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BEIJING, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Beijing People's Art Theater is set to air a selection of excerpts from 16 classic dramas Friday to mark its 68th anniversary.

A total of 30 performers will take audiences on a journey of stage arts, presenting the theater's best repertoire such as "Thunderstorm," "Rickshaw Man Xiangzi" and "The Sunrise" as well as western works such as "Hamlet" and "Amadeus."

The show will broadcast at 7:30 p.m. on multiple online platforms including Damai and Youku.

A 15-episode biopic of famed drama actor and director Lan Tianye, filmed by the theater, will be aired on BTV's culture and art channel starting Friday.