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Southern Drama

2018-08-07 14:57:35

When the internal and external conditions were ripe, a fully developed Chinese theater sprang to life, in the form of the Southern Drama.

Dramas of Yuan Dynasty

2018-08-07 14:57:35

The dramas of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) are called Yuan Zaju, poetic dramas set to music. As a mature, high-class theatrical form, the Yuan Zaju is full of the characteristics of that period.

China Dreams: 20 Visions of the Future

2018-08-07 14:57:35

China Dreams: 20 Visions of the Futureis the first book published overseas to expound on the “China Dream” concept.

Shanghai troupe to celebrate 40 years with series of shows

2018-01-22 07:22:33

The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe will celebrate 40 years of its founding with a series of performances at the Shanghai Grand Theater over Feb 23-28.

Kunqu opera reenacts an imperial saga

2018-01-22 07:13:02

The Northern Kunqu Opera Theater will soon debut its show adapted from Chinese tragedy The Orphan of Zhao.

Monkey performance of Shaoju handed down over generations

2018-01-21 11:16:48

Shaoju, also known as Shaoxing Opera, is a subtype of the "luantan" opera. With a history of nearly 400 years, Shaoju has had more than 400 programmes.

Peking Opera gets a new look

2015-12-14 13:51:32

The Shanghai Institute of Visual Art has made 25 animated movies in a Chinese ink style about Peking Opera and hopes to show them in schools.

Drama Fayuansi performed at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center

2015-12-07 15:29:18

Tian Qinxin's drama Fayuans, based on the novel by Li Ao of the same name and featuring China's short-lived Hundred Days' Reform in 1898, will be on stage till December 20 at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing.

Historical drama reflects on power

2015-09-17 14:35:15

"The Great Revenge" tells a famed story of ancient China about a king who seems to right a wrong. The play will run in late October as part of the 17th China Shanghai International Arts Festival.

Ancient tomb discovered at construction site in Changsha

2015-09-17 11:04:28

An ancient tomb of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) was discovered at a construction site in Kaifu district of Changsha, capital of Central China's Hunan province, Sept 15, 2015.

85-year-old inheritor of ancient Bang drama in the deep mountain

2015-08-20 10:05:58

Huangluquan Bang drama has been passed from mouth to mouth by generations in 500 years in Zhangqiu city, Central China's Henan province. People often give performances in different villages in the slack farming seasons.

Tibetan opera draws old and young

2015-08-18 14:58:51

Traditional Tibetan opera, a 2006 national-level intangible cultural heritage, still attract the locals now in Tibet.

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