Please look! In ancient times, there was a girl called Zhu, Ying-tai. In order to study at an academy, she disguised herself as a man. Her action led to a sad but beautiful love story. There was another girl called Qin, Fong-xiao. She was also a woman in man’s disguise. She then passed an official examination and in the end became a Number One Scholar. She was even enlisted as a consort prince.
“Wang, You-lan’s Huangmei Opera Theater Studio” is the only professional performing group focusing on Huangmei opera. The founder Wang, You-lan who once worked for story-telling in Beijing dialect with drum accompaniment has been a celebrity in China and Taiwan. Because her lasting charm of voice, movements and expressions look very similar to those of Ling Bo. Since her childhood, she was praised as Little Ling Bo. The deputy chief Wang, Wen-yan also has elegant movements and soft and delicate singing. She looks rather like Le Di and has so won a title as Little Le Di. In the show. The program presents the classical Huangmei Operas Butterfly Lovers and Disguised-by-a-woman Consort Prince.
Focus：The list of selected operas includes “Farewell for 18 miles” and “Pay a Visit to Ying-tai” of Butterfly Lovers and “Number One Scholar from Imperial Examination” and “Wedding Offer in Golden Palace” of Emperor's Female Son-in-law to demonstrate the glory of Huangmei opera.