China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater

Historical dance drama wows Beijing
Time:07.11.2016

Dance actor Tang Shiyi plays Wang Zhaojun in the drama. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/ China Daily]

Historical dance drama Zhaojun Goes Beyond the Great Wall as a Bride was performed on stage by the China Opera and Dance-Drama Theatre in Beijing on June 9. It tells the story of Wang Zhaojun (BC52-15) from the Han Dynasty (BC202-AD220), one of "four beauties" in ancient China, who married Huns for Han's national benefits.

Historical dance drama Zhaojun Goes Beyond the Great Wall as a Bride was performed on stage in Beijing. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/ China Daily]

Historical dance drama Zhaojun Goes Beyond the Great Wall as a Bride was performed on stage in Beijing. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/ China Daily]

Historical dance drama Zhaojun Goes Beyond the Great Wall as a Bride was performed on stage in Beijing. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/ China Daily]