The Legend of Pangu

Lanzhou, Xigu District, China, 2019 to present

In this dazzling experience of spectacular combined effects, both indoor and outdoor, cutting-edge architecture and custom technology meet China’s ancient storytelling tradition.

« The Legend of Pangu » is built at the historic cross-roads between East and West, where the Silk Road once brought intrepid travelers from afar.

Like two colossal halves of a gigantic egg split open, the architecture of the theater embodies the story, a legend older than time, breathing fresh life into the very origins of the universe. The significance of the building’s curved forms is revealed as the story unfolds in beautifully human simplicity.