Zhengyici Peking Opera Theatre

Zhengyici Peking Opera Theatre

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Zhengyici Peking Opera Theatre (Chinese: pinyin: Zh ngy c X l u), located on a hutong in the Xuanwu District of Beijing, is one of the best-known Beijing opera theatres. It is also one of the oldest wooden theatres in China. Zhengyici means a temple (ci) for Zhengyi Xuantan Laozu ( ). The theatre was built in 1688, during the reign of the Kangxi Emperor in the Qing Dynasty. It was built on the site of a Buddhist temple. It has a rich history that includes performances by the grandmaster of Peking Opera, Mei Lanfang.show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Rupt
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136350327
  • 9786136350325