Henan Bangzi Opera

Henan Bangzi Opera

Henan Bangzi Opera was originally sung in Henan local dialects with “bangzi” instruments.  It was brought to Taiwan by the immigrants coming from China in 1949, and the most famous Henan Bangzi Opera troupe at the time was “Feima Yuju Theatre” which was organized by the Marine Corps.  Later the troupe became known as Taiwan Bangzi Opera Company, the only Henan Bangzi Opera troupe in Taiwan.

Taiwan Bangzi Opera Company

The year of 1949 launched a bumpy journey of Bangzi Opera due to the break out of the civil war. From Henan Province in the northern China, Bangzi Ope... (Read more)

約 / 束

This play was adapted jointly by the authoritativeShakespearean scholar, Perng Ching-hsi, and the Chinese opera scholar, Chen Fang, from the Shakespea... (Read more)

The Sorceress Bride

This play was nominated for the 9thTaishin Arts Awards. The subject matter combines myths and aboriginal legends to describe the life of the sorceress... (Read more)

Women Are Renamed

The theme of war has always been an unfading favorite. Filled with killing and shouting, it is always men’s masculinity that embodies war and blankets... (Read more)

The Widow’s Peak

This play is the second one based on a local Taiwanese story, following Biography of Master Cao in 2003. The script is adapted by Liu Hui-fen from Wan... (Read more)

Grandauntie Liu

The plot of this play derives from chapters 6, 39, and 113 of the work of classical fiction Dream of the Red Chamber. Grandauntie Liu is a resourceful... (Read more)