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The Red Dress + GIVEAWAY

A tale of loyalty, tradition and love

The Chinese National award-winning ballet The Red Dress heads to Melbourne for an exclusive season at the Palais Theatre 10 and 11 March 2015.  The world premiere was held in New York in March 2014 to excellent reviews. CAEG is excited to return to the Palais Theatre having previously presented critically acclaimed productions of The Embroidery Girl and The Peony Pavilion.
The Red Dress tells a bittersweet and beautiful love story in Southern China.  In an old town, a boy named Ayong (played by Zeng Ming) and a girl named Yue’er (played by Cheng Lin) are childhood playmates, and, in the first bloom of love pledge to marry. Ayong promises Yue’er he will “return home in silken robes and take her as his bride” and leaves town to make a living. Time passes and Ayong himself disappears without a trace. Yue’er, alone in her imagination, longs for the festivity and joy of the “ten-mile red dowry” of her wedding day, and waits in her beautiful dreams.
When I think of a Chinese performance I think colourful and all things pretty. When you walk into Melbourne’s Chinatown it’s covered in so many patterns and colors everywhere. There isn’t a store that you don’t look at thing wow thats really bold and unique. 
I’m sure this show will be an eye opener with the bursts of so many things bold to the eye to look at.

VENUE                  Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda
DATE                     Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 March
TICKETS              Ticketmaster or 136 100
SHOW TIMES      7.30pm
PRICES                  Tickets from $24.00 to $70.00
NJT Blogger has 2x double passes to the first performance in Melbourne. 
Tickets will be for Tuesday 10th March at 7:30pm. 
Simple entry via the rafflecopter form below.

Giveaway closes: Midnight, 26th February.
Please Note: No travel will be included – winner is to make own way to event. 
Winner will be drawn the 27th February and will have 24 hours to contact back to claim prize otherwise redraw may occur.

**Tickets have been kindly provided for giveaway in exchange for its promotion here.


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