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October 17, 2011

Theater: Thrills to shake off the chills

Backstage with Elyse Ribbons: Bringing you a roundup of all the best theater shows this week – because variety is the spice of life. This month we have been graced with rare blue skies and glorious autumnal weather that has me craving apple cider and pumpkin spiced coffees. However, the drop in temperature also brings [...]

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August 21, 2011

Theater: Get in a school daze

Theater: Get in a school daze Backstage with Elyse Ribbons: Bringing you a roundup of all the best theater shows this weekend – because variety is the spice of life. Since it’s now technically autumn in Beijing (liqiu, the start of fall on the Chinese lunar calendar was a couple weeks ago), it’s getting close [...]

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August 5, 2011

Theater: Carnival of romance and revenge

Theater: Carnival of romance and revenge Backstage with Elyse Ribbons: Bringing you a roundup of all the best theater shows this weekend – because variety is the spice of life. While the oppresive heat hasn’t changed its tune in Beijing this week, the theater scene has taken a big turn from the revolutionary themes of [...]

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July 25, 2011

Red opera, Mongolian singing and some epic improv

Backstage: Red opera, Mongolian singing and some epic improv Backstage with Elyse Ribbons: Bringing you a roundup of the all the best theatre shows this week – because variety really is the spice of life. This cheeky monkey is very happy to be back, hunting out all things theatrical in our fair city, from wonderful [...]

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June 10, 2011

Taking risks in love and marriage

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2011-06/07/content_12646400.htm By Elyse Ribbons (China Daily) Updated: 2011-06-07 08:03 Backstage with Elyse Ribbons Bringing you a roundup of all the best theater shows this week – because variety really is the spice of life. One of the best things about Beijing’s theater scene is that it has plenty of variety and experimentation. If you’re looking [...]

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May 31, 2011

History, classics and a fresh dash of comedy

(China Daily) Updated: 2011-05-31 07:42 http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2011-05/31/content_12609341.htm Backstage with Elyse Ribbons Bringing you a roundup of the best theater shows this week – because variety really is the spice of life. This weekend has a couple of treats in store, including several revivals of note and a surprise encore performance of an original avant-garde piece. On [...]

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