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Family friendly stage shows coming to GZ this summer
Source: newsgd.com

The Guangzhou International Family Theatre Festival, the first ever of its kind held in south China, has showcased 86 shows by 29 family theatre companies from 11 countries and regions including Spain, Canada, and U.S.A. for about 70,000 audience in the city over the past two years.

The third edition of the festival will continue to showcase both domestic and foreign family stage productions to local residents this summer, including drama, musicals and a variety show. Government subsidy has allowed some hefty discounts on ticket prices, with cheapest tickets being 61 RMB.

The opening ceremony of the third edition of Guangzhou International Family Theatre Festival. [Photo: Yangcheng Evening News]

Show Schedule

Poetic drama ‘Loo’

Performer: Ponten Pie from Spain


19:30, Friday, June 14th;

10:30/14:00/16:30/19:30, Saturday, June 15th;

10:30/14:00/16:30, Sunday, June 16th;

Place: Happy Box

Age: 3-10 years

Duration: 50min

Family variety show 'The Underwater Bubble Show'

Combining acrobatics, miming, magic and modern technology, “The Underwater Bubble Show” explodes in a shower of bubbles, confetti and streamers.

Performer: The Brinum-X Entertainment Company from Latvia


19:30, Friday, June 14th;

10:30/15:30/19:30, Saturday, June 15th;

Place: Guangdong Arts Theater

Age: 2+

Epic drama '100000 Years BC'

Performer: The Fifth Wheel from Germany


10:30/16:30, Saturday, July 6th;

10:30/16:30, Sunday, July 7th;

10:30/16:30, Saturday , July 13th;

10:30/16:30, Sunday, July 14th;

Place: Happy Box

Age: 3+

Language: Chinese & English

Duration: 45min

Musical 'Flying with Martin'

Performer: Beijing Mayijiaoyin Culture Co., Ltd.

Time: 10:30/15:30, Saturday, July 13th

Place: Guangdong Arts Theater

Age: 5+

Musical 'Mom over the Moon'

Performer: Guangxi Puppet Theater

Time: 15:30/19:30, Wednesday, July 17th

Place: Guangdong Arts Theater

Age: 6-14

Musical 'Dragonland'

Performer: Theatre Farmers from China’s Macao

Time: 10:30 /15:30, Saturday, July 20th

Place: Guangdong Arts Theater

Age: 3+

Multimedia musical 'Alice in wonderland' (Chinese edition)

Performer: DT Kids Theater from Canada

Time: 10:30/15:30, Saturday, July 27th

Place: Guangdong Arts Theater

Age: 3+

How to get to the venues?

Guangdong Arts Theater (广东艺术剧院)

Add.: No. 1229, Guangzhou Dadao Zhong, Tianhe District, Guangzhou (广州市天河区广州大道中1229号)

Nearby metro station: Exit A of Shaheding Station, Line 6

Bus station: Guangzhou Sport University (广州体院)

Tel.: 020-37276300

Happy Box (嘿皮匣子小剧场)

Add.: 2nd floor, Hall No. 1, Guangzhou Liuhua Exhibition & Trade Center, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区流花展贸中心一号馆2楼)

Nearby metro station: Exit C of Yuexiu Park Station, Line 2

Tel.: 18664789884

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