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Savage Land, written by Cao Yu, is a masterpiece of modern Chinese drama. It was brilliantly staged by Beijing People's Art Theatre.

An uncommon lens into life in rural China

The March theatre season begins again, with three strong plays kicking it off.
Mar 11, 2016 5:50 AM

CAO Yu (1910 - 1996), one of China's greatest dramatists, did not speak English in his teenage years when his high school teacher handed him a copy of The Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen (1828 - 1906) was the father of realist drama, whose form and structure we take for granted in TV shows

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