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Guangzhou Acrobatic Arts Theater to perform martial art acrobatic drama "The Legendary Swordsman" in December
     Guangzhou Acrobatic Arts Theater will perform "The Legendary Swordsman" in December. With a combination of acrobatics, martial arts and innovative visual effects, audiences are promised a highly entertaining performance.
     A dynamic mix of martial arts and acrobatic drama, "The Legendary Swordsman" is inspired by Louis Cha's Chinese fictional novel of the same name. The show presents a chivalric story of conflict between good and evil, with scenes involving fights, conspiracies and love infused with acrobatics, martial arts, dance, drama, Guangdong songs and more, offering a delight for audiences.
     Guangzhou Acrobatic Arts Theater (formerly known as Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe which was founded in 1959) has won over a 100 awards in local and global circus and juggling competitions. "The Legendary Swordsman" has been touring since its premiere in Guangdong in 2016, with audiences in Taiwan, Singapore and Macau receiving it to high acclaim.
     Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, "The Legendary Swordsman" is one of the attractions of the "Cheers!" Series. The performances will be staged at 8pm on December 23 and 24 (Saturday and Sunday) and at 3pm on December 24 and 25 (Sunday and Monday) at the Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall. Tickets priced from $140 to $280 are now available at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk). For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999. For programme enquiries and concessionary schemes, please call 2268 7323 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/multi_arts/programs_390.html.
Ends/Friday, November 17, 2017
Issued at HKT 10:30
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