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DeLaMar Theater

Marnixstraat 402

1017 PL Amsterdam

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A Chinese town has never been so close...

An average Chinese life has never been so vivid...

Watch the Chinese Theatre & Huai Opera (English and Chinese surtitled), The Small Town, live at DeLaMar Theater on 26 April 2019.


Media reviews:

China Culture Newspaper ★★★★★

  • The Small Town reveals the out-of-balance morality issues in the modern society. The inhabitants of this town go through a struggling process where they are searching for a sense of soul-belonging. This piece conveys the authenticity of a typical Chinese classic opera. At the same time, the screenwriter lays a strong focus on the social-humanity aspects. It is a rare & daring masterpiece in Chinese Xiqu world.
 
The characters are vividly portrayed. The script, the director and the actors all form a strong play… The play creates a resonance among the audience.


China Arts Newspaper ★★★★★

  • This modern Huai Opera accented the characters with "thick and heavy Chinese ink colours"... This performance is like a ballad with Chinese virtues and core socialist values & characteristics...


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After 30 years away a wealthy businessman returns to a small town in Jiangsu Province, China. He is here on a mission to find the man who rescued him all those years ago and to show his gratitude with a gift of 5 million Yuan.

News of the businessman’s intentions spreads fast. Qin, the mayor of the small town, calls Teacher Zhu for help in finding the missing hero. But after days of searching no trace of the man or information about the rescue itself can be found. Too much has changed in the intervening years. Teacher Zhu and his wife Xue face a dilemma; should they continue in their search for the mysterious man or should they take advantage of the situation and the 5 million Yuan fortune.




The Small Town intends to open a new world of both Chinese modern and traditional theatrical practice to the international audience. This production travels to Amsterdam and perform only ONE time at the DeLaMar Theater. The details are as follows:


Date: 26 April 2018 (King's Night)

Place: Mary Dresselhuys zaal, DeLaMar Theater,

Marnixstraat 402, 1017 PL, Amsterdam

Programme: 18:30 Doors Open

19:30 - 21:30 No Intermission

Lecture Inheritance & Innovation of Chinese Theatre Practices in modern time

(Speakers: to be confirmed, Chinese and English spoken)

Performance The Small Town

Language: Chinese Huai dialect, with English and Chinese surtitles

Age: 16 +

Early Bird: 14,90 Available before 26 March 2019

2e rang: 19,90 Available as per 26 March 2019

1e rang: € 24,90 Available as per 26 March 2019

Additional info.: E-ticket printout and/or digital e-ticket

How to get there: https://delamar.nl/je-bezoek/bereikbaarheid/

Own website: https://thesmalltown.eu


Special thanks to: Jiangsu Art Fund, Embassy of P.R. China in the Hague, China Cultural Center Den Haag, Government of Jiangsu Province, ToTheater, DeLaMar Theater, De Nieuwe Vrede and many more.



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