NCPA drama Returning Home on a Snowy Night staged for its 10th round

NCPAJune/19/2019
On June 18th, the 10th round of NCPA drama Returning Home on a Snowy Night was staged, kicking off NCPA International Theatre Festival 2019. The drama stars ZHANG Qiuge, YU Shaoqun, CHENG Lisha and DONG Wenliang.

Photo XIAO Yi

The story about Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng unfolded in a stage set featuring the crowded theatre, posh government building, luxuriant cherry-apple trees, spacious courtyard on a snowy night in severe winter.

Photo XIAO Yi

At the bustling theatre, the popular Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng is welcoming visitors and seeing them off backstage, enjoying all sorts of “benefits” brought about by his high reputation.

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So self-satisfied, he is, however disenchanted by his admirer Yuchun, a concubine of the chief justice. He realizes that he is just “something” chased after and fed by others and never considers to become a dignified man.

Photo XIAO Yi

So he begins to resist and make a decision, but the love born of something negligible gets nipped in the bud. Yuchun fails to control her own destiny, while WEI is driven out and persecuted.

Photo XIAO Yi

On a snowy evening, memories revive old WEI at the sight of the familiar scene at the backyard of a rich family. Sighing with deep feelings, he passes away all of a sudden.

Photo XIAO Yi

Since he first played the role of WEI in 2012, YU has a deeper understanding of this character in every round of performances. He said: "I feel that the characteristics of the role have become part of me."

Photo XIAO Yi

ZHANG, a first-class actor at the National Theatre of China that had won the “Plum Blossom Prize” twice, acted out the part of a fierce and ambitious man in a different style. DONG, an artist of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, played WANG Xingui, a greedy and disgusting man.

Photo XIAO Yi

CHENG gave an interpretation of the image of a concubine that lived in a mansion, had an aspiration and would rather break than bend for love.

Photo XIAO Yi

Every living character “stood” on stage, giving a performance along the entire storyline of love and enlightenment, touching the audiences in a thought-provoking way. The wonderful performance will last until June 23rd.

Photo XIAO Yi

The writer XIAO Fuxing wrote, “Especially at the end, the actor WEI falls dead in heavy snowflakes and revives in the dark sky. With a folding fan in his hand, he starts dancing trippingly in red against the white snow. This scene touches the audiences.”

Photo XIAO Yi

  • On June 18th, the 10th round of NCPA drama Returning Home on a Snowy Night was staged, kicking off NCPA International Theatre Festival 2019. The drama stars ZHANG Qiuge, YU Shaoqun, CHENG Lisha and DONG Wenliang.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • The story about Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng unfolded in a stage set featuring the crowded theatre, posh government building, luxuriant cherry-apple trees, spacious courtyard on a snowy night in severe winter.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • At the bustling theatre, the popular Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng is welcoming visitors and seeing them off backstage, enjoying all sorts of “benefits” brought about by his high reputation.

    Photo Learn more

  • So self-satisfied, he is, however disenchanted by his admirer Yuchun, a concubine of the chief justice. He realizes that he is just “something” chased after and fed by others and never considers to become a dignified man.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • So he begins to resist and make a decision, but the love born of something negligible gets nipped in the bud. Yuchun fails to control her own destiny, while WEI is driven out and persecuted.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • On a snowy evening, memories revive old WEI at the sight of the familiar scene at the backyard of a rich family. Sighing with deep feelings, he passes away all of a sudden.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • Since he first played the role of WEI in 2012, YU has a deeper understanding of this character in every round of performances. He said: "I feel that the characteristics of the role have become part of me."

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • ZHANG, a first-class actor at the National Theatre of China that had won the “Plum Blossom Prize” twice, acted out the part of a fierce and ambitious man in a different style. DONG, an artist of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, played WANG Xingui, a greedy and disgusting man.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • CHENG gave an interpretation of the image of a concubine that lived in a mansion, had an aspiration and would rather break than bend for love.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • Every living character “stood” on stage, giving a performance along the entire storyline of love and enlightenment, touching the audiences in a thought-provoking way. The wonderful performance will last until June 23rd.

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

  • The writer XIAO Fuxing wrote, “Especially at the end, the actor WEI falls dead in heavy snowflakes and revives in the dark sky. With a folding fan in his hand, he starts dancing trippingly in red against the white snow. This scene touches the audiences.”

    Photo XIAO YiLearn more

On June 18th, the 10th round of NCPA drama Returning Home on a Snowy Night was staged, kicking off NCPA International Theatre Festival 2019. The drama stars ZHANG Qiuge, YU Shaoqun, CHENG Lisha and DONG Wenliang.

Photo XIAO Yi

The story about Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng unfolded in a stage set featuring the crowded theatre, posh government building, luxuriant cherry-apple trees, spacious courtyard on a snowy night in severe winter.

Photo XIAO Yi

At the bustling theatre, the popular Peking Opera actor WEI Liansheng is welcoming visitors and seeing them off backstage, enjoying all sorts of “benefits” brought about by his high reputation.

Photo

So self-satisfied, he is, however disenchanted by his admirer Yuchun, a concubine of the chief justice. He realizes that he is just “something” chased after and fed by others and never considers to become a dignified man.

Photo XIAO Yi

So he begins to resist and make a decision, but the love born of something negligible gets nipped in the bud. Yuchun fails to control her own destiny, while WEI is driven out and persecuted.

Photo XIAO Yi

On a snowy evening, memories revive old WEI at the sight of the familiar scene at the backyard of a rich family. Sighing with deep feelings, he passes away all of a sudden.

Photo XIAO Yi

Since he first played the role of WEI in 2012, YU has a deeper understanding of this character in every round of performances. He said: "I feel that the characteristics of the role have become part of me."

Photo XIAO Yi

ZHANG, a first-class actor at the National Theatre of China that had won the “Plum Blossom Prize” twice, acted out the part of a fierce and ambitious man in a different style. DONG, an artist of the NCPA Drama Ensemble, played WANG Xingui, a greedy and disgusting man.

Photo XIAO Yi

CHENG gave an interpretation of the image of a concubine that lived in a mansion, had an aspiration and would rather break than bend for love.

Photo XIAO Yi

Every living character “stood” on stage, giving a performance along the entire storyline of love and enlightenment, touching the audiences in a thought-provoking way. The wonderful performance will last until June 23rd.

Photo XIAO Yi

The writer XIAO Fuxing wrote, “Especially at the end, the actor WEI falls dead in heavy snowflakes and revives in the dark sky. With a folding fan in his hand, he starts dancing trippingly in red against the white snow. This scene touches the audiences.”

Photo XIAO Yi

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