• Artistic DirectorLaw Ka-ying

    Princess Changping

    • Screenwriter
      Tong Tik-sang
    10. 10. 201619:30
Performance Introduction

It is an age of chaos in the dusk of the Ming dynasty with all the rebels and invader. Just before the empire falls, the Emperor, Chongzhen, slays his wife and daughters for their dignity before facing the inevitable. One of his daughter, the Princess Changping toughed through it, and wanted to stay in a nunnery to escape everything. But destiny doesn’t allow, it lets her husband, Zhou Shixian, to be able to find her again in the nunnery. Shixian convinces Changping to pretend surrender to Qing government in order to exchange for the release of her brother and a proper burial for her father. And after all is set and done, they are married under a camphor tree and drink up poison wine to sacrifice for their country.