Candor splashes out onto two floors, tucked in at the second and third floors of the oldest theatre in China, the Lyceum Theatre. Enter at the front of the Lyceum and turn right up the stairs into a speakeasy-style venue. Portraits and black-and white-photos of silent era and vaudeville stars adorn the the walls; Art Deco mirrors, masks and feathers decorate in place of flowers; glimmering crystal chandeliers light up the sumptuous red velvet that is everywhere. On the first floor is a piano parlor-slash-cocktail lounge with a menu of craft cocktails, in the 100rmb range, available to guests in bar and table seating. The second floor is dominated by a curtained stage that stops a few inches short of the seating area. On stage is original cabaret productions, showgirl, drag, and burlesque events; contemporary and classic dance; multi-media, multi-genre Western and Chinese theater; performance arts of all variety. They host dinner and nightly shows almost every day of the week. Check SmartTicket.cn for advance tickets.
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