Men In This Town Were Born With Mouths That Can Right Wrongs With A Few Words Why Are You Too Timid To Speak As She Is About To Be Executed For A Murder She Didn T Commit, Young Widow Dou Yi Vows That, If She Is Innocent, Snow Will Fall In Midsummer And A Catastrophic Drought Will Strike.Three Years Later, A Businesswoman Visits The Parched, Locust Plagued Town To Take Over An Ailing Factory When Her Young Daughter Is Tormented By An Angry Ghost, The New Factory Owner Must Expose The Injustices Dou Yi Suffered Before The Curse Destroys Every Living Thing.A Contemporary Re Imagining By Acclaimed Playwright Frances Ya Chu Cowhig Of One Of The Most Famous Classical Chinese Dramas, Which Breathes New Life Into This Ancient Story, Haunted By Centuries Of Retelling.The World Premiere Of Snow In Midsummer On 23 February 2017 At The Swan Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon, Launched The RSC S Chinese Translations Project, A Cultural Exchange Bringing Chinese Classics To A Contemporary Western Audience.
Guan Hanqing simplified Chinese traditional Chinese pinyin Gu n H nq ng Wade Giles Kuan Han ch ing c 1241 1320 , sobriquet the Oldman of the Studio Zh is u , was a notable Chinese playwright and poet in the Yuan Dynasty He has been described as among the most prolific and highly regarded dramatists of the Yuan period 1 Guan spent much of his later life in Dadu and produc
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