History is operatic
HIGH-FLYING martial arts sets The China National Peking Opera Company’s latest travelling performance apart from most other operas.
The opera, Warrior Women of Yang, is set during the Song Dynasty, a time in history of fluctuating borders and bloody battles.
It will showcase the cultural heritage of China with traditional makeup, move- ment and songs, performed on a moving three-dimensional set.
The 70-person cast will be headlined by two of China’s most sought after opera stars Li Shengsu and Yu Kuizhi who have performed in Peking operas around the world.
See: statetheatre.com.au. We are giving away 80 double passes (A reserve tickets) to the Warrior Women of Yang at the State Theatre on Sunday, November 6 at 7.30pm. To enter visit newslocal.com.au and click on the competition tab. Select Warrior Women of Yang and follow the prompts. One entry per person. Closes on 5pm, October 10; winners drawn October 11; announcement on the NewsLocal competition page on October 12. Authorised under NSW Permit numbers LTPM-16-01009. Terms and conditions are available at newslocal.com.au
The China National Peking Opera Company will perform in Warrior Women of Yang which is due to open at the State Theatre in Sydney next month.