“Inventive staging and stellar design….transcends pure entertainment.”
- Laurel Graeber, The New York Times
“Chongren Fan’s staging, for Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, uses shadow puppets, playful costumes…. It is refreshing to be able to bring kids to such a s show.”
- Elisabeth Vincentelli, The New Yorker
“..new educational initiative ..is a captivating piece of children’s theater..... two Pandas, a Tiger in two pieces, a head and a tail,...will appeal to theater goers of all ages. ... The concept of working to do the right thing ...Important to see on stage.”
- Karen Nowosad, Let’s Go to the Theater
THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE SOARS- Pan Asian Repertory Theatre embarks on new ground ... You have to see this show. There’s nothing else ... which will give you the same level of entertainment, educated insight, and disarming, heartfelt performances.
- Jara Jones, Theater That Matters