Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE to Host the 2008 New Tang Dynasty Chinese New Year Spectacular

Sep 27, 2007
<p>The 2008 New Tang Dynasty Television Chinese New Year Spectacular will be in January 2008 at the soon to be open Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. The theatre is set to open on October 18th with the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, and will follow with a number of exciting concerts and special events in its' inaugural year. The splendor and beauty of the east will be majestically brought to life as New Tang Dynasty Television presents the 2008 &#34;Chinese New Year Spectacular.&#34; Named one of the &#34;Top 10 Show of February 2006,&#34; by Billboard magazine, the Chinese New Year Spectacular will take audiences of all ages on a magical journey back to China's treasured Golden Age, the Tang Dynasty, when China was free from Communist persecution of the arts.</p> <p>The 2008 Chinese New Year Spectacular will be held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Friday, January 18, 2008 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $38.00 - $188.00, and are now available at Ticketmaster phones, outlets, and internet and STAPLES Center Box Office now. See below for early bird ticket special presale, along with group, senior, and student discounts. </p> <h1>Early Bird Special Presale (15% Discount):</h1> <p> Start: Monday, October 1, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.<br /> End: Friday, November 30, 2007 at 10: 00 p.m.<br /> Available at Ticketmaster phones, outlets, and internet and STAPLES Center Box Office </p> <h1>AEG Group Sales (15% Discount for parties 10+):</h1> <p> Start: Tuesday, September 25, 2007<br /> End: Friday, January 18, 2008 </p> <h1>Senior and Student (10% Discount):</h1> <p> Available at STAPLES Center Box Office Only<br /> Senior 62+ and Student must have valid school I.D.<br /> Beginning on Monday, December 3, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. </p> <h1>General Public On-sale with no Discounts Available:</h1> <p> Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. - Ticketmaster phones, outlets, and internet<br /> Monday, December 3, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. - STAPLES Center Box Office </p> <p>The 2008 Chinese New Spectacular will feature traditional Chinese dance, music, song, martial arts and mini-dramas, while it celebrates China's rich cultural past with a series of thematic vignettes designed to inspire and educate audiences about authentic Chinese culture. Accompanied by a live and pre-recorded orchestra, each performance is set against a series of vibrant rotating backdrops, ranging from the snow capped mountains of Tibet, China's pastel green hillsides to a serene fairyland landscape. For more information please visit: or </p> <h1>About Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE</h1> <p> Destined to become the preferred indoor venue for performers and fans alike, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE is a world-class 7,100-seat venue for live performances located in downtown Los Angeles within the new L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district. Offering guests mid-sized intimacy, with no seat further from the stage than 210 feet, exceptional comfort and amenities never before included in similar theatres, Nokia Theatre L. A. LIVE will host over 120 music, family, dance and comedy acts, award shows, televised productions, conventions and product launches annually. </p> <p>In the center of the entertainment capital of the world, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE will be the heart and soul of the 4 million square foot L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district. Across the street from STAPLES Center, the world's busiest arena, and adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center L.A. LIVE will ultimately become the primary the &#34;content campus&#34; and event center for southern California where people seeking entertainment offerings intersect with the sports and entertainment industries at work in an energetic, unique, urban environment covering more than 6 city blocks. </p> <p>The 27-acre L.A. LIVE will also include a 54-story, 1001-room convention &#34;headquarters&#34; hotel (combining JW Marriott and The Ritz Carlton brands and 224 luxury condominiums - The Ritz Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE), Club Nokia, a 2,200 capacity live music venue, a 14-screen Regal Cineplex, &#34;broadcast&#34; facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, restaurant and office space. </p> <p align=&#34;center&#34;># # #</p> <h1>MEDIA CONTACTS</h1> <blockquote> <p><strong>Jennifer Petro Becker</strong> / Ink Foundry Public Relations 2008 New Tang Dynasty Television Chinese New Year Spectacular (323) 931-7600 x204 <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a> <br> <strong>Cara Vanderhook</strong> / Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE (213) 742-7273 <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected] &#34;>[email protected]</a></p> </blockquote>