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Performance People Ci Ai-xiang (Actor) (Guan Ping) Fang Ning (Actor) (Guan-gong) Li Zhaolin (Actor) (Zhou Cang)
Production Nuo Art Theater of Chizhou, Holy Emperor Ascending the Main Hall, The
Piece Holy Emperor Ascending the Main Hall, The
Performance Language Chinese
Performance Place China
Performance Notes Li Zhaolin (as Zhou Cang) appears in the left of this photograph; Fang Ning (as Guan-gong) appears in the center on his throne, and Ci Ai-xiang (as Guan Ping) beside him, on the right-hand side of the photograph. The play, a modern rendition of a traditional Nuo piece, is about how Guan-gong, a deitified historical figure, and his suboridinates bring blessings to a village by exorcising the demons with his sword. Also see records of the village version of the same play.