French musical to hit Chinese stage

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-17 17:16:05|Editor: huaxia
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BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- French musical "The Little Match-Seller," adapted from a fairy tale of the same name by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, will start a China tour starting Dec. 1.

Produced by Double D productions, the musical recreated the role of a match-selling girl who opens a door that leads her on a series of fantasy adventures where she meets pirates and an astrologer by lighting a single match and finally saves her grandma.

Actors of the original version including singer Gaelle Gauthier will perform in China, and they plan to tour 14 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen and Shenzhen until Jan. 15.

The French production won a nomination for the Moliere Awards in 2016 and has been performed more than 200 times in France since its premiere in 2015. Enditem