Wang Theatre | Boston, Massachusetts
At Wang Theatre, Shen Yun Performing Arts will be performing on Saturday, December 31st, 2022. This performing arts company, based in the United States, is an entertainment, non-profit touring unit. Founded in 2006, it now tours and entertains internationally. The impressive performances, almost exclusively based on Chinese culture and traditions from pre-Communist era. Almost 480 performers are involved with The Shen Yun Performing arts company, and together, make up of seven separate companies, which boasts that almost 10 million viewers have seen their shows in over 130 countries.
Internationally renowned performances based mainly on traditional and classical dances and acrobatic dance routines, the Shen Yun Performing Arts Company was founded in 2006. Seven separate companies that make up the performing arts company, employing almost 480 performers. Shen Yun is a non-profit performing arts and entertainment company based in the United States. Shen Yun boasts, Since, 2010 it has performed in front of 10 million people and has toured over 130 cities world-wide. Each company making full use of the infamous acrobatic and tumbling techniques in their entertaining performances.
The company is striving to revive the old and traditional Chinese culture from the pre-Communist time. Pre covid performances, unfortunately, drew complaints from audiences, that the lyrics and digital displays seemed more to promote sectarian doctrines and negative evolutionary, atheism, and homosexuality. Many felt the show was misrepresented, and that the show "felt more like propaganda than straightforwardly presented cultural heritage". It is hoped, however, that this perception may have changed since their revival after covid.