(Minghui.org) Shen Yun Performing Arts continued its United States tour in mid-March with sold-out shows in Arizona, Illinois, Nevada, and Massachusetts.

One month before the 12 shows in three Arizonan cities, the local presenter added two more shows to meet demand. Even with the extra shows, some people requested standing room tickets.

The Shen Yun International Company performed three shows at the lkeda Theater in Mesa, AZ on March 21-22, 2017

Curtain call by Shen Yun Performing Arts in Phoenix, AZ on March 19, 2017

The Shen Yun Touring Company at the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL on March 10, 2017

During March 10-12, 2017, Shen Yun's International Company performed four shows in Las Vegas, NV

Shen Yun's North America Company performed two shows at the Hanover Theater in Worcester, MA on March 11-12, 2017

“Beautiful” and “Pleasant”

John Hunt, senior vice president at Itasca Bank & Trust Co., at the Shen Yun performance in Rosemont, IL on March 10, 2017

“Beautiful... It was a very nice evening,” said John Hunt, senior vice president at Itasca Bank & Trust Co. The bank brought 40 clients to see the performance.

“[China was] a beautiful country, [with] calm, quiet people,” Mr. Hunt noted.

“It was just pleasant to see the different aspects of the dance,” he said.

“Motivated to Even Work Harder”

Chelsa Hansen (front, 8th to left), president of CWI, brought 50 employees to the Shen Yun performance in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 11, 2017.

“The feeling is amazing... The performance is extra-excellent,” said company president Chelsa Hansen, who brought 50 employees to see the show in Las Vegas.

“It’s a perfect performance. I would say we tried to find a mistake, but it’s really perfect,” Ms. Hansen noted.

“It really changed me so much. Unbelievable. I'm motivated to even work harder and see that if they can do it, why can’t we, in real life?” she said.

“A Vessel Putting All the Good Things Inside”

Investor and professional interpreter John Ching at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on March 11, 2017

“Phenomenal... The Chinese culture is being exemplified by the content,” said investor and professional interpreter John Ching.

“It was like a vessel putting all the good things inside, and [it allows you to] obtain and benefit from the spiritual message,” Mr. Ching said.

“I saw [that this] is pure substance of kindness, and goodness, and faith,” he noted.

“Today is almost like there is a clean sweep... allowing me to see the mirror and see myself and see my own soul,” reflected Mr. Ching.

Conveying Important Messages

Television and radio host Steven R. Kates, also known as “Dr. Sky,” at the Shen Yun performance in Phoenix, AZ on March 14, 2017

“The reason I love the show... is because it's about freedom,” said television and radio host Steven R. Kates.

“The more people [who] like to see Shen Yun, the better,” Mr. Kates said.

Shen Yun will continue its North American tour with upcoming performances in Thousand Oaks, CA, March 28–29, Claremont, CA, March 31–April 2, and Portland, OR, April 4–5. For more information on tickets and dates, please visit http://shenyun.com.