FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2017
Contact: Gena Buhler Craig Boleman
KUNG FU TAKES CENTER STAGE IN ‘SHAOLIN WARRIORS’ AT THE WHEELER OPERA HOUSE
Aspen, CO (February 21, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House will present the world-renowned martial arts show Shaolin Warriors on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. Direct from China, it’s more than a Kung fu show; it’s a traditional strength through adversity story. Tickets are $55 for adults, $30 for children (special prices available for Wheeler Wins! members) and are available now at the Wheeler Opera House Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). The Wheeler Opera House is located at 320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO.
Shaolin Warriors is a unique show performed by masters of Kung fu. In this fully choreographed theatrical production, the performance brings the remarkable skill, stunning movement and death-defying martial-arts prowess to the stage.
Featuring rarely seen Buddhist meditation alongside deadly martial-arts expertise, this breathtaking extravaganza starring 20 Kung fu masters follows the journey from a young child’s initiation into the monastery, to achieving fully fledged warrior status through diligent training and study. From balancing on sharp metal spears to smashing marble slabs with sheer brutal strength, from the troupe’s incredible synchronization to their proficiency with 18 dangerous traditional weapons, the Shaolin Warriors will amaze audiences beyond the boundaries of their own belief.
To date, Shaolin Warriors has entertained more than one million audiences throughout the world.
As the original Kung fu spectacular, they have had audiences gasping in disbelief at the awe-inspiring demonstrations of hypnotic and death-defying feats.
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ABOUT WHEELER OPERA HOUSE:
Since 1889, the Wheeler Opera House has been Aspen’s community performance venue and has become the Roaring Fork Valley’s premiere site for concerts, movies, festivals, lectures, community events, opera, and more. In recent years, the Wheeler has been a leader in producing exceptional festivals in Aspen, celebrating the comedy arts, global issues, and the craft of songwriting.