Journey to the West

Theatre (opera, physical theatre)

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Physical theatre combines with original music as 7th century Chinese Buddhist monk and scholar Xuanzang embarks on a spiritual quest to India, seeking the answer to the question, ‘who are you?’. Innovative director Huang Ying and his team are renowned for their ability to draw on China’s cultural legacy and traditions while creating exciting contemporary productions. This Western premiere, inspired by the Ming Dynasty novel of the same name, gives Edinburgh audiences the opportunity to experience a rarely seen blend of ancient and modern in Chinese theatre and music. In Chinese, with English surtitles.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices