Dance Spectacular The Red Dress to Debut in New York City

New York City, Jan. 31, 2014, –Following its remarkable engagements of The Peony Pavilion and Silk Road at Lincoln Center, China Arts and Entertainment Group returns with the U.S. premiere of a new dance theater piece: The Red Dress, at the David H. Koch Theater from March 6-9. This will be the debut performance of The Red Dress in the US.

The Red Dress tells the touching love story of a young man and young woman from two rich families in an ancient town in southern China. Sweethearts since they were little, they fell in love then moved apart. A promise of marriage makes the beautiful bride-to-be wait in her dream of a red wedding dress for years. A tale of loyalty, tradition and love, The Red Dress features a company of more than 45 dancers who bring this astonishing tale to life through grand spectacle and movement. The Red Dress comes to America for its premiere production in New York City through the China Arts and Entertainment Group, presenting the China Ningbo Performance & Arts Group

In addition to The Red Dress, the group has also created and performed many national and provincial award-winning dance works, including Great View Here winning the gold award of Zhejiang Music and Dance Festival; Soul of the Road that won the Excellent Repertoire Award of Zhejiang; The River All Red winning the Silver Award in dance drama category of the 2nd China Dance Lotus Award; Crying won the Gold Award of Zhejiang Youth Dance Competition; Great Port of the Orient won the First Prize of Zhejiang Music and Dance Festival; Azure won the Second Prize of Zhejiang Youth Dance Competition; and the musical Tell the Sea won the 12th National Spiritual Civilization Five Top Project Prize.

The China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG), the first large publicly-owned cultural enterprise, was inaugurated after the merger of the China Performing Arts Agency (CPAA) and the China International Exhibition Agency, as a major step to transform Chinese culture and art institutions into modern enterprises. They are under the auspice of the Ministry of Culture, undertaking cultural exchange projects to promote and enhance Chinese culture in other countries. CAEG annually runs more than 5,000 shows, exhibitions and comprehensive cultural activities in hundreds of cities, regions, and in countries around the world.

Performances of “The Red Dress” by the China Ningbo Performance & Arts Group will be Thursday, March 6 – Saturday, March 8, 8pm and Sunday, March 9 at 1pm. Tickets are: $23, $38, $58, $78, $98, & premium seats are also available.


MARCH 6, 2014 @ 8PM
MARCH 7, 2014 @ 8PM
MARCH 8, 2014 @ 8PM
MARCH 9, 2014 @ 1PM

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