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Evening Cultural Show -Sichuan Opera

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“face changing”(9 reviews)
“acrobatics”(7 reviews)
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Shufengyayun Tea House, No.23 Qintai Road, Chengdu, China
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a fun experience with at least 8 different separate performances including orchestral music, individual string instrument performance, horn instrument, acrobatics to opera (not my favorite), hand shadow puppeteer, a comedy sketch and the fantastic face changing performance. The whole show is about 90...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is an old-fashioned Chinese show, but it moves along quickly and was entertaining. Worth seeing once while you are in China.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dmlin
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This is a chance to experience the Changing Faces opera. Face changing (bean lain) is an ancient Chinese dramatic art. Performers wear brightly colored costumes and move to quit music. The major thrill is the actors ability to change from one vividly colored mask to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Judi L
Reviewed August 1, 2017

If you are in Chengdu and you don't go to the Sishuan Opera, then you have missed out on a truly lovey experience. Buy the VIP tickets which includes a massage (neck or ear), closer access to the show and of course an abundance of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Nice variety of folklore acts including a tumbling act, ancient musical instrument players, dancing & singing, Chinese opera, comedy routine, and the amazing mask changing act. They serve complimentary tea & sunflower seeds to snack on and they sell food & beer & wine. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We attended one evening while we were here. The food provided was not to our western tastes but the show was fun. Bright costumes and exaggerated gestures. Wearing of masks allows quick change of character. The mask changing is to most fascinating part of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

This show was so much fun and so amazing. The opera was secondary to the fire breathing, acrobatics and mask changing. The crowd was mostly Chinese and they loved it. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank marien882
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Keeping in mind this is China, I would say the whole operation and show was really good. We had very good service getting our tickets, seats and tea/dumplings/snacks. We had the mid to upper range seats and excellent view of the show. The show is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank adkmts46er
Reviewed September 2, 2016

The "opera" has some singing but is mostly stylized dancing and acrobatics. There are fire features but the highlight is the face changing masks.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank anglee73
Reviewed August 5, 2016

This opera is really worth watching becaus eof lighting, props and costumes. The story (changing face masks) wasn't illustrated but it was colorfully presented. They allow photos and videos.

Date of experience: July 2016
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