Author: Damon Chua
Director: Chongren Fan
Producer: Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
1/11/20 – 1/26/20
The Emperor’s Nightingale is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story The Nightingale, set in 18th-century China, and brings to light the youthful exploits of the future Emperor Qianlong.
Using traditional Chinese lion dance, puppetry, and a pair of tigers and pandas to tell this fun, thrilling tale, The Emperor’s Nightingale is an adaptation of Hans Christian set in 18th-century China. The focuses on the youthful exploits of the future Emperor Qianlong. He befriends a magical bird who helps him learn what he must do to be King.
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, in its 43rd Season in 2019-2020, continues its education initiative with the Lunar New Year Production of The Emperor’s Nightingale for families and children 12 & under.TICKETS