Reinventing Jiangxi Opera

Updated: 2017- 03- 01

  In China's Jiangxi Province, there has been a resurgence in the region's stage traditions, all thanks to the efforts of the Jiangxi Opera Theatre. By reinventing the local opera's costume, stage design and scripts, the professional performers are making an ancient genre shimmer in the modern age.

  Jiangxi Opera Theatre is putting on a new show for their local audience. But older fans of Jiangxi Opera are finding to their surprise that not only are the sleeves of female roles now longer, the new, up-tempo musical arrangement is putting a new twist on the traditional performance.

  In China's Jiangxi Province, there has been a resurgence in the region's stage traditions, all thanks to the efforts of the Jiangxi Opera Theatre. By reinventing the local opera's costume, stage design and scripts, the professional performers are making an ancient genre shimmer in the modern age.

  Jiangxi Opera Theatre is putting on a new show for their local audience. But older fans of Jiangxi Opera are finding to their surprise that not only are the sleeves of female roles now longer, the new, up-tempo musical arrangement is putting a new twist on the traditional performance.

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