Visit: Westchinago, Chengdu 610015 China
This 1.5h evening show is one of the highlights of Sichuan, it reflects the beauty of the local culture, the friendliness, the subtlety and the strength of the Sichuanese.
It starts at 8pm every night in the traditional Sichuan style tea house which decorated by the illuminated lights and Chinese red lanterns,creates poetic atmosphere.
This tour offers free hotel pick up (within 3rd ring road),our driver will help you to get ticket and find the seat upon arrival.
You will sink into comfortable bamboo armchair,drinking tea ,eating peanuts and other small snacks while watching the show.
VIP ticket offer the best seating area plus one of the following for FREE:massage,ear-cleaning,photo opportunity while opera costume dressing.
Sichuanese Opera is usually consists of multiple different acts. While theWestern Operas are only about singing, the Sichuan opera try to show different type of arts in one big show. Typically it will begin with singing, before moving on to comedy routines, hand shadows, puppetry, instrumental music and dancing.
Highlights of Sichuan Opera
It is the most impressive and well known ,a magic show that employs multiple techniques to allow actors to change masks and even entire costumes in the blink of an eye.
The comedy show « Rolling lights »
A classic comedy about a lady punishing her husband for returning home drunk. While the jokes might be difficult to understand if you’re not a Chinese speaker, the majority of the humour comes from slapstick and physical comedy, which transcends language barriers.
The hand shadows show
It is beautiful and will entertain children and grown up as much as the stick puppets act. Music is also an important part of this show and a few traditional instruments will be played on stage.
A silent show of a puppet without singers or players. The performer use only his pair of clever hands to control the puppet to make different and sometimes difficult movements resembling a real person playing in a show and trying to tell a story usually about love.
The show will pass quickly and you won’t regret spending your evening there !
Trip note:Free hotel pick-up is included(within 3rd ring road ),however,driver will not wait for you during the show,please make your own way back to hotel after the show.It is easy to get taxi after the show