Little Red Riding Hood: The Chinese Operacurrent season
CTW’s company of professional Chinese opera performers presents the timeless fable of a young girl’s journey to grandma’s house. A wonderful window into classical Chinese theater for English-speaking audiences.
Monkey King Steals the Heavenly Peaches current season
The greatest folk hero of Chinese literature is presented in this classic opera episode at his naughtiest. A tasty blend of music, song, dance, martial arts and acrobatics.
White Snake current season
Favorite episodes from the 16th century Kun opera, starring the remarkable super-human snake spirit. Scenes include Stealing the Heavenly Grass, Water Battle, and At the Broken Bridge.
Drunken Beautycurrent season
The Tang Dynasty beauty Yang Yuhuan waits in the palace garden for a tryst with the emperor, who never shows.
Excerpts from the epic Ming Dynasty Kun opera masterpiece showcasing choreography and song dating back over five hundred years. Lady Du Liniang’s romantic adventure begins with a dream in a spring garden.
An audience favorite for centuries. This extraordinary Chinese opera episode highlights pantomime, acrobatic and martial arts skills as two combatants square off and battle each other at night.