“Liulaogen Grand Stage” Shenyang Zhongjie Theater is situated at the most bustling and prosperous commercial pedestrian street—— the Zhongjie Street. It is the first chain theater found by Benshan Media. It is also the first “green song-and-dance duet” theater throughout the country.
“Liulaogen Grand Stage” Shenyang Zhongjie Theater was originally the “Shenyang Grand Stage” theater, built in 1908. It is a building with a hundred years’ history. In April, 2003, Zhao Benshan led actors and actresses of Liaoning folk art troupe to begin the special performance of sing-and-dance duet in Shenyang Grand Stage, and renamed it as “Liulaogen Grand Stage”. Benshan Media purchased it as their subordinate by publicly delisting in 2007. And in 2008, Benshan Media invested almost 20 million yuan for theater’s redecoration and made the “Liulaogen Grand Stage” at Shenyang Zhongjie Street the highest palace and Flagship Theater of northeast sing-and-dance duet. Every night, it is brilliantly illuminated and filled with merry and incessant talk and laughter. There is a happy aroma of “going to a fair, celebrating the spring festival and watching full-scale drama” around the theater. There is a landmark of “donkey pulling millstone” on the third floor of the facet outside the theater. Underneath the “Donkey pulling millstone” is the “Happy Square” on which, actors and actresses would gaily do the northeast yangko dance to welcome guests from far and near.
Nowadays, “Donkey pulling millstone” has become the landmark of “Liulaogen Grand Stage” and also unique cultural scenery of Shenyang even the whole country. Costumes and language of all the staff there are in a folkway style. They are acting while service, and serving while acting. Each corner of the theater is filled with strong cultural ambience, offering fresh and new scenery for audience. The sing-and-dance duet is more unique and brilliant, making audience sometimes be on tenterhooks, sometimes burst out laughing, while enjoying the unique charm of “Happy Theater”.
“Liulaogen Grand Stage” in Shenyang Zhongjie Street has been extended its influence through years of continuous development and has become widely known cultural scenery of Shenyang, following after the “one palace, two mausoleums” (the imperial palace, Zhao mausoleum and East mausoleum). And it has become a splendid visiting card with strongest northeast cultural features that attracts guests from near and far.
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