” and “Lady Mu Guiying Takes Command” in New York and Washington this August. [Read More]

The Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble will perform in “Lincoln Center Out Of Doors” on August 7th

August 5th, 2014

The Chinese Arts Dancing Ensemble will perform in “Summer Performing Arts” at Steppingstone Waterside Theatre on August 3rd, and on August 7th in “Lincoln Center Out Of Doors – From Chinatown with Love” at Damrosch Park Bandshell. [Read More]