Awakening Lion @ Shenzhen Grand Theater – Luohu

Shenzhen Grand Theater Luohu District (深圳大剧院), Shenzhen

“Awakening Lion,” a dance drama by the Guangzhou Song and Dance Theater, is set in 1840 when the warships of Western powers blockaded the Pearl River estuary and the First Opium War broke out. An irregular force made up of Chinese militias and citizens are fighting against the British invaders in the Sanyuanli Village on the outskirts of Canton (now ...