A theatrical exercise holds the potential of becoming an event in which the onstage action is related to the cultures of what is happening offstage. Performed at a 400-year-old theatre in China, this adaptation of the thousand-year-old ancient Chinese myth of ‘Genesis’ is given its new life in a contemporary setting. Sitting in the theatre and thinking about how the world has been created, the audience is given the chance to reflect its sense of time and space by seeing how modern and traditional Chinese performing cultures can be interwoven. Engage in cyberspace and let us know what you think of this theatrical encounter.


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This post was written by Directed by Shoule Li, Pythonland Theatre Beijing (2017), China.

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