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The Village

25 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019
Next Occurrence : 25 Oct 2019
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Price from $69

Overview

An epic theatre event, tracing the lives of three different families across half a century, by China’s most revered playwright and director, Stan Lai.

The Village is a deeply emotive coming-of-age story; expect to laugh and cry as heart-warming themes of identity, community and belonging are masterfully explored, appealing to the humanity within us all.

In the late 1940s, thousands of Communist-defeated Chinese Nationalist Party soldiers fled to safety with their families in makeshift “military dependents' villages” in Taiwan. Over the next fifty years, what was presumed to be a temporary refugee exile transformed into a permanent communal melting-pot that would vibrantly colour Taiwan’s cultural heritage forever.

Drawing from true life stories in such villages, legendary director Stan Lai has captured poignant experiences and crafted a spell-binding set design and period costumes. Staged over 200 times worldwide, including in China, the UK and the US, The Village is a masterful and compassionate production that depicts the true, moving history of Taiwan.

Part of OzAsia Festival 2019.

Price

From $ 69 to $ 89

Features

  • Entity Facility

    Bar
    Cafe
    Coach Parking
    Non Smoking
    Parents Room
    Public Toilet