Kung Fu Musical to debut in New York

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Added On June 11, 2019

A groundbreaking kung fu musical will make its debut in two weeks in New York City.

 
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The musical, named "Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise" will make its world premiere in two weeks at The Shed, a newly-opened center for artistic invention in New York City.
 
Conceived and directed by Chen Shizheng, it tells a modern tale of transformation as two teenagers look for courage and strength to overcome the forces of greed and power.
 
Chen described it as a saga that combines spirituality, animism, and human emotion to explore generational shifts of culture and ideas.
 
The production has drawn talented people from around the world, including Kung Fu Panda’s Jonathan Aibel?and Glenn Berger.
 
It is commissioned for The Shed’s 2019 opening season and will run from June 22 to July 27.