HONG Shen (Hóng Shēn 洪深)

Shiao-ling YU

Hong Shen, the famous dramatist, around 1930. Hong established a complete system for dramatic performance and introduced the role of the director to the Chinese stage.

A founder of the Chinese spoken drama (huaju ??), Hong Shen established the role of the Chinese director and a complete system for performing this new drama. His most important dramatic work is the play Yama Zhao (Zhao yanwang ???), which was influenced by Eugene….

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