Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed During STOMP Backstage Show Tour in Macao

Still time to book tickets for the award-winning theatrical production at The Venetian Theatre

(Macao, Sep 27, 2016) – The cast and crew of the world-renowned performance show STOMP hosted an exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ tour for a select group of invited media tonight, offering unprecedented access to what goes into producing such an eclectic stage show. STOMP performers are legendary for incorporating unusual props into their act and guests were mesmerised to see just what sort of everyday items can be turned into instruments and performance tools to create one of the world’s most entertaining stage acts.

Audiences can expect see and hear a bizarre collection of ‘instruments’ used by the talented STOMP performers who somehow manage to smash, crash and bash them into a  percussion masterpiece. In addition to brooms and bins, everyday items such as boxes of matches, drumsticks and even black paint make an appearance during shows.

STOMP, the innovative dance, street theatre and music performance, has been touring the globe for 25 years, bringing over 20,000 performances to more than 12 million people in 53 countries across six continents. There are up to five STOMP companies performing worldwide at any time.

The revamped show, with new music, choreography and ‘instruments’, including massive recycled inner tubes which performers wear and play simultaneously, is more riveting than ever. With contagious beats, hilarious slapstick, spectacular and inventive routines and an almost telepathic understanding between the dancers, this is the ultimate urban-meets-primal dance and rhythm display.

Tickets for the remaining STOMP shows at The Venetian Theatre, which run until Oct. 9, 2016 are priced from MOP / HKD 180 to MOP / HKD 780, and can be purchased from all Cotai Ticketing box offices, online now at www.cotaiticketing.com or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (Hong Kong) / 4001 206 618 (China toll-free).

Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed
Left to right: Troy Sexton, Phil Batchelor, Rhona Ashwood and Joe White
 
Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed
Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed
Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed
Smashing Fun! Behind-the-Scenes Secrets Revealed

Photo caption: The backstage tour revealed how STOMP performers manage to create one of the world’s most entertaining stage acts from an unlikely assortment of everyday objects.

 

Entertainment at Sands China Properties

Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.

The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena and 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre are the only venues in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues and Pollstar’s Top 200 Worldwide Theatre Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world and region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.

The multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.

The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.

The 1,200-seat, purpose-built Parisian Theatre is Sands China Ltd’s latest entertainment venue. The Paris-style theatre offers an elegant experience for world-class entertainment of all kinds.

Offering world-class diversity and quality, Sands China Ltd.’s next generation of live venues are ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.

For information about upcoming shows and events, visit http://en.sandsresortsmacao.com/macau-shows.html and www.sandsmacao.com/entertainment.html.  

 

Media contacts:

Public Relations, Venetian Macau Limited

Lily Cheng
Tel: +853 8118 2013
Email: lily.sw.cheng@sands.com.mo

Felicia Im
Tel: +853 8118 2296
Email: felicia.im@sands.com.mo

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