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Peony Pavilion

The Past, Present and Future of China's Red Ballet

Phil Chan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Phil Chan

The two works contrasted and complemented each other as duel statements on Chinese culture by Chinese artists of different eras, and offered a suggestion of the future artistic trajectory of the company.

'Peony Pavilion,' the Romeo and Juliet of the East

Andrew Lam | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Lam

What you should know first and foremost about The Peony Pavilion, a 16th-century Chinese musical drama about love, death, and resurrection -- and arguably the most famous of all Kunqu Operas -- is that its poetry can kill. It has killed before.

The Chinese 'Romeo And Juliet' Is Finally Back In America

AP | By JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK (The Associated Press) -- When the noted Chinese Ming Dynasty opera "The Peony Pavilion" came to Lincoln Center in 1999, the production laste...