The Emperor's Nightingale

The Emperor's Nightingale

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presented the New York premiere of Damon Chua's The Emperor's Nightingale, directed by Chongren Fan.

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About The Emperor's Nightingale:

The Emperor’s Nightingale is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story “The Nightingale,” set in 18th-century China, bringing to light the youthful exploits of the future Emperor Qianlong who befriends a magical bird who helps him learn what he must do to be King. The play employs traditional Chinese lion dance, puppetry, and a pair of tigers and pandas to tell this fun, thrilling tale.

By:
Damon Chua
Producer:
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
Director:
Chongren Fan
Lighting:
Leslie Smith
Sound:
Joseph Wolfslau
Design:
You-Shin Chen
Costume:
Karen Boyer
Cast list:
Leanne Cabrera, Ya Han Chang, Dinh James Doan, Jonathan Frye, Brian Kim, and Roger Yeh
The Emperor's Nightingale Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
November 25, 2018
Opening date: 
December 1, 2018
Closes: 
December 16, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday11am-
Wednesday11am-
Thursday11am-
Friday-7:30pm
Saturday2:30pm8pm
Sunday2:30pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Our The Emperor's Nightingale Review

The Emperor’s Nightingale by Damon Chua is Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s first foray into family friendly programming as they kick off a new educational initiative at Theatre Row. It’s a (loose) adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale “The Nightingale.” Set in 1723 China, it is the tale of two teenaged brothers vying to prove themselves to be worthy as successor to their father, the... Read more