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Lecture Demonstration: "Stage Battle" of The White Rabbit

The White Rabbit, one of the four major Southern opera classics, was adapted for Cantonese opera by playwright Tong Tik-sang. Inspired by the traditional Wenzhou customs of “stage battle”, the Kun opera in Wenzhou and Cantonese opera performers led by Sun Kim-long will each perform an excerpt from The White Rabbit highlighting the artful stage direction and script adaptation of Wenzhou and Cantonese opera.                

Host: Sun Kim-long (Artistic Director, Praying to the Moon)
Guests: Law Kar-ying (Director and performer, A Thorn Hairpin) , Xu Xianyu (Head of Yongjia Kunqu Opera Troupe)

In Cantonese and Putonghua