Chen Shi-Zheng

CHEN SHI-ZHENG
(China/US)

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“…Anything for the public that is not about how beautyful our country or people are, is not acceptable”, says Chinese opera director Chen Shi-Zhen. His long awaited staging of the 400-year-old classical opera “Mu Dan Ting” (Peony Pavillion) was not only banned inside the borders of China; the Shanghai Bureau of Culture also prevented the opera from being exported to the West.

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