Shanghai Yue Opera Group
The Shanghai Yue Opera Group was founded in 1955 with Yuan Xuefen as the founding director. Over the years, the group has created and adapted more than 400 classical, historical and contemporary works including The Butterfly Lovers, Romance of the West Chamber, The Dream of the Red Chamber and Xiang Lin’s Wife. Award-winning productions also include a new adaptation of The Dream of the Red Chamber, The Empresses in the Palace, Stage Sisters, The Family, Mei Long Town, The Separated Spring, Jade Love, Zhao's Orphan, Beauty Yu and Deep into Autumn. The group has toured Japan, France, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Canada, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, performing to high acclaim.