Shakespeare Through Chinese Eyes Shanghai Theatre Academy

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and his continued global influence, Shanghai Theatre Academy present excerpts from four of his works using traditional Chinese operatic and puppet styles.

Blooded Hands (adapted from Macbeth), Kunqu Opera
Midsummer Night’s Dream ,Yue Opera.
The Taming of the Shrew (in English) Chinese Rod Puppet’s
Hamlet (in English) Chinese Marionettes

A rare and exceptional night of stylised theatricality, highly-skilled singing, dance and puppetry: breath-taking  acrobatics, fabulous costumes and striking make-up, make this a performance not to be missed.

Tue 10 Nov
7.00pm
Great Hall
£10.00 (£7.50)