On the evening of December 5th, the Anhui Opera "The Story of Liu Ming-chuan" met with the audience in the Jiangsu Zijin Grand Theater. This performance was the first show of the "New Era, New Huiban (opera troupes from Anhui), New Outlook" Exhibition of High-Quality Plays in the Yangtze River Delta region.
The "New Era, New Huiban, New Outlook" Exhibition of High-Quality Plays, jointly organized by the Publicity Department of CPC Anhui Provincial Committee, Anhui Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and Anhui Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles, kicked off on November 29th in Beijing. As the first performance of the "New Era, New Huiban, New Outlook" Exhibition of High-Quality Plays, the Anhui Opera "The Story of Liu Ming-chuan" made its debut in Beijing and received a warm response from the audience.
During the two-hour performance, the actors of Anhui Huijing Opera Theatre presented to the audience an image of a patriotic general who was resourceful, brave and righteous with solid skills and exquisite performances.
"This is my first time watching an Anhui Opera performance live, and I am truly amazed by the actors' appearances, vocal styles, and the stage lighting and design. As a high-quality exhibition repertoire, it truly deserves its reputation." Xiaoxue, a citizen of Nanjing, expressed her thoughts.
"The plot is tightly woven, and the actors' performances are also very impressive. It incorporates elements of both Beijing Opera and Anhui Opera, and I can also hear the local Anhui singing style and performance methods. As a 'veteran' theater enthusiast, I find it very satisfying to watch!" Wei Qiaoning, as an audience member, expressed his surprise at the new Huiban’s performance in the Yangtze River Delta region. "I hope that Anhui can produce more excellent plays and come for more performances!"
The "New Era, New Huiban, New Outlook" Exhibition of High-Quality Plays will continue until January 17 next year. During this period, Anhui will organize eight provincial theater troupes to present 21 wonderful performances in many cities across the country with 12 repertoires, showcasing the achievements of Anhui's literary and artistic development in a high-quality and all-round manner, highlighting the unique charm of Anhui's cultural heritage.
Reported by Chen Xinran