Northern Kun’s Commemorative Book, Photos

From Resisting Spirits: Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People's Republic of China by Maggie Greene

  • Theater and Performance
  • Cultural Studies
  • History:Chinese History
  • Asian Studies:China
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  • Fig. 4. Glossy photo pages from Northern Kun Opera Theatre’s commemorative book. (R) The top photograph features (L-R) Bai Yunsheng, Han Shichang, and Mei Lanfang. The bottom photograph features (L-R) Li Shujun (the actress who would bring Meng Chao’s Li Huiniang to life), Mao Dun, Mei Lanfang, Kang Sheng, Chen Yi, Han Shichang, Bai Yunsheng, Cheng Yanqiu, and Qian Junduan. Source: Beifang kunqu juyuan, ed., Jicheng yu fazhan kunqu yishu ([Beijing?]: Dongdan yinshuachang, n.d.), 3, 7. In author’s personal collection.