The Legend of Emperor Qin is presented by Shaanxi Qinhuang Grand Theater Performing Arts Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shaanxi Miracle Achievements Development Co.; Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment serves as the managing partner for the theatre and executive producer of the production.
The production will reunite members from the creative team behind the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games with Hollywood composer Klaus Badelt, writer Sun Haohui and director Zhao Ming. The Legend of Emperor Qin will be the world's first stage production to depict the story of the Chinese Qin Dynasty.
Robert Nederlander, Jr., president and CEO of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, said in a statement, "Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment is thrilled to partner with Shaanxi Qinhuang Grand Theatre Performing Arts Co. in the management of this new performing arts venue and the presentation of The Legend of Emperor Qin.
"The Nederlander family is fully committed to the emerging Chinese cultural industry. Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment was the first to tour a Broadway production, 42nd Street, throughout China, as well as the first to present a Chinese production, Soul of Shaolin, on Broadway. With this world-class production, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and Shaanxi Qinhuang Grand Theater Performing Arts Company will captivate and enhance the experience for all visitors to Xi'an China and the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses exhibition."
For more information, visit NederlanderWorld.com/xian.