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Zhu Shaoyu's You And Me

Zhang Yimou (stage director) – National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing

Zhu Shaoyu's You And Me Zhang Yimou (stage director) – National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing

About

Zhang Yimou directed his first Beijing-Opera production in the Chinese capital at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA): "You and Me" is based on a 2700-year-old Chinese imperial story from the chapter "Lord Zheng defeats Duan in Yan" from the legend of Zuo – a tale of betrayal, the power of infantile love and the fact that blood is thicker than water.

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Program

  • Zhu Shaoyu, You and me
    • I: "Defeating Shuduan"
    • II: "Victory Meeting"
    • III: "Private Investigation"
    • IV: "Asking the Heaven"
    • V: "Meeting Between Mother and Son"

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Barbara Willis Sweete
  • Venue: National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) (Beijing, China)
  • Production date: 2014
  • Recording date: March 2014
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min
  • Production: © Accentus Music/ China NCPA Beijing
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Zhang Yimou | Stage director
  • Gao Guangjian | Set designer
  • Lan Ling | Costume designer
  • Xing Xin | Lighting
  • Meng Guanglu | Emperor Zhengzhuang
  • Chen Shaoyun | Ying Kaoshu
  • Li Mingyan | Wu Jiang
  • Shi Yihong | Queen Zhuang
  • Zhu Shihui | Gongzi Lü
  • Kang Jing | Ying Kaoshu’s mother
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