Actors perform during a rehearsal of Teahouse in Avignon, France, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Daring new take on classic Chinese play Teahouse causes stir in France, as dozens walk out

  • Lao She’s epic, which recounts the tumultuous first five decades of the 20th century, was one of the most hotly anticipated shows at the Avignon festival
  • Director Meng Jinghui’s version features a giant wheel, Chinese rap and techno music, and ‘over-the-top special effects’
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Actors perform during a rehearsal of Teahouse in Avignon, France, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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