Daily guide to shows, concerts, events in China

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BEIJING, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The following is a list of major shows, concerts, exhibitions and events in China for Tuesday:

-- Musical "Cats"

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center, Guangzhou

Adapted from T. S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats," the musical tells of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" as to which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.

The long-running award-winning musical first opened in the West End, London, 1981, and then to Broadway in 1982.

-- Dance Drama "Awakening Lion"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Quanzhou Great Theater, Quanzhou

Setting against the background of local people's struggle against foreign invaders in south China during the first Opium war, "Awakening Lion" tells a story of broken families, separated lovers and unyielding courage.

The drama displays representative symbols of Lingnan culture including Cantonese lion dance, integrating both traditional and modern arts.

-- Musical "Le Rouge et le Noir - L'Opera Rock"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Shanghai Culture Square, Shanghai

A rock opera adaption of French classic novel "The Red and the Black" by Stendhal, the musical features a combination of all star team, music elements and 3D multimedia effects.

Conducted by Francois Chouquet, who produced "Les Amants de la Bastille" in 2012, the show is in French, with Chinese subtitles. Enditem

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