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“Interesting food & dance” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show

Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show
No. 165, Wenyi Road,, Xi'an, China
029-88221873
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Ranked #12 of 1,519 Restaurants in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: This is a dance and music show in which a dumpling dinner is also included.
Sydney, Australia
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“Interesting food & dance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This is a cultural show with a meal consistent with a Tang emperor's feast - lots of different types of dumplings - pig faced ducks cauliflowers & others. Ther is then a dance performance which is said to authentic as the Tang emperor both saw & wrote. However some of the music seemed somewhat modern as well as having string backings. Having said this the show was most entertaining especially the young lady with the Chinese zither & the man with the trumpets. As a sideline we travelled to the show in a 'tutubak' - like a little box attached to a small motorcycle - frightening but exciting & much more fun than an ordinary taxi. Street travel in China is exciting!

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“Quite enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food, lovely champagne and loved the show. Beautiful costumes and choreography. A nice treat!

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London, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The best show I have seen for ages. Very colourful and exciting. The theatre was stunning, the costumes were amazing. I also has Chinese dumpling which were tasty. Great evening.

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Woodland, California
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“better than expected”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This is a "Dinner Show" Theatre.
the musicians, costumes, and number of actors/participants are all elaborate and colorful. as part of a tour, it was entertaining and passed the evening pleasantly away.

the food was better than the usual dinner theatre food (i.e., chicken, often arrives cold, and all at once), but not as good as going to a real (upper scale) restaurant. (the furnishings were upper scale)

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Sacramento, California
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“Excellent Introduction to Traditional Chinese Dance and Music”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Following a sumptuous 16 dumpling dinner (YUMMO!) this traditional Chinese instrumental and dance performance is well worth the time and money. Integrated with both acrobatic performance of the male dancers and the eloquence of their female counterparts reminds one of a culture that embraces beauty, culture and power all at once. Even the humor of the flutist tickled us...worth seeing!

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