Peking Opera - Mei Lanfang Classics
Theatre: Zhengyici Theater
Address: 220 Xiheyan Qianmen, Xuanwu Distract, Beijing
Phone: 0086 13801067568
Show Time: 8:00-9:30pm (Every Friday & Sat or Sunday)
Ticket Price: RMB280/p.p - 580/p.p
Programmes (5 highlights):
Battle with Invaders (CHINESE: KANG JIN BING) - In order to fight the invading Jin troops, Liang Hongyu, wife of General Han Shizhong of the Song Dynasty, went to the battlefield to beat the drums, fight against invaders and finally won a grand victory.
Drunken Princess (CHINESE: GUI FEI ZUI JIU) - Emperor Ming makes an appointment with Princess Yang to enjoy the flowers and drink the wine. Princess gets the banquet ready but the emperor has gone to another Princess¡¯s palace. Princess Yang is annoyed and has to drink by herself until she gets drunk.
Taking Command of Troops (CHINESE: MU GUIYING GUA SHUAI) - When the lord of West Xia starts a rebellion, the female general Mu Guiying takes command of the troops again at the age of fifty. This play is the acme of Mei School and the last play of Meilanfang through his life.
Sylph Scattering Flowers (CHINESE: TIAN NV SAN HUA) - The Buddha orders the heavenly maid to scatter the blossoms in Vimalakirtinirdesa¡¯s room in order to test his faith. The heavenly maid scatters the blossoms in front of Vimalakirtinirdesa and proclaims the Buddha¡¯s words before she returns to the west.
Farewell to Princess Yu (CHINESE: BA WANG BIE JI) - Xiang Yu, Hegemon king of West Chu, is encircled by the king of Han. Hegemon king¡¯ Princess, Yu, drinking the wine and dancing with the sword, commits suicide. Afterwards, Hegemon king says farewell to his war-horse and kills himself by the Wujiang River.
Tickets Booking For Mei Lanfang Classics
Brown Zone ( Rows 8-10 )£º240yuan/p.p
Purple Zone ( Rows 1-2 / 6-7)£º320yuan/p.p
Yellow Zone ( Rows 3-5 )£º450yuan/p.
Please pay cash to our staff when you get the theater. Both RMB and US dollar are acceptable.