Young Cantonese opera performers captivate you with their skills
Liu Chanjin, the chief of the brigands residing on Jiufeng Mountain, saves the down-and-out scholar Shen Wensu back to the mountain, and they get married. Shen soon discovers Liu’s real identity and stealthily leaves the mountain in fear of being implicated in the brigands’ activities. Later, Shen takes the imperial examination and earns the title of top scholar. Liu learns about this and looks for her husband, only to have their marriage denied by him. At last, Shen cleans his act up, and becomes reconciled with his wife.
Students from the Cantonese Opera Course at the School of Theatre of Macao Conservatory will step on the stage, and audience can see their devotion to pass on the culture of Cantonese opera.
Coordinator: Chan On Kei
Producer: Tang Va Chio
Artistic Director: Lo Hang Peng
Directors: Mo Wei Ying, Chen Riyun, Deng Zhiming and Zhang Chunyuan
Production: General Union of Neighbors’ Association of Macao
Characters and Cast
Liu Chanjin: Ho Man Cheng, Lao Weng Lam, Lei Wai In, Chang Hoi Ieng and Ng Chao Wa
Shen Wensu: Lei Chi Cheung, Ye Chi Meng and Deng Zhiming
Duration: Approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one interval
Performed in Cantonese, with surtitles in Chinese