Friday, April 08, 2011

apr 8-23 | damon calderwood in the forbidden phoenix

He was the officious dad with a heart of gold in CHRISTMAS ON THE AIR, the ambitious betrayer who should have been a teacher in A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, the elephant man in THE ELEPHANT MAN. If you go back as far as THE PACIFIC SALT COMPANY or the annual MURDER MYSTERY FUNDRAISERS, he was in those too. Now...

Richmond Gateway Theatre presents
The Forbidden Phoenix
Book and Lyrics by Marty Chan
Lyrics, Music and Orchestration by Robert Walsh

Combining adventure, martial arts and the coolest ten-piece orchestra you’ve ever seen, this thrilling, eye-popping musical tells the story of a father who comes to Canada looking for a better life. The Monkey King, Chinese mythology’s most beloved super hero, must rescue a damsel in distress and tame the Iron Dragon before he can be reunited with his son. High drama and visual spectacle combine for a unique evening of family entertainment. Performed in English with Chinese surtitles (like this...)

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