Piece

Piece Name Meng-Jiang Nu (personal name)
Piece Alternate Name Bathing Vow, The (Translation) ,
Marriage Vow, The (Translation) ,
Meng Jiang nu (Title in original language)
Creation Date Qing dynasty
Language(s) of Creation Chinese
Plot Wan Jiliang escapes a conscription order from the Emperor and hides under a willow tree. Meng-Jiang Nu bathes in a lotus pond near this tree, and Wan spies her; because she has vowed to marry whomever sees her body, she and Fan make a marriage vow.
Notes Traces of performance styles from the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) still appear in this Qing-era piece performed by the Nuo Art Theater of Chizhou.

Associated Items

Associated Productions Nuo Art Theater of Chizhou, Meng-Jiang Nu (personal name)
Performances of the piece 77