The Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents “The Peony Pavilion” on August 9th, 2014 (Saturday), at the Michael J. Fox Theatre, at 7:00 p.m.
2014牡丹亭驚夢 seating plan only last updated
The Peony Pavilion, written by Tang Xianzu in […]
The Vancouver Cantonese Opera presents “Happy Marriage Achieved” on April 25th, 2014 (Friday), at the Michael J. Fox Theatre, at 7:00 p.m.
Seating plan (last updated: April 14, 2014)
Qiao Dan-feng, a brilliant girl with civil […]
There are six set roles:
mun mo sung (文武生) martial man of letters; the clean-shaven scholar-warrior
siu sung (小生) ‘young gentleman’; young scholar
fa dan (花旦) ‘flower’ of the ball; young belle
yee fa (二花) transliteration: ‘second flower’; […]
Applying makeup for Cantonese opera is a long and specialized process.
One of the most common styles is the “white and red face”: an application of white foundation, with red around the eyes and on […]