Written by Damon Chua

Directed by Chongren Fan

Fight Choreography by Michael G. Chin

Theatre Five
1/15/2022 – 1/30/2022
$38 – $50
+ $2.50 Restoration Fee

The Emperor’s Nightingale

Family friendly adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson- in 18th century China with playful pandas and dancing tigers.

An adaptation of a classic tale, set in 18th century China, a magical bird, playful pandas, prancing tigers, rival princes. What does it take to be a King?

Nominated by the Off-Broadway Alliance for “Best Family Show”

NYTimes: “The Emperor’s Nightingale…introduces gossiping panda bears and a tiger whose front and hind legs talk to each-other. Expect lion dancing and royal rapping along the way”


Please note all sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges. 

Vaccination Requirements:

Age 12+

All patrons 12 & older must be fully vaccinated 14 days prior to their performance date. Proof of vaccination must be accompanied by a valid photo ID (valid ID for ages 12-18 do not need to include a photo).  

Ages 5-11

Required to present *proof of at least one dose of an FDA or WHO authorized vaccination. This requirement follows the New York City vaccine mandate that went into effect on December 14, 2021.

Ages 2-4

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test: PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance, or a rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance. A negative test can be presented on paper or mobile device. We do not accept self-testing or at-home kits for negative tests.

Under 2 years old

There are no test requirements for children under the age of 2.

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Masks must be worn inside the building at all times.