- Classic performance of Mei-style opera
- Renowned Peking Opera artist Mei Baojiu (left in picture and inset), son of the master Mei Lanfang (1894-1961, right), is going to perform classic Peking Opera pieces, Drunken Concubine and Red Cliff, at a Spring Festival gala held in Beijing.
- Opera 'Carmen'
- China's National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) presents its version of "Carmen".
- Cross-talk tribute to Wang Changyou
- A group of cross-talk performers, including Kang Songguang, Jiang Kun, Li Zhengrui and Chang Guitian, will gather for a show to celebrate the late crosstalk master Wang Changyou's centennial.
- Big Family on stage
- National Theater of China's first major production of 2013, The Big Family, is a three-act drama that tells the legendary stories of the Bai family over 80 years, from the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to the founding of New China in 1949.
- Sisi Qiu's perfect pointe
- Her father used the shape of a pyramid to illustrate that ballet is a short-lived career and that very few make it to the top. But Sisi Qiu persevered and proved him wrong.
- Fresh Madame Butterfly
- Theater-goers all know the story of Madame Butterfly. National Theater of China has joined hands with Arts Center Melbourne to give a fresh interpretation of the well-known story.