After sold out runs of Monkey: Journey to the West at Manchester International Festival, by ThÃ©Ã¢tre du ChÃ¢telet and Spoleto Festival USA, we are pleased to announce that Monkey: Journey to the West will be at the Royal Opera House, London, between 23-26 July 2008 for 7 shows only. Ticket prices are Â£10-Â£75 and go on sale to the public 12th June 2008 at 2pm, (10am with priority booking).
If you missed this last time round like me then be sure to jump on this opportunity to go see this show!!
Monkey: Journey to the West is a new opera. Directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, composed by Damon Albarn with visual concept, design and animation by Jamie Hewlett. Monkey is based on the ancient Chinese legend and combines Music, Animation, Chinese acrobatics and martial arts to tell the story of Monkeyâs quest for enlightenment, along side his travelling companions Tripitaka, Pigsy and Sandy. You can find out more about the story and watch a trailer at www.monkeyjourneytothewest.com.
And yes, itâs true, Monkey is confirmed to be the star of this years BBC Olympic campaign"
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 4:20pmHong Kong shop Angel Abby and Japanese artist P.P.Pudding are working together to create super cute characters based on the classic Chinese story Journey to the West.
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 4:44amWith the build up to the Olympics in London it has been a constant battle between the streets and the government when it comes to graffiti and street art.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 4:05pmRecently Rone an Aussie graffiti artist from Everfresh Studios was in London for his exhibition along side UK artist Tom French. The show was good but personally i like his work on the streets more as it provides more of an impact.