July 01, 2015

  RSS Twitter Facebook Pinterest Tumblr

Playbill Digital

Monkeying Around Backstage at Monkey: Journey to the West

Conceived of, written and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng and with music by Damon Albarn (best known for his work with the Gorillaz musical collective), Monkey: Journey to the West is based on an ancient Chinese tale about a Monkey King who leads a monk on a journey to find the Buddha. Aerial choreographer and coach Heather Hammond went backstage at the production to give Playbill a peek at the intricate workings of the show which features a cast of Chinese acrobats, singers, contortionists and martial artists. The production plays the Lincoln Center Festival through July 28. Read the Playbill story.




Connect with us: on Twitter   on Facebook   on Tumblr.




Related Information
Multimedia Multimedia
Email Email

Bookmark and Share

RELATED ARTICLES:

26 May 2015
Tom Kitt, Adam Gwon Among Those Tapped for 2015-16 Tony Nominating Committee

19 May 2015
What's Hot in London: Jonathan Groff Revisits High School, Bradley's Back Onstage and More

11 May 2015
Casting Announced for Premiere of Wonder.land; Musical Will Play Manchester, London and Paris

14 Apr 2015
John Simm to Star in Three Days in the Country at National Theatre; Dates Announced for Other New Productions

05 Mar 2015
New wonder.land Musical Among Collaborations at Manchester International Festival

All Related Articles



Playbill Club Featured Offer