Experimental Kunqu Opera "The Chairs" by the Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe

Adapted from Eugène Ionesco’s 1952 play Les Chaises, this experimental Kunqu production blends Chinese traditional theatre with Theatre of the Absurd in a reflection on the meaning of life, love and loneliness
27-28.9.2019|Studio, Xiqu Centre

Experimental Cantonese Opera “Farewell My Concubine” (New Adaptation) by Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon Cultural District

Blending traditional Cantonese opera techniques with contemporary stage and lighting design, this groundbreaking production reinterprets the legendary story of the downfall of Xiang Yu, the self-proclaimed “Overlord of Western Chu”
1-12.10.2019|Studio, Xiqu Centre

Experimental Yue Opera “Destiny of Rebirth” by the Shanghai Yue Opera Group

Based on a romantic lyrical poem from the 1700s, this experimental Yue opera looks at female identity in the modern world, blurring the boundaries between men and women, and performers and audience, in a fully immersive encounter
18-19.10.2019|Studio, Xiqu Centre