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301 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from Jeri
4 events 3 reviews

I have seen Chinese acrobats before, and a lot of the routines from this show were about the same, and very traditional. They may not have been perfect in each performance, but I have to admit they were still pretty amazing. So, overall, it was an...continued

reviewed Jan 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Nicole
45 events 24 reviews

In my opinion, it is just a mediocre show, probably due to the small budget production. I am actually not sure they are from the Capital of China, Beijing. Maybe I myself was mistakenly thinking that Peking=Beijing. I have seen a China National...continued

reviewed Jan 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Jim
29 events 18 reviews

Both the young lady I was with and I loved the performance. Granted--as others here have noted--there were some "booboos". But hardly enough to detract from the overall strength/endurance/grace of the acrobats involved.

A wonderful way to...continued

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Glendale Arts & DowntownGlendale.com present the Peking Acrobats in a spectacular, awe-inspiring and astonishing evening that is sure to please audiences of all ages.

Everything in the historic Alex Theatre is up for grabs as these gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts tumble their way across the stage with impeccable timing and brilliant grace.

The Peking Acrobats are a perennial favorite. They’ve played to sold out crowds and are known worldwide for their extraordinary feats of balance, dexterity and precision, rooted in Chinese folk-art traditions and accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra. The Peking Acrobats pay homage to 2000 years of tradition and present a virtual kaleidoscope of entertainment and wonder.

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