In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Chinus Cultural Productions and China Arts and Entertainment Group are presenting the U.S. premiere of ‘The Butterfly Lovers’ — hailed as China’s Romeo & Juliet — performed by the Beijing Dance Academy (BDA) Resident Dance Company. This production will take place on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 at the Paramount Theatre.
The production is choreographed by Zhang Jianmin to China’s famous violin concerto ‘The Butterfly Lovers,’ written in 1959 by Chinese composers Chen Gang and He Zhanhao. The lead roles will be performed by Wang Zihan and Shao Junting.
The evening will also include a selection of award-winning classical Chinese pieces, choreographed by China’s up and coming choreographers. ♦
Tickets are $25 to $75. To buy tickets or for more information, visit www.stgpresents.org or www.butterflyloversdance.com.