Peking Opera Show

Peking Opera Show

$45/Person
70 Minutes Entrance ticket Transport (one-way)

Liyuan Theatre - Beijing Opera Show

Liyuan Theatre has performed traditional Peking Opera since 1990 and it's one of the birthplace of Beijing Opera. As one of the most prestigious performance venue in Beijing. Liyuan Theatre presents daily evening traditional Peking Opera excerpts designed in short programmes for foreign audiences, yet true to the original style. Within the long history of Peking Opera, the performance at the Liyuan Theatre is the most classic introduction to the performing art. Witness a unique Beijing nightlife scene with it's roots from the times of the emperor -- from ancient variety art to modern theatre productions. Show Beijing is proud to guide you to an exiting city that embraces the mix of modern and centuries old culture. The repertoire is an interesting combination of delightful humour and old Beijing culture. All performed with ambitious intricacy and style. We welcome you to the most buzzing show & entertainment scene in China!

Show Time

There are one shows daily: 19:30 - 20:40, Per show last one hour! 30 minutes in advance to watch makeup.

Online Discount

The discount tickets available online booking up to 3 hours before show starts! Tickets window sell full price and limited availability!

Cancellations

In case you can not make it! Full refund for cancellations 5 hours before show start!

Payment

Payment via PayPal & credit card are accepted, NO PayPal account needed. WeChat or Alipay recommended.

Getting There

Theatre located in Qianmen Jianguo Hotel can be accessed by subway at Hufangqiao Station on line 7. Building is located a short walk from the metro exit C.

Official Website

We are the Liyuan Theatre Official Website! Please book as early as possible, before the tickets are sold out!

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Pricing Chart

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Seating Ticket Price in Dollar Ticket Price in RMB
Downstairs $45 ¥280
Section 3 $61 ¥380
Section 2 $77 ¥480
VIP Tables $94 ¥580

Trip Itinerary

As one of the most prestigious performance venue in Beijing. Liyuan Theatre presents daily evening traditional Peking Opera excerpts designed in short programmes for foreign audiences, yet true to the original style.

Liyuan Theatre Peking Opera Show
Departure: Every night
Duration: Approx 1 hour and 10 minutes
Show starts at: 7:30pm
Show finishes at: 8:40pm
Pick-up point and time: 1 hour before the show begins
Language: English
Itinerary:

Pick-up from your hotel or apartment in one hour before the show begans, and make sure each participant will be on the bus in time from different hotels. Then go to Beijing Liyuan Theatre – located in Beijing Qianmen Hotel, 175 Yong’an Lu, Beijing. Upon arrival at Liyuan Theatre, you will be led to your seat with help of both your tour guide and theatre staff who have your pre-booked entrance tickets. Beijing Opera is mainly about the tales of successive dynasties regarding important historical events, emperors, ministers and generals, geniuses and great beauties, from the ancient times to Yao, Shun, Yu, the Spring and Autumn Period, the Warring States Period and the dynasties of Qin, Han, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming, Qing for 5000 years. Popular with western visitors, the Liyuan hosts Peking Opera with English subtitles as well as acrobatics performances in the show.

Travel Tips:

Wear casually and pay attention to the climate in Beijing.

Service Package Includes:
Admission to the Opera show;
Pick-up service from hotel. (one way transport only)
Service Package Excludes:
Gratuities (optional);
Transfer from/to airport or hotels in airport or remote area.
Show Booking Tips:

Pick up from your hotel or apartment in one hour before the show begans, and make sure each participant will be on the bus in time from different hotels. Then go to Beijing Liyuan Theatre – located in Beijing Qianmen Hotel, 175 Yongan Lu, Xicheng District, Beijing. Upon arrival at Liyuan Theatre, you will be led to your seat with help of both your tour guide and theatre staff who have your pre-booked entrance tickets.

Opera Show History:
The theatre has hosted classic Peking Opera performances since 1999 with it’s grand opera hall that can fit up to a thousand visitors. The hall has brought up the atmosphere through design and decorations similar to old Beijing opera theaters. These decorations include walls aligned with chinese couplets and calligraphy, opera masks and Chinese folding screens.
Within the long history of Peking Opera, the performance at the Liyuan Theatre is the most classic introduction to the performing art. The repertoire is an interesting combination of delightful humour and old Beijing culture. All performed with ambitious intricacy and style. Here you will find a popular introduction to Chinese Opera.
Booking Note:
1. The quotations above include the budget seats of Liyuan Theatre (seats on the both sides).
2. If you prefer front seats or midddle seats on the first floor, please contact us for new booking and pay extra accordingly.
Just a Kindly Reminder:

The show ends and you will go back to your hotel on your own.

Theatre Seat Map:
Liyuan Theatre Seats Map

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