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“I think this was spectacular choreography; it’s really well done. It’s lovely,” Ms. Della Lowe said.
"The vividness, and the great dancing, the skillfulness of the dancers. It was very exciting; I’m inspired. I’ll probably be dancing myself tonight," Mr. Ken DeLeon said.
Ms. Marsha Heinz appreciated the stories and ethnic dances in the performance.
“I love it, I felt so peaceful,” Mrs. Suzanna Bell said. “I love the costumes, all the scenery, it’s very beautiful and calming to me.”
"I've always saw and read about it, and how graceful it was, and it really is; it's very positive," Mr. Fred Soofer said.
Shen Yun traverses the globe with a mission of reviving China's ancient, divinely inspired culture.
“The performers were outstanding, just outstanding. And that’s it—the physical beauty of what they’re doing is unbelievable,” Ms. Yazzolino said.
“I really enjoyed the singing, the opera singing,” said Mr. Powers.
“I loved the stories … the explanations of the stories were very good,” Ms. Emerson said, referring to the introductions about the pieces given by the masters of ceremonies.
Ms. Heather Raines appreciated how the expressiveness of classical Chinese dance lends itself to storytelling.
“I like their philosophy, it’s a good philosophy,” said Mr. Andy Ajluni.
Frequent theatergoer Ms. Keyson: “Everything was very inspiring, the voices … were very, very beautiful, and I like the touch of the ancient instruments together.”
“Honestly, singing itself is such a spiritual art if it’s used for good,” said Trish. "This singing here—it’s so uplifting and so beautifully done; it just radiates [...]
Mr. Beckman’s friend Fran, who is ethnically Cantonese, said the performance brought her closer to her roots.
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