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 […]

Royal Shakespeare Company’s cultural exchange with China

RSC announces the details for its programme of international cultural, artistic and educational exchange with China. The Shakespeare Folio Project. With the opening of Henry V, a decade-long ambition to translating Shakespeare’s works into Chinese has begun its pilot phase working with Chinese translators, writers and theatre makers.   Chinese Classics Project. A project to […]