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Imperial Granary

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Highly recommended

The costumes, performers, and musicians were all top-notch. A teleprompter provides an English... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2013
Jeana P
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Raleigh
Peony Pavilion performance

I wanted to see a classic Beijing opera while in Beijing. My local friend suggested this one, as it... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2013
ELBSeattle
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

The costumes, performers, and musicians were all top-notch. A teleprompter provides an English translation. The venue is cozy and intimate. I am not an opera fan by any stretch of the imagination, but I would see this over and over!

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

I wanted to see a classic Beijing opera while in Beijing. My local friend suggested this one, as it would be a little easier to follow to my Western ears and experiences. The evening began with a buffet in the Imperial Granary - this wasn't...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank ELBSeattle
Reviewed 6 April 2012

The Peony Pavillion is light Chinese opera. It is a classic love story with English subtitles projected on the back wall and side monitors thus it is easy to follow. The theater itself is charming with limited seating close to the action. You can see...More

Date of experience: April 2012
4  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Using the old imperial granary for the location of the restaurant and theatre adds to the ambiance of this destination. The food is served buffet style and is good. The performance is in an intimate setting. The musicians are fabulous, the us of the entire...More

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank raf123fgtours
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