“WeChat” with over ½ billion active daily users, is the worlds #1 communications app allowing free international calling (including video) over WiFi, sharing of photos and files, built in translation, and even financial payments (it’s also the ‘Facebook’ of China), all within a single, simple to use feature rich app. Think of it as text messaging, WhatsApp, PayPal, group messaging, Facebook and Skype rolled into one app).
Since Shanghai is calling off its famous Lantern Festival this year, to avoid large gatherings and ensure public safety after after the New Year stampede on the bund, I wanted to share memories of Shanghai as I wish you 元宵节快乐! Happy Lantern Festival! Send your kiddies out to solve the riddles on the lanterns, followed by some…
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sheep… goat… ram…. YANG!! from Toby Simkin’s Broadway Entertainment, LLC. Wishing you peace and health! 恭喜安康!
Fun article on OSXdaily about my office in Shanghai, China….. my place of solitude and productivity… http://osxdaily.com/2015/02/08/mac-setup-theatrical-producer-expat-workstation/ COPY: This week we’re featuring the great Apple setup of Theatrical Producer Toby S., who humorously shares some of the challenges faced by expats while working and living abroad in a nation filled with counterfeit gadgets and…
China Culture Daily newspaper article October 22, 2104 with summary extract of Mr. Simkin’s speech from the China International Performing Arts Fair… Mr. Simkin spoke passionately about his concern of the current level of quality of live entertainment options currently available in China and the steps to creating a much needed global phenomenon.
Being one of Asia’s biggest, most important culture events, the China International Performing Arts Festival is hosted by Ministry of Culture of the P.R. China and People’s Government of Guangdong Province, Co-Organized by People’s Government of Guangzhou Municipality, executed by Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, Press and Publication of Guangzhou Municipality. Mr. Simkin was invited to deliver a keynote address, using his rich Broadway experience and depth of Chinese industry knowledge.
New feature film sequel to the multi-award winning “Three Grams of a Dream”, “3 Grams” is slated to go into production in 2016. Directed by China’s leading young director Chen You Kang, this film promises to move audiences on an emotionally charged roller coaster. The story proves that childhood dreams live forever.
Toby Simkin’s Broadway Entertainment wishes our great partners at TML Enterprises, led by Tim Lawson & Simon Painter bon chance with the forthcoming Chinese tour of Le Noir — the dark & intimate side of cirque. Opening Friday September 19 in Zhengzhou, and leaping around China through Zhengzhou, Nanchang, Changsha, Wuhan, Changzhou, Hangzhou, Foshan, Beijing,…
Theatre Terms is a practical reference utility for theatrical professionals and interpreters/translators to work in theatres in China. Providing theatrical stage terms in both English and Mandarin Chinese. 剧院术语为在中国从事剧院工作的专业人员和翻译提供实用有效的参考。