[Chinese Opera Series (Teo Chew Opera)]
13/14/15 JUNE 9.00PM
The Farewell / The Witty Maid
The Traditional Arts Centre (S’pore)
The Eighteen-Mile Farewell
This is the famous farewell scene from the legendary folk tale of "Butterfly Lovers", in which Zhu Yingtai bids farewell to Laing Shanbo after receiving a letter from her supposedly sick mother asking her to return home.
Witty Maid and the Prurient Master
Witty maid Jiang Yu meets her master Ping Jun Zan on her way to deliver snacks to scholar Qi. Ping is rude to Yu, teasing and holding her back. In order to get away, she proposes a midnight rendezvous in the study.
The Traditional Arts Centre (Singapore) has been established to undertake training and research in Chinese opera so as to popularize it. The Centre promotes cultural diversity and global awareness through local and international exchanges.