【雲上嶺南】"Legend of White Snake: Love" hits the stage again!
"Legend of White Snake: Love", a hit Cantonese opera, was recently staged at the Guangdong Cantonese Opera Art Center. With its poignant love story, beautiful stage design, and unique Cantonese opera singing style, the play drew flocks of young viewers offline and online from all over the country.
In just over two hours, the viewers witnessed the fabulous performances of popular characters like Bai Suzhen who dared to love and hate, Xiao Qing who was straightforward and brave, and Xu Xian who was passionately devoted. Even the villain Fa Hai was no longer that "black and white". The opera built an ultimate romance that "everything has animism, all living beings have feelings".The emotional performance moved many to tears, earning a round of thunderous applause and cheers from everyone immersed in the play.
Since it premiered in 2014, this opera has been staged more than 100 times, gaining a large number of fans from across the country. The movie based on "Legend of White Snake: Love" won more than ten domestic and foreign film awards, breaking the box office record for Chinese opera movies. This helped many young film buffs understand and fall in love with Cantonese opera. #artandculture