“I'm enjoying all of it, especially the Monkey King dance,” Mr. Skoggard, who has studied China.
“The history, the dancing, the singing, the combination of all the pieces of the arts, the backdrops, the 3-D effect—everything is fabulous,” said Linnet Carty, a host [...]
Mrs. LaPlaca: “It's very inspiring,” she said. “I think we're going to leave here feeling happy—it's really uplifting.”
“It just transports one into another realm completely,” Ms. Bobi Jentis said of Shen Yun’s overall effect.
Mrs.Colleen Duplissie said that telling a story through dance—with no words—is a “very difficult” thing to do.
Shen Yun Performing Arts drew much praise from theatergoers who saw it this week in Connecticut.
Mr. Jim Miron said he took his girlfriend to see Shen Yun for Valentine’s Day. He said Shen Yun displayed a “long beautiful culture—thousands of years culture—a lot of [...]
Charles Loya: “I enjoyed it a lot, I liked how they went through the centuries, it’s great exposure, it is.”
“I enjoyed the show tremendously. I would do anything, whatever, to tell more people,” Mr. Yu said. “It moved me to tears.”
“I think the backdrop really adds to the story,” Mr. Timothy Bayley said.
“The dancers were just outstanding. It was wonderful,” Mrs. Herrmann said after viewing the performance at the Palace Theater.
Linda Eberhard: “It was worth every penny of the ticket. Every penny of the ticket.”
“Everything is really entertaining and beautiful,” said Mrs. Klaric.
Business owners Jim Pinto and Debbie Lombardi both lauded the performance at the Palace Theater, saying Shen Yun gave them a deeper insight into the Chinese people.
“I love it,” said Cathy, adding that the performance was both peaceful and graceful.
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Mr. Liossis also enjoyed the solo vocalists. "It was very nice. I understood the lyrics on the screen, they were very touching," he said.
For David Slocum, one of the founding members of the CNY Ballet Company, Shen Yun was an entirely new experience.
Shen Yun Performing Arts graced the stage at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on May 12, delighting the audience with a revival of the oldest culture in the world.
“It lifts my spirit,” Carol Smith said. “I'm absolutely changed by the music.”
“I think it's wonderful just how 'classic' it is,” said Dr. Scharoun of Shen Yun. “I'm really starting to understand a lot of the history of China through the dance.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts presented a revival of the 5,000-year-old Chinese culture at the The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater Sunday night.
Ms. Catherine Koch said the singing was “powerful” and said she hadn't heard the style used by Chinese singers before. “That was really awesome,” she said. “I loved it.”
Mrs. Gao deeply appreciated many aspects of the performance. She said "The orchestra was great! The dancing was excellent. The singing was also awesome."
“I loved the dancing. I love the colors,” Dr. Authur Ostrowski said of the May 12 performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company at the Cadillac Palace Theater.
Dr. Robert Gasior was impressed by the opening number, Descending to the World, and said, "It was superb, I thought everything—was quite excellent."