Fisher Theatre celebrates Chinese New Year with brand new show

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The Fisher Theatre is hosting an exciting new show for the Chinese New Year. - Credit: Nick Butcher/Fisher Theatre

A town's theatre is welcoming in the Chinese New Year with style by hosting a brand new show.

The critically-acclaimed new play tells the real story behind Disney’s heroine, Mulan.

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The Ballad of Mulan tells the story of a woman’s search for identity in a violent world. - Credit: Fisher Theatre

Michelle Yim stars in the tale produced by Red Dragonfly company.

The Ballad of Mulan is a powerful and moving tale of one woman’s search for identity in a violent world. 

Expect a little humour, a lot of heart and a refreshing focus on the darker aspects of a familiar tale.

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The Fisher Theatre is determined to bring greater diversity to East Anglia's theatres. - Credit: Fisher Theatre

This production is particularly important to the Fisher Theatre’s new manager, Ben Blyth, who is determined to bring greater diversity to East Anglia’s theatres.

Mr Blyth says: “It’s important that our theatres provide a safe haven for everyone, and that everybody can see themselves represented on stage.

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“We’re actively inclusive here at the Fisher, and are always on the lookout to support and uplift our marginalized and under-represented communities."

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Tickets are on sale now. - Credit: Fisher Theatre

The Ballad of Mulan plays at the Fisher Theatre, Bungay, on Wednesday, February 9 at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £12 adults, £10 students/seniors, and only £8 under 18s – and are available now at: fishertheatre.org