Chinese tale brough to life

The classic story of a young girl is brought to life on the stage performance of “Mulan the Musical” now through Sept. 13.

The famous Red Poppy Ladies percussion group performs traditional choreography, colorful projections, traditional kung fu, and traditional drumming in this musical version of a 1,600-year-old tale of love, honor, and courage.

“Mulan the Musical,” now through Sept. 13, Monday through Friday (expect Tuesdays) at 8 pm, Saturdays at 2 and 8 pm, Sundays at 2 and 7 pm. Tickets range from $25 to $68.

The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La Mama (66 E. Fourth St. between Second and Third avenues in the East Village, MulanTheMusical.com).