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The peony pavilion [videorecording] / by Tang Xianzu ; Chen Shi-Zheng's internationally acclaimed production of the Chinese opera epic ; produced by the Lincoln Center Festival, New York and the Festival D'Automne à Paris
Alternate Title A Chinese cracker : the making of The peony pavilion
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2000
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  M1805.3 .P46 2000    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Operas, Chinese
Ghost plays
Love stories -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note Includes a 1-hour documentary on the making of the Peony Pavilion
Note - System Details DVD format
Language Sung in Chinese with English, Chinese, and French subtitles
Performer/Participant Qian Yi as Du Liniang ; Wen Yuhang as Liu Mengmei ; Narrator, Robert Powell ; Chen Shi-Zheng, director
Credits Music, Ye Tang
Contents The peony pavilion -- A Chinese cracker : the making of The peony pavilion
Summary A Chinese opera that is a romantic and poetic love story about a woman who returns from the dead to reunite with her true love. This abridged version of the epic masterpiece from the 16th century dramatist combines acting, singing, dance, aerobatics, stilt-walking, puppetry, recitation, pagentry and martial arts
Alternate Author Shi-Zheng, Chen
Tang, Ye. Mu-tan t'ing
Yi, Qian
Yuhang, Wen
Powell, Robert
Lincoln Center Festival
Festival d'automne à Paris
Image Entertainment (Firm)

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