Star-Crossed Lovers and an Evil Dragon King: Two Celebrated Cantonese Operas Return to Stage
Why We Recommend it
Promising young Cantonese opera talents join forces with veteran stars in the re-run of two acclaimed works, A Fan to Remember and The Cosmic Mirror.
Written in the early Qing Dynasty, A Fan to Remember retells the fall of the Ming Dynasty through the romantic tragedy of a titled scholar, Hou Chaozong, and a famous courtesan, Li Xiangjun. Li sacrifices herself to show her loyalty to her lover, who leaves her behind to defend their nation.
In The Cosmic Mirror, Du Shuangcheng, a newly appointed prefect of his region, has to set off on a quest to find the Cosmic Mirror. which has the power to stop the ongoing drought under the Dragon King’s order. But Du’s journey isn’t without hardship…
When: 14 Dec 2018 - 25 Jan 2019 Where: Various