'Confucius' play to premiere in Shandong

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-09-24

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The play Confucius will debut on Sept 28 and 29 at the Shandong Grand Theater in Jinan, capital of Shandong province.

The play, produced by the Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, directed by famous artist Zhang Jigang, and created by the Shandong Provincial Theatre, is meant to commemorate the 2,571st anniversary of the birth of the renowned philosopher Confucius.

According to Zhang, a famous contemporary choreographer and educator in China, the play took three years to complete and tells the life of Confucius and the golden age of Confucianism through dance and opera.


A poster for Confucius [Photo/WeChat account: sdswltwx]