RSC’s Snow in Midsummer: A contemporary re-imagining of a Chinese classic

Photos credit: Ikin Yum Snow in Midsummer is a contemporary re-imagining of an ancient and haunting story, one of the most famous classical Chinese dramas. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s new version of Guan Hanqing’s tale is presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon from 23 February – 25 March. Executed for a murder […]

The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig

THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Michael Longhurst, opens on 30 September at the The Shed, National Theatre, London.  A powerful new play journeying through the transformation in contemporary China.  Vera Chok rehearsing The World of Extreme Happiness_credit Richard H Smith Sunny leaves behind her family and her home in rural China […]