Exquisite Beauty: The World of Kunqu

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 18 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 18 November, 2008, 12:00am

The Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre of Jiangsu performs The Jade Hairpin (above), today; Defeat on the Huarong Pass and The Western Chamber, tomorrow; Farewell to the Mother: From the Iron Crown and At the Lenke Mountain, Thu; and The Palace of Eternal Life, Fri. All shows begin at 7.30pm. The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe performs Winning the Beauty Queen, Sat, 7.30pm; and The Ghost King Marries off His Sister, Gazing Towards the Homeland, Escape of the Little Monk and Conquest of Demons, Nov 23, 2.30pm. In Putonghua. Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, free but tickets required. Inquiries: www.hku.hk/kunqu