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2013 International Taichung Mazu Festival play

Ming Hua Yuan theater company, sponsored by Taichung City Government, will present a special play for the 2013 International Taichung Mazu Festival. Titled “Mazu”, this outdoor performance will take place on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.at the Taiping District Sports Center (99, Zhongxing E. Rd., Taiping Dist.).

In contrast to the male characters she usually plays, famous performance artist Ms. Sun Cui-feng will this time instead play the female lead character, Lin Mo-nian. According to theater company director Chen Sheng-fu, “Mazu” will be a bigger production than “Legend of the White Snake” that his group put on 10 years ago. It will be also present the goddess Mazu differently from previous plays, movies and TV shows, using an operatic style that incorporates a modern stage and movie technologies. Chen estimates that this play will draw ten of thousands of audience members, not only from central Taiwan but all over the country.
Call (04) 2228-9111, ext. 25420 for more information.

  • Data update: 2018-11-17
  • Publish Date: 2013-12-03
  • Source: Cultural Affairs Bureau
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