Beijing Comedy Arts Festival 2017
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre The murder of Sherlock Holmes
Venue: Beijing Comedy Theatre
Dates: November 16-18, 2017
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
The Center converges a large number of professional playwrights, directors, performers, stage artists and other creation personnel, with three different-size and full-featured professional performance theatres. Every year, it originates and introduces about 600 various performances.
Founded on January 23rd, 1995, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre focuses on expanding cultural exchanges with other countries and learning experience in creating outstanding dramas around the world. It has participated in such international art festivals as "Moscow Chekhov International Drama Festival", "Singapore International Drama Festival", "the Ninth Seoul Performing Arts Festival", "British International Shakespeare Festival" and "Sibiu International Drama Festival". With the continuous introduction of foreign original plays and production of excellent contemporary drama works, it has cultivated a solid drama performance market in Shanghai, which further magnetizes nationwide and worldwide drama groups to perform here.
In recent years, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre also bears fruits in drama education campaign and public welfare. Since 2004, it has launched annual Shanghai College Students' Drama Festival. Since 2005, it has held Shanghai International Contemporary Drama Season with self-raised funds.