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Adapting China's Great Revenge Tragedy For The RSC Stage
James Fenton: "The Orphan of Zhao, which I have been adapting for the RSC, survives in various versions, going back to what is no more than the lyrics for a set of arias whose music can only be guessed at. A play with songs, its earliest versions date back to the 13th century; the events it describes date back two millennia before that, between 800BC and 600BC." The Guardian (UK) 10/30/12
Posted October 31, 2012 12:44 AM

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