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Photo Flash: First Look at Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD, Coming to Lincoln Center

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The New York premiere of a new dance drama production, "Silk Road" by the Gansu Dance Theatre will be performed at the David H. Koch Theater (Lincoln Center) February 27 - March 3, 2013. Scroll below for photos from the show!

The spectacular production is presented by The China Arts & Entertainment Group (CAEG), a creative enterprise under the administration of the Ministry of Culture for the People's Republic of China. The engagement is the second production in the continuing of an ongoing relationship between CAEG and the David H. Koch Theater. These presentations showcase China's historical contribution to the world of theater and art by presenting the finest in Chinese contemporary and classical performing arts to the United States.

"Silk Road" is inspired by the magnificent Dunhuang frescoes. This award-winning classical Chinese dance drama presents the tale of the friendship forged during the Tang Dynasty between the China and the people of various countries along the Silk Road. Silk Road follows master fresco painter Zhang, his daughter Yingniang, and the Persian merchant Yunus. The lavish theatrical production is presented with visually stunning scenes, and dazzling ornate, elaborate costumes for the sixty dancers, in this unique production of this classic China story.

Performances of "Silk Road" by the Gansu Dance Theatre will be Wednesday, February 27, 8pm; Friday, March 1, 8pm; Saturday, March 2, 8pm and Sunday, March 3 at 1pm. There is No Thursday 2/28 performance. The production is 2 hours including intermission.

Tickets are: Orchestra & First Ring - $98, $78, $58, $38, $23 and there are also a few Premium Orchestra seats. Second Ring - $78, $58, $38, $23 and the Third Ring is $58, $38, & $23. Tickets are on sale at the box office and by calling (212) 496-0600; or by fax at (212) 580-2545, as well as on the web at davidhkochtheater.com.

Photos courtesy Gansu Dance Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD, Coming to Lincoln Center

Photo Flash: First Look at Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD, Coming to Lincoln Center
Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD

Photo Flash: First Look at Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD, Coming to Lincoln Center
Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD

Photo Flash: First Look at Gansu Dance Theatre's SILK ROAD, Coming to Lincoln Center


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