Friendship Theater 友谊剧院
Friendship Theater was built in 1965, and for most of its history was known as the largest and most famous theater inProvince, even building a following overseas. garden-style decor blended with modern architecture has helped make it fashionable, comfortable and very successful. The theater has just finished undergoing a year-long restoration, and should be open again to the general public within a month of this writing. With an expanded stage, and 200 fewer seats, the new five-star Friendship Theater can still hold over 1,300 theater-goers.
Friendship Theater, which belongs to Guangdong Provincial Art Center, is widely multi-functional. Its theater shows are mostly Chinese opera and dramas, but it also puts on concerts and international dance performances. Tickets range from 60-580 RMB.
Add: No. 698 Renminbei Lu,
Tel: 020 8666 2743/8667 9898/8364 0709
Bus: Take Bus No. 33 or 203 and get off at Jiaoyihui (Trade Fair). Walk toward Guangzhou Railway Station and you will immediately find the theater on your right
Metro: Take metro Line 2 to Guangzhou Railway Station, Exit D4. Walk toward Huanshizhong Road, turn right at the second corner and walk toward Renminzhong Lu about 800 meters. The theater will be on your left