NCPA to stage Chinese version of
Hollywood director Tim Burton’s new fantasy film Miss Peregrine’sHomeforPeculiar Children debuted in Chinese mainland theaters on Dec 2. The film based on American author Ransom Riggs’ namesake novel is about a teenager’s adventures while rescuing a group of children from monsters. The film showcases Burton’s typically dark, gothic style.
The National Center for the Performing Arts will stage its version of Hamletover Dec 15-22. NCPA has already staged AMidsummerNight’sDream and Macbeththis year to mark the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare. The NCPA version combines the original plot with its Chinese translator Zhu Shenghao’s life story.