If you can gauge a nation’s health by its theatre, China looks vital, youthful—and ambivalent.
Most stage works don’t attract mass audiences or enjoy long runs—but there can be strength in the shadows.
Japan and Korea have embraced and nurtured Western-style musicals. Can China be far behind?
The legendary Taiwanese writer/director looks back on his long career, and discusses how American theatre compares to Chinese theatre.
Theatre in China since the early 20th century has blended Chinese, Japanese, and Western traditions.
Theatre companies small and large seek new inspirations down disparate paths—and some audiences are following.
China’s vibrant seaport city has a surfeit of theatres; good thing there’s a new generation eager to fill them.