Performance Time: 2019/12/12-13 Thu.-Fri. 19:30 2019/12/14-15 Sat.-Sun. 14:30 19:30 Performance Venue: Opera Hall, Guangzhou Opera House Price: TBC
* Performed in English with Chinese and English subtitles * Duration: 150mins (with 20min. intermission) * Each ticket can only be used by one person. No children below 1.2m should be admitted.
Titanic is a musical based on the famous sailing and sinking of "The Ship of Dreams", with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone that opened on Broadway in 1997, the pair have collectively won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, an Olivier Award and three Tony Awards. Titanic The Musical swept the 1997 musical Tony Awards winning all five it was nominated for including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.
Titanic is set on the ocean liner RMS Titanic which sank on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. In the final hours of 14th April 1912 the RMS Titanic, collided with an iceberg and 'the unsinkable ship' slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century. More than 1500 men, women and children lost their lives, only 705 people survived.
Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own. All innocently unaware of the fate awaiting them, the Third Class immigrants dream of a better life in America, the Second Class imagine they too can join the lifestyles of the rich and famous, whilst the millionaire Barons of the First Class anticipate legacies lasting forever. Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's musical tells the tragic story with a compassionate book, intelligent lyrics, and soaring melodies, full of memorable characters based on the real people on the ship. This brilliant new production direct from London won sweeping critical acclaim across the board.
"An evening both shattering and gorgeous - a triumph. " The Times ★★★★★ "Thom Southerland's outstanding production, each and every character is superbly established by a fine ensemble cast." The Stage ★★★★★ "They are brought to piercing, agonizingly beautiful life by a sublime cast that sing and act it as if their lives depended on it. And of course, in this show it tragically does for those they are playing. " Londontheatre.co.uk ★★★★★
"A miracle of fluency in a modest space: the opening number, in which passengers, crew and the ship's creators hymn 'a human metropolis' is breathtaking in its physical dexterity." The Guardian ★★★★ "The songs themselves sit within prime goose-bump territory many moments of magnificence. " The Telegraph ★★★★