Shaanxi Song & Dance Theater

2017-07-03 12:09:18 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

Established in 1998, the Shaanxi Song & Dance Theater is a comprehensive theater restaurant, providing a permanent stage for the Shaanxi Provincial Song & Dance Troupe and offering traditional Chinese food. Every day the artists perform the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show on the spectacular stage. Having accommodation for 700 customers, the Shaanxi Song & Dance Theater provides you excellent services and enjoyment. Nowadays, the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is treasured as a national art. Attending such an exciting recreation of the cultural beauty of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) will introduce you to an amazing world, and you are sure to marvel at the feeling of being taken back to the days of the Tang.

With the Northwest Art Performance Group established in 1940 as its predecessor, it officially became a theater in 1963, got its present name in 1998, and was included in the Shaanxi Performing Arts Group Co. Ltd. in 2009. During its long history and development, the theater has reserved a professional performing team and a large number of excellent programs, including operas, dance dramas, vocal and instrumental music works.

Among all the programs, the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is the most attractive and popular since its debut in 1983. The show reproduces the magnificent scenes of the prosperous Tang Dynasty, delighting the audience with fascinating ancient imperial court music and dance. The programs have been delicately designed by many Tang history experts, scholars and artists. The whole performance inherits the original song and dance of the Tang Dynasty, and fully shows the charm of traditional Chinese culture.

The major programs include the Huaqing Palace, White Ramie Cloth Costume Dance, Zither Solo ‘Pilgrim Feast’, Rainbow Skirt and the Feathered Coat Dance, Battling Dance of the King of Qin, Oriole Singing in Spring, Ta Ge Dance, Mask Dance, Qiuci Dance, Suona Solo ‘Jujube Harvest’, Maoyuan Drum Dance, Drum Music ‘Quarreling Ducks’ and ‘Tiger Grinding Teeth’, and Great Tang Ritual Dance.

While enjoying the wonderful performance, you can have the delicious food including the famous local snacks, the dumpling banquet and the Tang style banquet.

1. Basic info

Address: No.165, North Wenyi Road, Beilin District, Xi’an

Ticket: CNY 238: Tang Music and Dance Show

CNY 438: Tang Music and Dance Show + Dumpling Dinner

(Half price for children under 3.9 feet)

Opening Time: Dinner Time: 18:30 - 19:50; Show Time: 20:00 - 21:10

2. Transportation

Take Bus No.14, 23, 40, 208, 213, 216, 221, 222, 309, 402, 512, 619, 704, 710, 800, 910, Tourism Bus No.6, or 258 and get off at Wenchangmen (Wenchang Gate) Stop.