Qian Yi stars opposite
Wu Hsing Kuo (Legend
of the Green Snake, The
First Emperor) in Contemporary Legend TheaterÕs
new production, The Butterfly Dream.
Based on the Peking opera, Zhuang Zi Tests
His Wife, this 3 hour plus contemporary Kun opera
(see Kunqu) features a completely new score by
composer Jia Daqun
and also highlights the creative efforts of Lin
Hsiu-wei, CLT's producer.
The Taipei Times called it Òone of the most highly anticipated theatrical
events of the year.Ó
The production was commissioned for the Taiwan's National Theater as part
of their 20th anniversary celebration and premiered in December 2007. The
production has subsequently performed in venues across Taiwan.