Fusing together poetry, music, and story in a mesmerizing live performance, Kunqu is a classic and elegant form of traditional Chinese theatre, included on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage. Carefully curated by Kunqu Society, the program showcases a colorful and entertaining selection of music, singing, and dramatic pieces from the Kunqu repertoire to celebrate the season of fall. Subtitles in English.
Tickets: $16/$10 FTH and Kunqu Society Members & Students
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; New York State Assembly Members Ron Kim, Ed Braunstein and Nily Rozic; New York City Council, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Council Members Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, and Paul A. Vallone; Howard Gilman Foundation; and the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.
Support is also provided by Astoria Bank, Bijoux Image, Cathay Bank, Celestial Love Foundation, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, FTH’s Chinese Cultural Committee, Chinese Radio Network, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (Flushing), Fook Funeral Group, Barbara Garii / St. Joseph’s College, Simon Gerson, the Glow Foundation, Howard Graf & Kathy Donovan, Hakka Association of New York , Heather Harrison / Farrell Fritz, David M. Hunter, Raymond D. Jasen, JoAnn She & Co. Ltd., Siu Mui Lau, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Susan Lee, James S. Liao, Steven Lii / New United NY Corp, Linden Arts Fund for Children, the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Materials for the Arts, William McClure / Queens College, New York Shandong Association, the NYC & Company Foundation, Queens College, Georgiana Reese-Benatti / New York Community Bank, RUDANCENY Ballroom Dance School / Asian American Dance Sport Corp, Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York (Manhattan), Veronica Tsang, and Tony & Tai Wang/WAC Lighting.
Our work is also supported by gifts made in the memory of Irene Seligman.